Popular Rapper Wins First Grammy Award After 13 Nominations In 25 Years

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American Hip-hop legend, Nas has broken a jinx.

The rapper has finally won his first Grammy on Sunday, March 14, after 13 nominations across more than decades.

The 47-year-old rapper from the Queens borough of New York City won Best Rap Album for his 13th album, “King’s Disease.”

The album beat out “Black Habits” by D Smoke, “A Written Testimony” by Jay Electronica, “Alfredo” by Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist, and “The Allegory” by Royce da 5′9”.

“King’s Disease,” released August 2020, was headlined by the lead single “Ultra Black,” an unapologetic celebration of Black culture in America.