Kanye West hasn’t received a Grammy in over 5 years, since 2012 to be actual when he snagged three for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song for “N****s In Paris,” and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for “No Church In The Wild,” however that may very well be altering subsequent yr. According to TMZ, Def Jam have reportedly submitted Kanye for “Best Rock Song” and “Best Rock Performance” for his track “Freeee (Ghost Town, Pt. 2)” with Kid Cudi for a Grammy nomination. The track, which is f him & Cudi’s Kids See Ghosts album, does have a rock factor to it with the heavy drums and guitar strings & vocals so it does kinda make sense to be underneath that class.
The submissions have reportedly already made it by means of the screening course of and had been despatched out on the primary spherical poll to voters on Wednesday. If Ye can get sufficient assist for the track within the first spherical, then he’ll be nominated and up for the awards.
In addition to these two, sources instructed TMZ that Def Jam can also be making an attempt to get Kanye up for “Producer Of The Year” award as nicely. If you keep in mind he did produce about 5 albums in as many weeks again in June, two which (Pusha T & Teyana Taylor) are additionally making an attempt to get Grammy nods.
This yr’s present goes February 19th on the Staples Center in Los Angeles. We’ll hold you posted on nominations and what not once they’re revealed.