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Kendrick Lamar Wins Best Rap Performance at 2016 Grammys

Kendrick Lamar
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Kendrick Lamar won the award for Best Rap Performance for his track, “Alright,” at the 2016 Grammy Awards on Monday evening (February 15).

With a whopping 11 nominations at this year’s Grammys, the Compton rapper is predicted to take home numerous awards tonight. “Alright” has already won the Grammy for Best Rap Song, and Kendrick also picked up a win for “These Walls” with Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category. He also received the Best Music Video award for his collaboration with Taylor Swift in “Bad Blood.”

K. Dot beat J. Cole’s “Apparently,” Drake’s “Back to Back,” Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen,” Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright,” “Truffle Butter” by Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne and “All Day” by Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney.

Kendrick is also set to give a special performance tonight. So be sure to tune in to the 58th Grammy Awards on CBS.

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