Grammy Rap Nominees

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The Grammy Rap Nominees was a series of various artists compilation albums that were released from 1999–2001. Albums are released before the airing of the annual Grammy Awards. All of the songs on the albums are Grammy nominated in the year released. The last edition, released in 2001 was a compilation of both rap and R&B nominated songs.


Grammy Rap Nominees 1999
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Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedFebruary 9, 1999
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1."Dangerous"Busta RhymesWhen Disaster Strikes3:38
2."The Lost Ones"Lauryn HillThe Miseducation of Lauryn Hill4:27
3."Gone till November"Wyclef JeanThe Carnival3:28
4."Gettin' Jiggy wit It"Will SmithBig Willie Style3:48
5."Intergalactic"Beastie BoysHello Nasty3:31
6."Money Ain't a Thang"Jermaine Dupri featuring Jay-ZLife in 14724:16
7."Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)"Lord Tariq and Peter GunzMake It Reign4:43
8."Rosa Parks"OutKastAquemini4:27
9."Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)"Pras Michel featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard & MýaGhetto Supastar4:26
10."You Came Up"Big Pun featuring NoreagaCapital Punishment4:03
11."Sweetheart"Jermaine Dupri & Mariah CareyLife in 14724:22
12."Lookin' at Me"Mase featuring Puff DaddyHarlem World4:15
13."Find a Way"A Tribe Called QuestThe Love Movement3:23


Grammy Rap Nominees 2000
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Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedFebruary 8, 2000
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1."Gimme Some More"Busta RhymesE.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front2:39
2."My Name Is"EminemThe Slim Shady LP4:29
3."Wild Wild West"Will Smith featuring Dru Hill & Kool Moe DeeWild Wild West: Music Inspired by the Motion Picture4:06
4."What's It Gonna Be?!"Busta Rhymes featuring Janet JacksonE.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front5:24
5."Still D.R.E."Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg20014:29
6."Guilty Conscience"Eminem featuring Dr. DreThe Slim Shady LP3:20
7."You Got Me"The Roots featuring Erykah Badu & EveThings Fall Apart4:20
8."She's a Bitch"Missy "Misdemeanor" ElliottDa Real World4:01
9."Nas Is Like"NasI Am...3:57
10."The Next Movement"The RootsThings Fall Apart4:10


Grammy R&B/Rap Nominees 2001
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Compilation album by
Various Artists
ReleasedFebruary 6, 2001
GenreR&B, Rap
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1."Try Again"AaliyahRomeo Must Die: The Album4:05
2."Bag Lady"Erykah BaduMama's Gun4:07
3."He Wasn't Man Enough"Toni BraxtonThe Heat4:22
4."As We Lay"Kelly PriceMirror Mirror4:04
5."Gettin' In the Way"Jill ScottWho Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 13:57
6."Untitled (How Does It Feel)"D'AngeloVoodoo4:21
7."I Wanna Know"JoeMy Name Is Joe4:56
8."I Wish"R. KellyTP-2.com5:34
9."Stay Or Let It Go"Brian McKnightBack at One4:41
10."Thong Song"SisqóUnleash the Dragon4:13
11."The Light"CommonLike Water for Chocolate4:04
12."Party Up (Up in Here)"DMX... And Then There Was X4:31
13."The Real Slim Shady"EminemThe Marshall Mathers LP4:47
14."Shake Ya Ass"MystikalLet's Get Ready4:18
15."Country Grammar (Hot Shit)"NellyCountry Grammar4:48
16."Alive"Beastie BoysBeastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science3:49
17."The Next Episode"Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg, Kurupt & Nate Dogg20012:44

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