The Grammy drought continues for rap records: Album of the year bypasses the genre for the 15th straight year - News Summed Up

The Grammy drought continues for rap records: Album of the year bypasses the genre for the 15th straight year


Those who follow the ceremony shouldn’t be surprised. Hip-hop’s history with the Grammy Awards has been tense since the genre was born, and the criticisms have piled up over the decades. Rap albums have been crowned best album only twice. This year Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino declined requests to perform.


Source: Los Angeles Times February 11, 2019 05:55 UTC



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