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Every year around awards season, the Grammys’ treatment (or neglect, even) of hip-hop is highlighted again and again. It has been clear for many years that the committee deciding which artists to award and whose music deserves recognition is rarely making informed decisions. Well, finally, after all this time, something is being done to remedy that.

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