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DaBaby is one of the most prolific and successful rap stars to come along in the past five years, and his fame has continued to rise even during the apex of the pandemic and social upheaval in 2020. The “Rockstar” emcee said he’s exceeded many of his childhood aspirations, including his dream of landing a…

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The Grammys has announced plans to stop using the word “urban” to describe music of Black origin in their awards categories. When the prestigious awards ceremony returns in 2021, the Recording Academy will replace the Best Urban Contemporary Album category with the title Best Progressive R&B Album. A spokesperson said: “This change includes a more…

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Sean “Diddy” Combs went on a prolonged rant at a celebrity-filled pre-awards party on Saturday night, telling the star-studded audience that the Grammys have never “respected” black music. Diddy, 50, made the declaration while speaking at Clive Davis’ legendary pre-Grammy party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Vibe magazine reports. Adding to the…

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Michelle Obama, the former first lady who is considered American royalty, can now add another distinction to her vast vault of accolades: a Grammy Award nomination. As the nominations were announced on “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, Obama was given a nod for best spoken word album for the audio version of…

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Nominations for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards were released Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, and fans of rappers DaBaby and Megan Thee Stallion are upset that neither is up for the prize for “Best New Artist.” Both have had success this year with their chart-topping records. DaBaby took over the hip-hop scene with his single “Suge”…

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