First-ever Grammy: Veteran rapper Nas wins Best Rap Album, fans react
- Nas has won a Grammy Award for the first time in his music career
- The veteran rapper won Best Rap Album in this year's Grammy Awards
- Nas' fans from across the globe have shared that they are happy their fave has finally won a Grammy
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Legendary US rapper Nas has won his first-ever Grammy Award. The popular musician walked away with the award on Sunday, 14 March.
The superstar's 2020 album King's Disease took the Best Rap Album category. Nas, who is considered as one of the best rappers, has been in the game for many years but he had never won a Grammy until Sunday.
His album consists of songs such as Blue Benz, Ultra Black, Replace Me, and Car #85. Nas features artists such as Big Sean, Charlie Wilson, Lil Durk, and Don Toliver, among others.
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Hip-hop followers took to Twitter to share their reactions to the news that Nas has finally won the prestigious award. Check out some of their comments below:
"For once, Grammys did something right. Well deserved Nas."
"When the lyrics are packed full of integrity how does he not win?.. This win actually restores credibility to the Grammy awards! Nas deserves a Nobel prize in literature for his use of the English language!"
"Nas has always deserved a Grammy, so happy he won."
"After 14 nominations since 1996, he eventually got one. I'm so happy for him."
"Happy for Nas, 1st Grammy win... He should have got for one for Illmatic back in the day... He deserves at least 10 of them."
In other entertainment news, Legit.ng reported recently that The Weeknd announced that he will boycott the Grammy Awards from now on. The popular musician has reportedly said that he will no longer allow his record label to submit his music to the Grammys.
The Weeknd's decision comes after the Recording Academy failed to nominate even a single record from his latest album, After Hours. The album is one of the superstar's greatest projects and it was well-received across the globe. It had hits such as Blinding Lights and Save Your Tears.
In a statement shared with the New York Times, the musician said he will boycott the awards "because of the secret committees".
"I will no longer allow my label to submit my music to the Grammys."
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