Nipsey Hussle to be honored with a star-studded tribute at the 62nd Grammy Awards.
“An activist, entrepreneur and rapper, Nipsey Hussle had a lasting impact on not just his community, but also the culture at large,” said Grammy executive producer Ken Ehrlich. “There is no denying the influence he had and his legacy will be felt for generations to come. We are honored to bring together this amazing group of artists to celebrate Nipsey’s life and pay tribute to his many contributions to music. It’s sure to be a memorable performance.”
Meek Mill, YG, Roddy Ricch, DJ Khaled, John Legend, and Kirk Franklin will all take the stage to pay posthumous honor to the Slauson boy.
OFFICIAL: An all-star tribute to the late, GRAMMY-nominated @NipseyHussle to take place on the #GRAMMYs with @kirkfranklin, @djkhaled, @johnlegend, @MeekMill, @RoddyRicch and @YG! 💙— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) January 21, 2020
Nipsey Hussle is nominated posthumously for 3 categories at this year’s Grammys including Best Rap/Sung Performance (“Higher”), Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance (“Racks In The Middle”) featuring Hit-Boy and Roddy Rich.
Hosted by Alicia Keys, the Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles this Sunday, Jan. 26, at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The ceremony will also feature performances from Ariana Grande, Tyler, The Creator, Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, H.E.R., Lizzo, Rosalía, Run-D.M.C, Charlie Wilson, and more.