Last week, before all the pomp and circumstance of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday, Complex shared a video that focused specifically on the rap categories and the lack of respect the Grammys have shown to artists in hip-hop, historically. One very revealing fact: Seattle rapper Macklemore has more Grammys to his name than Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, The Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, and many other influential rappers. And that Grammy total is combined…#hitsblunt.
This year’s rap category winners—Kendrick Lamar and Eminem—feel more in line with what’s going on in hip-hop than in years past. And there’s one thing Snoop has to be happy about: Iggy Azalea went home with none.