March 26, 2023

Grammy’s Will Honor 50 Years Of Hip-Hop With Mega Performance By GloRilla, Nelly, Future, Missy Elliott & More

This yr’s Grammy Awards is paying homage to hip-hop for a star-studded celebration of the music style’s fiftieth anniversary.

Sunday’s extremely anticipated ceremony, which is able to see Beyoncé battle it out for Album of the 12 months, can even showcase a shocking mega-performance that includes a few of rap’s most embellished acts. Nelly, RUN-DMC, Queen Latifah, DJ Drama, Future, Lil Wayne, Swizz Beatz, and newcomer, GloRilla are among the many entertainers hitting the stage in the course of the section. Questlove is producing the tribute, which Black Thought will narrate. Missy Elliott can even take part on the enjoyable, contemporary off the heels of her 2023 Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame nomination.

Over 15 rappers will contact the mic in the course of the huge set along with the numerous different performances of the night. Mary J. Blige, who can also be nominated for Album of the 12 months, will lend her vocals to the occasion. Grammy nominees Unhealthy Bunny and Lizzo are certain to placed on a present for the group as nicely.

Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. stated the tribute is critical to focus on hip-hop’s contributions to each facet of tradition. Rappers similar to Lil Durk, Kodak Black, and Offset have walked excessive style runway exhibits, whereas the likes of Jeezy, Diddy, and even Kanye West have lent their voices to political causes. These are only a few methods hip-hop is seen in day-to-day life exterior of music, which is why Mason is proud to focus on such accomplishments on the principle stage.

With Trevor Noah returning as host for the third yr, the 2023 Grammy’s will happen on the Area in Los Angeles Sunday, February fifth at 8:00 p.m. Viewers can watch on CBS or stream the present on Paramount+.