I haven’t kept up with the Grammys for a number of years, but to receive a nod/nomination is definitely an accomplishment and much needed in order to keep balance of this whole music thing..I won’t get into the politicks of it all, but I will shine a light on some folks I am rooting for..
(More nominees and honorable mentions on pg. 2)

Best Rap Album
The Ecstatic
Mos Def

Best Solo Rap Performance
Casa Bey

Best Rap Album
The Renaissance

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
The Foreign Exchange, Feat. Muhsinah
Album: Leave It All Behind

Check out their Grammy nod video here