Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar Win Best Rap Performance
Baby Keem walked away with what could possibly be one of the greatest feats of his career so far. Keem and his rapper cousin Kendrick Lamar won the gold trophy for Best Rap Performance at the 2022 Grammy Awards.
The rhyming parents from Las Vegas and Compton claimed victory tonight (April 3) with their track ‘Family Ties’, with the win announced by rap veteran Ludacris. Keem, who today won a Grammy for the first time, was present at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas tonight and thanked his support system, the women and men who helped raise and shape him. in the person he is today, as well as K-Dot and Dave Free, co-founders of pgLang, the multidisciplinary media company of the former 2020 XXL Freshman is signed, and many others.
Baby Keem and Kung Fu Kenny beat their peers, winning Cardi B’s “Up”, J. Cole’s “My Life” featuring 21 Savage and Morray and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Thot Shit”.
Keem’s melodic blues album, which contains his now Grammy-winning single, released on September 10, 2021.
Last year, Hot Girl Meg won the nod for her massive remix of her hit “Savage” with Beyoncé. Meg won over Big Sean and Nipsey Hussle (“Deep Reverence”), DaBaby (“BOP”), Jack Harlow (“Whats Poppin'”), Lil Baby (“The Bigger Picture”) and the late Pop Smoke (“Dior”) . “Savage (Remix)” brought Megan Thee Stallion, who also won Best Rap Song, some success, earning the Houston rapper her first Billboard No. 1 single in May 2020 shortly after. long after the arrival of the surprise disc.
“Savage (Remix)” debuted on the Hot 100 at No. 2, just behind “Say So (Remix)” by Doja Cat and Nicki Minaj.
Drake was among the 2021 nominees for Best Rap Performance for his track “Way 2 Sexy” featuring Future and Young Thug. However, he withdrew his two Grammy nominations for Best Rap Album for Certified lover as well as the best rap performance. Why Drizzy removed his knuckles remains unclear.
Nonetheless, congratulations to Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar for winning one of music’s most coveted awards.