Back in 1989, The Grammy’s didn’t just snub one artist, but an entire genre. During that year, the Recording Academy added Hip-Hop music to its list of awards categories, but failed to air the category on TV. Several hip-hop acts like DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, Salt-N-Pepa and LL Cool J boycotted the ceremony. DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince would win the award but claimed they were disappointed by the Grammy’s.

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