The GRAMMYS have just changed the game, at least in relation to what songs can be nominated for awards.
Karen O, frontwoman of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, has masterfully taken Bob Marley’s classic song of defiance, “I Shot the Sheriff,” and with a little help from the hip-hop duo N.A.S.A., turned into a slick, dance friendly tune.
Why is the guy who swept all the rap categories at the GRAMMYs hated by rap fans? How can a guy who wrote a song about marriage equality be hated by those who also support gay marriage? We’ve got some answers.
Kendrick Lamar might have gone home empty handed at Sunday night’s GRAMMYs, but he’s not letting it getting him down. Instead he’s embracing the art of positive thinking.
“I’m sorry he was upset,” GRAMMY Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich said. “I was really thrilled that we were finally getting him on the Grammys.”
Despite having split more than a year ago, John Paul White and Joy Williams took home their fourth GRAMMY award last night. White showed up to receive it alone, then today expanded on his message of thanks via Twitter.
In our Inside Album of the Year mini-documentary on Random Access Memories, we made a case for not only Daft Punk’s win last night, but also acknowledged the influential role they’ve played in music across numerous genres throughout their comparatively brief history.
“You got robbed. I wanted you to win. It’s weird and sucks that I robbed you.”
Two-and-a-half minutes into the track, Lamar enters rapping about martians, tater tots and wanting to be the first rapper on Mars.
Vampire Weekend talk to Kevin & Bean about their GRAMMY win, Trent Reznor’s tweet, and the “Big Game.”