Although competition in award shows are usually still, Hip-Hop artists have an even tougher time breaking through just to get a nomination. Common and John Legend’s Oscar win for “Glory” last night had the Hip-Hop community rejoicing, partially for the simple fact that such an occasion isn’t the norm. It’s the exception.
Don’t believe us? Take a look at all the Hip-Hop songs that won big time awards outside the rap category we could think of.
50 Cent – “In Da Club”
Billboard Music Song of the Year (2003)
Fiddy is still salty he missed his Grammy night shine. Given this record’s decade-plus dominance, it’s hard to truly fault him.