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Grammys 2017: Hip-hop performers and nominees

Some surprising news coming from the hip-hop happenings at the 2017 Grammys
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Hip-hop fans, here's a look at what's coming up for the Grammy Awards on Sunday, February 12.

A Tribe Called Quest, Anderson .Paak and Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl will share the stage at the Grammys this year.

While Tribe's latest album We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service was released too late to secure a nomination (keeping it eligible for next year), the group are three-time nominees, last getting a nod for 1998's "Find A Way." Anderson .Paak has two nominations this year for Best New Artist and Best Urban Contemporary album. Between Nirvana and Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl has 14 Grammys out of 34 career nominations. Combined, this has the most potential for a memorable Grammy moment since Kendrick Lamar linked up with Imagine Dragons in 2014.

The James Corden-hosted telecast from the Staples Center will also feature performances from The Weeknd with a returning Daft Punk, Alicia Keys with Maren Morris as well as Adele, Bruno Mars, Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

In addition to Drake's Views being nominated for Best Album, hip-hop at the Grammys this year includes:

Best Rap Album:
Coloring Book — Chance The Rapper
And the Anonymous Nobody — De La Soul
Major Key — DJ Khaled
Views — Drake
Blank Face LP — ScHoolboy Q
The Life of Pablo — Kanye West

Best Rap Performance:

"No Problem" — Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
"Panda" —Desiigner
"Pop Style" — Drake Featuring The Throne
"All The Way Up" — Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared
"That Part" — ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Performance:

"Freedom" — Beyoncé Featuring Kendrick Lamar
"Hotline Bling" — Drake
"Broccoli" — D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
"Ultralight Beam" — Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream
"Famous" — Kanye West Featuring Rihanna

Best Rap Song:

"All The Way Up" - Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared
"Famous" — Kanye West Featuring Rihanna
"Hotline Bling" — Drake
"No Problem" — Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
"Ultralight Beam" — Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

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