11 Biggest Snubs in Rap-Grammy History

If you haven’t heard yet, everyone from hip-hop fans to Macklemore himself believes that Kendrick Lamar got snubbed at the 2014 Grammy’s. That might be true—however, rap has a long, unfortunate history of getting shafted by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (the voting committee for the Grammy’s). There have definitely been some […]

Grammy Aftermath: Macklemore vs. Kendrick Lamar

So as it turns out, I was wrong. It isn’t just Kendrick Lamar fans that are clawing out their eyes over Macklemore’s Grammy wins Sunday night. It’s the entire hip-hop community. Literally everyone and their mothers are hating on Macklemore, claiming that King Kendrick deserved the accolades over the white MC’s “pop-rap” music. Personally, I […]

And the Nominees for the 56th Grammy Awards Are…

It’s Macklemore versus Kendrick Lamar at music’s biggest annual event: the Grammy Awards, which will be held on January 26, 2014. Both are nominated in seven categories, tying with Justin Timberlake for the second most nods this year. The leader? Rap legend Jay Z with a whopping nine. Meanwhile, hip-hop newbies Kendrick and Macklemore are pitted […]

YouTube Streams Its First-Ever Music Awards Show

  Last night, YouTube live-streamed its first-ever music awards show to millions of viewers, and it was bizarre to say the least–though I guess that’s what happens when you produce a live event. The whole thing felt like an independent, artsy event that was sloppily thrown together by a bunch of hipsters, where the winners […]

Going Berzerk over Miley Cyrus, Macklemore, and Kendrick Lamar

I thought this would be a good chance to follow-up on some of the recent stories I’ve covered. First up, the VMAs. This year’s show was the best I’ve seen in a while, mainly because its stellar performances outshined the cringe-worthy moments. But like every year, there’s always something outrageous for people to criticize and […]