In this year’s pre-show at the annual awards show, live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night (March 14), Esco beat D Smoke’s Black habits, Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist’s Alfredo, Jay Electronica’s Written testimony and Royce 5’9 ” Allegory For victory. The 13-track album, Nas’ 13th, put him in touch with the younger generation, including films like Lil Durk, Fivio Foreign, Don Toliver and more. Looks like the formula worked.
The Grammy for Best Rap Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards allows the rap legend from Queens to finally add the coveted notch to his belt. Last year, Tyler, the creator Igor won the trophy in this category against nominees like Dreamville Revenge of the Dreamers III, Meek Mill Championships, 21 Wild I am> I was and YBN Cordae’s The lost Boy.
This year’s ceremony took place with limited attendance and COVID-19 protocols were put in place after the festivities were pushed back from their original date in January. Tonight’s presentation of the best rap album also commemorates 25 years of hip-hop recognized by the Recording Academy. The first album to win this award was from Naughty by Nature in 1996. Since then, only two women have won in this category: Lauryn Hill for Fugees’ The score in 1997, and Cardi B for Breach of privacy in 2019.
Kanye West’s Jesus is king album won the award for best contemporary Christian music album, despite itself pee on one of her social media awards last year.
See each Grammy award winner for best rap album