Will Nas finally win a Grammy?
On 1998’s “Hate Me Now,” Nasir boasted of being the “first rapper to bring a platinum plaque back to the projects.” Yet come February, he’ll likely be cradling some golden, more elusive booty. The Queensbridge-bred rapper adds four nominations to his previous career count of eight, and with his brutally personal Life Is Good album being worshiped by fans and critics alike, this year looks to be his best shot. We’re banking on the Amy Winehouse resuscitating “Cherry Wine” to cash in a Best Rap/Sung Collaboration gramophone, with Life strongly contending for Rap Album Of The Year (don’t sleep on The Roots’ incredible undun LP, though.) While Nas will occasionally fumble his rhymes in concert, we’re sure his acceptance speech will be right on point. QB!