All of The Hip-Hop Wins at the 2022 Grammy Awards

All of The Hip-Hop Wins at the 2022 Grammy Awards

Published Mon, April 4, 2022 at 3:27 PM EDT

This past year has been an amazing one for black music. With countless memorable projects across all genres and sub-genres of hip-hop and soul, 2021 was a highlight year for both emerging and classic artists.

On Sunday (April 3), the 2022 Grammy Awards commenced, featuring many moments highlighting the best to do it in our culture. Nas killed it on stage with his first-ever solo performance at the Grammy Awards, performing a medley of fan favorites, old and new. Hip-hop pioneers Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, and Scorpio reunited as they were publically awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award for their contributions to music and pop culture. And emerging rap superstars Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow joined forces to give their first-ever live performances on the Grammy stage.

This year boasted some major wins from last year's hardest-working hip-hop artists. From Tyler, the Creator taking home his second trophy to Kanye West picking up his record-breaking 24th award, the 2022 Grammy Awards were a testament to the outstanding quality of music that hip-hop has had to offer this past year.

Here are all of the hip-hop winners at the 2022 Grammy Awards.


Tyler, the Creator - 'Call Me if You Get Lost'

Rock the Bells Cultural Influence award recipient Tyler, the Creator, has earned his second Best Rap Album award for his DJ Drama assisted album, Call Me If You Get Lost. The album finds the California emcee focussing strictly on bars, earning him another gramophone trophy.


Kanye West - Best Melodic Rap Performance "Hurricane"

The lead single from Ye's long-awaited tenth studio album, Donda, "Hurricane," has evolved through many iterations since its inception as a track on the Chicago emcee's unreleased 2018 album Yhandi. Finally, being released topped with vocals from R&B superstar The Weeknd, "Hurricane" turned out to be a highlight tracks of 2021.


Lucky Daye - Best Progressive R&B Album "Candydrip"

The New Orleans singer/songwriter mixes elements of soul, hip-hop, R&B, and pop to make up his sensual break-up-to-make-up album, 'Candydrip.' The emerging R&B star continues to wow music fans with his eclectic soulful style, noted as an artist to look out for in the near future.


Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar - Best Rap Performance "Family Ties"

Kendrick Lamar's little cousin and protege, Baby Keem, is cementing himself as a leader of the new school after his critically acclaimed studio debut, The Melodic Blue. With the help of his PgLang mentee, Baby Keem delivered one of last year's biggest bangers with "Family Ties."


"Kiss Me More," Doja Cat feat. SZA 

Emcee, dancer, pop star, and certified hip-hop head, Doja Cat has earned her first Grammy for her SZA assisted smash hit single, "Kiss Me More." The multi-faceted artist has always shown genuine love for hip-hop history and culture, shouting out Little Brother, Homeboy Sandman, and Biggie as major influences.


Kanye West and JAY-Z - Best Rap Song "Jail"

"This might be the return of The Throne!" Although they were nominated in two categories for their iconic 2012 collaboration album, 'Watch the Throne," the duo did not end up taking any gramophones home. A decade later, the duo has earned the award for Best Rap Song at the 2022 Grammy Awards.

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