Fans Celebrate Nas Winning First-Ever Grammy

At the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, Nas won the Grammy for Best Rap Album. Many of his fans celebrated his historic win after being nominated for so many years.

This is a photo of Nas.

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This is a photo of Nas.

Nas is officially a Grammy Award-winning rapper.

During the 2021 Grammy Premiere Ceremony, the winner for Best Rap Album was announced. Nas’ King’s Disease beat out D Smoke’s Black Habits, Jay Electronica’s A Written Testimony, Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist’s Alfredo and Royce da 5’ 9”’s The Allegory.

King’s Disease is entirely produced by Hit-Boy and Gabriel “G Code” Zardes serves as the albums co-executive producer. It features Big Sean, Lil Durk, Anderson. Paak, ASAP Ferg, Fivio Foreign, The Firm, and more.

Congrats Best Rap Album winner - 'KING’S DISEASE' @Nas#GRAMMYs


— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) March 14, 2021

King’s Disease, Best Rap Album.@Nas @Hit_Boy @MassAppealRecs

— MASS APPEAL (@MassAppeal) March 14, 2021

Historically, Nas has come close to taking home the Grammy but could never manage to edge out the other nominees. He has 14 total nominations. In 1996, he was nominated for Best Rap Solo Performance for “If I Ruled The World (Imagine That).” In 1999, 2007, 2008, and 2012, he was nominated for Best Rap Album for projects I Am, Hip Hop Is Dead, Untitled, and Life Is Good. 2012 saw Nas getting noms for “Daughters” (Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance) and “Cherry Wine” with the late Amy Winehouse (Best Rap/Sung Collaboration).

With 13 studio albums under his belt, Nas fans are excited for his big win.

Nas just won his first #GRAMMYs EVER in the category best rap album for “King’s Disease”. it’s beyond overdue. LETS MF GOOOOOOO 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾

— 1 of 1 💙 (@majestysdiary) March 14, 2021

Hit-Boy shared a message on his Instagram after learning about the news. “I’m dedicating this years Grammy for best rap album to Reggie Warren from the legendary R&B group troop who sadly passed away today,” he wrote, adding, “We got more work to do.”

While Freddie Gibbs didn’t win, he was a good sport about it. “I might’ve lost today, but I’m undefeated in court!” he said.

Freddie Gibbs is a good sport after not winning a Grammy. “I might’ve lost today, but I’m undefeated in court!” 😂😂😂

— Def Pen (@DefPen) March 14, 2021

See more reactions below.

Congrats my bro @Nas ... this Grammy is way overdue if you know, you know.

— Statik Selektah (@StatikSelekt) March 14, 2021


Either way it was the best Grammy line up for rap albums ever.

— Statik Selektah (@StatikSelekt) March 14, 2021


Grammy Award-winning rapper Nas.

— Carl Chery (@carlchery) March 14, 2021


My brotha @nas finally got a Grammy!

— A Saleh (@Dude_Br0) March 14, 2021


The Grammys are shitty, that’s been common knowledge for decades.

However, Nas, Thundercat, Megan Thee Stallion, Blue Ivy, Burna Boy, and Wizkid taking a W for the first time is beautiful. I couldn’t be happier for them receiving their moment ❤️.

— Dedee 🥀 (@thoughtfulbae) March 14, 2021


I know a lot of y'all wanted Freddie Gibbs to win but a legend like Nas finally winning a Grammy after being snubbed his entire career should be celebrated. Also AZ, Foxy Brown and Cormega getting their first Grammy's should be celebrated as well. #GRAMMYs

— Ian "Spidey" Thompson (@ict1099) March 14, 2021


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