The Grammy committee claims to take critical advice from the Hip-Hop community - HotNewHipHop

Grammys are growing up.

Grammys have long been criticized by the hip-hop community. The rappers and their fans feel like the Grammys do not show the right amount of love for the nation's most lucrative music genre. While albums as immaculate as those of J. Cole KOD may have been snubbed this year, the Grammys have made a noticeable improvement to their selection. For example, among the eight nominations for Record of the Year, four rap songs were chosen. A fifth song, "I Like It" by Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin, highlights the wave of talented Latin artists.

Of the eight albums on the Album of the Year nomination list, six are hip-hop or R & B. Drake Scorpion, the Black Panther soundtrack, by Janelle Monae Dirty computer, Cardi B & # 39; s Privacy violation, The album of the same name by H.E.R. and that of Post Malone Beerbong and Bentley Everyone made the cut While we can sit down and say that some rap albums should have taken the place of the others, but the fact that the Grammys included more acts based on hip-hop than any other genre in their two main categories are the progress.


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The Recording Academy awards boss, Bill Freimuth, spoke with XXLand claims to have worked to listen to the hip-hop community. "We certainly listened to the community with these concerns," said Freimuth. "In recent years, we've really done a lot of proactive initiatives for the hip-hop community."

"It will not be a complete revolution, 100 percent, 180 degrees from one day to the next," he continued. "But at the same time, more and more important actors in that community have begun to embrace what we are doing and join us as members, being part of our commissions." Voting – which is extremely important, of course, and I "I like to think that our appointments are reflecting more and more ".

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