Tyler, The Creator is now a two-time Grammy champ.
On Sunday night time, the rapper took dwelling his second award for Greatest Rap Album, this time incomes the trophy for his 2021 effort Name Me If You Get Misplaced. He beforehand took dwelling the identical award for IGOR in 2020.
“Thanks wow yeah,” Tyler tweeted after the win. “Due to everybody who listened, watched a video or got here to a present.”
However no on-line victory speech can be full with out a “GANGSTA GRILLZ!!!” drop, which he additionally tweeted.
Kanye West additionally scooped two awards on the sixty fourth Annual Grammy Awards, one for Greatest Melodic Rap Efficiency for “Hurricane,” and the opposite for Greatest Rap Tune for “Jail.” This implies Jay-Z, Lil Child, and The Weeknd have all picked up one other trophy.
To date into the night time, Ye has turn into a 24-time Grammy winner, and nonetheless has two extra possibilities at getting an award within the Album of the 12 months class—each for Donda and Lil Nas X’s Montero, because of his manufacturing credit score on “Trade Child.”
Again in 2020, after incomes the award for IGOR, Tyler spoke about how his arguably most pop-leaning effort was nonetheless positioned in a Rap class.
“I’m half-and-half on it,” Tyler mentioned. “On one facet I’m simply grateful that what I made could possibly be acknowledged in a world like this. But in addition it sucks that each time we—and I imply guys that seem like me—do something that’s genre-bending or something they at all times put it in a Rap or City class.”
After all, with its DJ Drama involvement and fairly a bit extra rapping than his final effort, Tyler’s Name Me If You Get Misplaced discovered itself in the proper style class this 12 months. Nonetheless, time will inform if Ye—who continues to be up for trophies—finally ends up taking any extra tonight, or what music followers will see from the pop and normal classes. Take a look at Advanced’s still-updating record of winners right here earlier than the awards kick off shortly.