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Hip-hop has a Grammys beef
The Grammys cycle didn't have a defining, unanimously acclaimed hip-hop release. But both Drake's "Take Care" and Nas' "Life is Good" sold decently and seemed to fit the Grammy demographic -- smart, well-produced albums about growing older and finding responsibility. So it's a little surprising to find hip-hop almost completely absent from the major categories. Sure, 2 Chainz isn't going to win 2 Grammyz but the total dearth of rap in the top slots seems unexpected at best, and purposeful at worst.
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