Beyonce, B.E.P, Kanye, and Jay-Z Top Nominees at Grammys

Posted: Saturday – December 4, 2009

At the Grammy nomination award show which aired on Wednesday December 2nd, hip-hop was there and represented in a big way. Hosted by LL Cool J himself, the nomination show featured all of the nominations for some of the biggest artists and songs of the year.

Beyonce headlined the event with an astonishing 10 nominations including record of the year, song of the year, and album of the year. Her Hubby Jay-z, as well as Kanye West and the Black Eyed Peas were all nominated for 6. These nominations include categories from Best Rap song of the year to Album of the year. The up and coming artists such as Drake and Kid Cudi, were nominated for 3 apiece both fighting in the category Best Rap Song.

Other artists such as Eminem, T-Pain, Common, Flo Rida, and Mos Def also were involved in the nominations in hopes to adding another Grammy to their wall. The 52nd annual Grammy Award Show, will be on January 31, 2010 at the Staple Center in Los Angeles, and will have some of the biggest names in music performing. Here are some of the categories with the nominations of Hip-hop’s best!

Best Rap Solo Performance

•Best I Ever Had
Drake

•Beautiful
Eminem

•D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Jay-Z

•Day ‘N’ Nite
Kid Cudi

•Casa Bey
Mos Def

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group

•Too Many Rappers
Beastie Boys & Nas

•Crack A Bottle
Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent

•Money Goes, Honey Stay
Fabolous & Jay-Z

•Make Her Say
Kid Cudi, Kanye West & Common

•Amazing
Kanye West & Young Jeezy

Best Rap Song

•Best I Ever Had
Drake

•Day ‘N’ Nite
Kid Cudi

•Dead And Gone
T.I Ft Just Timberlake

•D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)
Jay-Z

•Run This Town
Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West

Best Rap Album

•Universal Mind Control
Common

•Relapse
Eminem

•R.O.O.T.S.
Flo Rida

•The Ecstatic
Mos Def

•The Renaissance
Q-Tip

For More information on the nominees and the categories, go to www.grammy.com



Eminem’s Mother To Wed Bisexual Agent Who Sued Her

Posted: Moday – November 30, 2009

The mother of superstar rapper Eminem, Debbie Nelson, is reportedly engaged to her agent who sued her last year.

As reported earlier, Neal Alpert sued Nelson in 2008 over profits of her book My Son Marshall, My Son Eminem.

According to Radar Online, Alpert found love with Nelson and dropped the lawsuit against her over the summer.

Alpert confirmed the wedding plans to Radar and the couple are looking for a venue to make their matrimony official.

“It’s going to be a nice-sized wedding, that’s for sure,” an insider told Radar.

Adding a twist to the story is the fact that Alpert is bisexual.

“When it comes to marriage it’s not about the sex, it’s about being with your best friend,” the insider explained about Alpert’s sexuality. “He has always been a gentleman and respectful and never sold her out for a penny, even when he had the chance.”

In related news, Eminem will be re-releasing his latest album Relapse under a new title, Relapse: Refill.

Refill, which hits stores on December 22, will fe ature seven new songs.

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