Drake nominated for 3 Grammy Awards

The 2013 Grammy nominees were announced yesterday and Drake received three nominations. He is up Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance. To see Drake’s competition, see the other nominees below.

Best Rap Album:
“Take Care” — Drake
“Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1″ — Lupe Fiasco
“Life Is Good” — Nas
“Undun” — The Roots
“God Forgives, I Don’t” — Rick Ross
“Based On A T.R.U. Story” — 2 Chainz

Best Rap Song:
“Daughers” — Nas
“Lotus Flower Bomb” — Wale featuring Miguel
“Mercy” — Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
“The Motto” — Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
“Niggas in Paris” — Jay-Z & Kanye West
“Young, Wild & Free” — Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars

Best Rap Performance:
“HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)” — Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
“Niggas In Paris” — Jay–Z & Kanye West
“Daughters” — Nas
“Mercy” — Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
“I Do” — Young Jeezy Featuring Jay–Z & André 3000

[Audio] K’Naan – Nothing To Lose (Elev8tor Remix) (prod. Rashad)

Columbus, Ohio’s Rashad has released a remix for K’Naan’s “Nothing To Lose” featuring Nas.

“I was excited when the call call came from K’naan’s camp to produce a remix for his song with Nas. These were two artists that were definitely on our list to work with, just so happened that we caught them at the same damn time. Enjoy.”

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K’Naan announces new EP, first single with Nas

K’Naan announced the release of his upcoming EP, More Beautiful Than Silence. The EP will be released via iTunes on January 24th and features tracks with Nelly Furtado and Nas.

He also premiered the first song from the EP, “Nothing To Lose,” which features Nas, stating:

just know that this is a gigantic moment for your boy, cause Nas is one of the reasons why I’m so slick with this English language right here!