Did Kendrick Lamar Actually Steal His Grammy Performance Concept From A Musical?

Kendrick Lamar is being widely praised for his phenomenal Grammy performance by critics and fans alike (myself included). But, you know that greatness comes with a price tag and now this director is claiming that Kendrick might have took the concept from a musical he directed…hit the jump.

Hip Hop Has Only Won 1.2% Of Major Grammy Awards Since 1989

Yes, our great culture of hip-hop has only taken home an unfortunately low number of Grammy awards since we got our own category in 1989. How ironic. Hit the jump.

(Video) Taylor Swift Cried After Missing A Key During Her Grammy Performance

Taylor Swift wasn’t that happy with her performance last night. She opened the awards show singing “Out of the Woods,” which was on her “1989” album. There is a video showing Swift’s best friend, Selena Gomez coming to the rescue and comforting Switft as she was upset for missing a note doing her performance. Many of us probably didn’t even catch it. It was still a wonderful performance.

(Video) Kendrick Lamar Appears In Grammy’s “Witness Greatness” Promo Video

The Grammy’s is gearing up to be a huge night for Kendrick Lamar. The Compton native is up for 11 nominations, including ‘Album of the Year’ for his critically acclaimed album To Pimp a Butterfly and ‘Song of the Year’ for his “Alright” record. Recently, K.Dot teamed up with The Recoding Academy for a new promotional video titled “Witness Greatness.” The campaign is geared to highlight a few of the Grammy’s shining stars. The three-minute video features all different faces from Compton reciting the lyrics to Kendrick’s anthem “Alright.” The 58th Annual Grammy Awards are set to air air live from L.A.’s Staples Center on February 15th. Check out the video below.

(Video) Wale Clears Up Comments About Frank Ocean Winning A Grammy Because He’s Gay

During a recent interview rapper Wale discussed homosexuality in the Hip-Hop community. When asked if a gay person could be successful in the industry, Wale went on a rant that ultimately stated that being gay was an advantage. He then went on to use Frank Ocean as an example to make his point which became more and more twisted as he spoke. He said, “People are probably going to go bad on me for saying this, but it’s an advantage to be gay in this country right now, that’s just the fact of the matter,” He continued, “Frank Ocean is very dope. Very very dope artist. He got pushed to the moon when he dropped his album though. He got the Grammy and everything. There’s about 30 artists in the country that sold about how much he did or more – they didn’t get any of that.” Now, Wale is speaking out again to clarify his comments. Hit the jump for more.

Musical Success; T.I. & Dame Dash Has The Idea During The Annual SESAC Brunch!

Songwriter and producer, Bryan-Michael Cox hosted his 11th annual Society of European Stage Authors and Composers; SESAC brunch. The event, this year held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, honors the industry’s top musicians, producers and songwriters. Among the honorees are T.I., Dame Dash and Grand Hustle CEO, Jason Geter. Check down bottom for more.

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