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58th GRAMMYs: Odds for the Rap field

Now it is turn for the rap field which consists of four categories: rap-only performance, rap and sung collaboration and of course the regular songwriters’ and album’s awards.

Determining eligibility in the rap field is quite easy. Basically if you’re rapper, this is where you fit and that could be why the field has never been called “hip-hop”. Many hip-hop singers end up in R&B.

After pop the most commercial and talked-about field is rap and this year’s contenders include some of the biggest names in today’s music like Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. The latter two Continue reading “58th GRAMMYs: Odds for the Rap field”

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58th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the Rap field

2015 was a big year for hip-hop as some of the heavyweights in rap music released both commercially and critically successful albums. Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Nicki Minaj are expected to dominate this year’s rap field. The question is who will be competing against them? Let’s see the odds:

Best Rap Performance

  1. Kendrick Lamar — Alright
  2. Drake — Energy
  3. Nicki Minaj ft. Drake & Lil Wayne — Truffle Butter
  4. Fetty Wap — Trap Queen
  5. J. Cole — Apparently

As I mentioned above. Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Nicki Minaj could be present in all of the four categories of the rap field. Lamar’s “Alright”, Drake’s “Energy” and Continue reading “58th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the Rap field”

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57th GRAMMYs: Odds for the Rap field

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This year’s race in the Rap field contains some of the biggest (and most controversial) names in the hip-hop scene such as Eminem, Drake, Iggy Azalea, Kendrick Lamar, and Kanye West. However, Eminem and Drake dominate the field as they are nominated in three out of the four categories. Let’s now take a look at the odds in each of these categories:

Best Rap Performance

  1. Eminem — Rap God
  2. Kendrick Lamar — i
  3. Childish Gambino — 3005
  4. Drake — 0 to 100/The Catch Up
  5. Lecrae — All I Need Is You

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57th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the Rap field

The rap field is rather weak this year; mostly due to the fact that some of the main contenders (Beyonce/Jay-Z, Iggy Azalea, Chris Brown) were relegated to either the Pop or R&B fields. And this move make the predictions even harder. There are, however, some major competitors still in the running. And, here are the predictions:

Best Rap Performance

  • Eminem — Rap God
  • Wiz Khalifa — We Dem Boyz
  • Lil Wayne ft. Drake — Believe Me
  • Childish Gambino — 3005
  • Nicki Minaj — Anaconda

13-time GRAMMY winner, Eminem is the top contender in this category for his mind-blowing tune “Rap God”as he has virtually no competition. Continue reading “57th GRAMMYs: Predictions for the Rap field”