Contact Us

Jay-Z ‘s ‘On to the Next One’ Wins Grammy for Best Rap Song

Getty Images

Jay-Z kicked the night off for hip-hop grabbing three Grammys before the 2011 award show even began. Hov, who is nominated for six Grammys, picked up the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for ‘Empire State of Mind,’ beating out the likes of Bruno Mars, Chris Brown and the Roots in the category. Additionally, Jay’s ‘On to the Next’ snagged a Grammy for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group.

Both tracks appear on Jay’s 2009 release ‘The Blueprint 3.’ The project, debuted atop the Billboard charts selling over 400,000 copies in its first week and features production from Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, and the Neptunes.

The Brooklyn emcee kicked off his pre-Grammy celebration Saturday (Feb. 12), with a private brunch celebrating his Roc Nation label imprint and co-hosted by Italian fashion house, Gucci. The invite-only soiree was held at the Beverly Hills Soho House. Celebrities in attendance including Roc Nation signee, J. Cole, Beyonce, and Will Smith.

Watch ‘On to the Next One’

Recommended for You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Boombox quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!