The Grammy nominations are out and the public is in frenzy over who will scoop the coveted honors. Although musical taste is a personal matter, the nominated artists have impressed the Grammy’s judges. However, it truly is anyone’s guess who will clinch the awards. The rap category is filled with controversial nominees with huge egos, with an equal huge fan base.
However, this music genre requires lyrical flow and great finesse which great artists the likes of Tupac and Notorious B.I.G undoubtedly possessed. The question is, do these artists possess the same?
The best rap song nominees are:
Anaconda – Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj probably broke the internet months before Kim tried so hard with the release of Anaconda, which a massive hit. The raunchy video has over 300 million views in three months after the launch. Produced by Cash Money/Young Money, Nicki showed her writing prowess and her other ‘assets’ in the video.
Bound 2 – Kanye West and Charlie Wilson
Kanye West is known for his fiery temper and lyrical prowess. This year has been a good year for the rapper with his marriage to reality star Kim Kardashian. But does this hit really deserve to be on the list with only 14 million views?
I – Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar new lyrical arrangement and rhythm continues to garner him legions of fans. He has already won several awards including BET Award for best lyrists in 2014, 2013 and 2012 among many others.
We Dem Boyz – Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa released his debut album “Show and Prove” in 2006 and continues to maintain a good following. We Dem Boyz is a song of his 4th studio album titled “Blacc Hollywood” that was released on August 18th.
0 to 100 /The Catch Up – Drake
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