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It’s not every day a song sung primarily in Spanish goes to #1 in the US. It’s not even every decade. But “Despacito,” a collaboration between Puerto Rican stars Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, has done it with a late-breaking assist from Canadian pop idol Justin Bieber. The Bieber-featuring “Despacito” remix, you may have … More »
(AllHipHop News) Reports have been circulating that a variety of top name rappers will be boycotting the Grammys this year.
Rumors have suggested that top rappers like Drake, Kanye West and Frank Ocean had planned on skipping the festivities this year, in protest of the organization’s apparent lack of respect for hip-hop.
However, a variety of artists will be participating during the Grammy weekend.
Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest are slated to hit the stage together for a collaboration during the 59th annual ceremony.
Other artists to hit the stage during the event include The Weeknd and Daft Punk, Alicia Keys, Bruno Mars, John Legend and others.
This year, a number of rappers are nominated for a Grammy Award.
Anderson .Paak and Chance the Rapper are up for Best New Artists, while other nominees include Desiigner, Chance the Rapper, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, French Montana and Infrared, ScHoolboy Q and others.
The Grammys are taking place at the Staple Center in Los Angeles and air on Sunday, February 12th at 8:00PM ET.
In the past, Kanye West has used his Yeezy fashion shows to debut new music — Season 1 was the premiere of “Wolves,” Season 2 had “Fade,” and Season 3 was the debut of The Life Of Pablo. His most recent event, Season 4, was just very hot and multiple models fainted, and there … More »