GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Rap Solo Performance

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Best Rap Solo Performance

 

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Eminem

Not Afraid

nominees

Kanye West

Power

Drake

Over

Ludacris

How Low

I'm Back

T.I.

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Jay Z

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)

nominees

Drake

Best I Ever Had

Eminem

Beautiful

Kid Cudi

Day 'N' Nite

Casa Bey

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Lil Wayne

A Milli

nominees

Nas

N.i.*.*.e.r. (The Slave And The Master)

Calvin Broadus

Sexual Eruption

Jay Z

Roc Boys (And The Winner Is)...

Lupe Fiasco

Paris, Tokyo

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Kanye West

Stronger

nominees

Common

The People

I Get Money

50 Cent

Jay Z

Show Me What You Got

Big Things Poppin' (Do It)

T.I.

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
T.I.

What You Know

nominees

Undeniable

Trevor Smith, Jr.

Touch It

We Run This

Lupe Fiasco

Kick, Push

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Kanye West

Gold Digger

nominees

Common

Testify

Mockingbird

Eminem

Disco Inferno

50 Cent

Ludacris

Number One Spot

U Don't Know Me

T.I.

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Jay Z

99 Problems

nominees

Twista

Overnight Celebrity

Kanye West

Through The Wire

Lloyd Banks

On Fire

Just Lose It

Eminem

44th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2001)
 
winner

Get Ur Freak On

Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott

nominees

Afroman

Because I Got High

DMX

Who We Be

Jay Z

Izzo (H.O.V.A)

Nelly

Ride Wit Me

43rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2000)
 
winner
Eminem

The Real Slim Shady

nominees

Mystikal

Shake Ya Ass (Track)

Common

The Light

Nelly

Country Grammar (Single)

DMX

Party Up (Single)

42nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1999)
 
winner
Eminem

My Name Is

nominees

2Pac

Changes (Track)

Trevor Smith, Jr.

Gimme Some More (Track)

Kamaal Fareed

Vivrant Thing (Track)

Will Smith

Wild Wild West (Track)

Will Smith (Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee)

41st Annual GRAMMY Awards (1998)
 
winner
Will Smith

Gettin' Jiggy Wit It

nominees

Wyclef Jean

Gone Till November (Single)

Jay Z

Hard Knock Life (Track)

Lauryn Hill

Lost Ones (Track)

Trevor Smith, Jr.

Dangerous (Single)

40th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1997)
 
winner
Will Smith

Men In Black

nominees

LL Cool J

Ain't Nobody (Single)

Notorious B.I.G.

Hypnotize (Single)

Trevor Smith, Jr.

Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Could See (Single)

The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) (Track)

39th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1996)
 
winner
LL Cool J

Hey Lover

nominees

Nas

If I Ruled The World (Imagine That) (Track)

Heavy D

Rock With You (Track)

Trevor Smith, Jr.

Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check (Track)

Coolio

1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New) (Track)

38th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1995)
 
winner
Coolio

Gangsta's Paradise

nominees

Notorious B.I.G.

Big Poppa (Single)

2Pac

Dear Mama (Single)

Skee-Lo

I Wish (Single)

Dr. Dre

Keep Their Heads Ringin' (Single)

37th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1994)
 
winner
Queen Latifah

U.N.I.T.Y.

nominees

Coolio

Fantastic Voyage (Single)

Flava In Ya Ear (Single)

Calvin Broadus

Gin And Juice

Snoop Doggy Dogg

Warren G

This DJ (Single)

36th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1993)
 
winner
Dr. Dre

Let Me Ride

nominees

Paperboy

Ditty (Single)

Just Da Pimpin' In Me (Track)

MC Lyte

Ruffneck (Single)

LL Cool J

Stand By Your Man (Single)

35th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1992)
 
winner

Baby Got Back

nominees

Addams Groove (Single)

Queen Latifah

Latifah's Had It Up 2 Here (Single)

LL Cool J

Strictly Business (Single)

You Gotta Believe (Album)

34th Annual GRAMMY Awards (1991)
 
winner
LL Cool J

Mama Said Knock You Out

nominees

Queen Latifah

Fly Girl (Single)

Here Comes The Hammer (Version 1) (Single)

It's A Shame (My Sister) (Single)

Ice-T

New Jack Hustler (Nino's Theme) (Single)

33rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (1990)
 
winner

U Can't Touch This

nominees

Queen Latifah

All Hail The Queen (Album)

Big Daddy Kane

I Get The Job Done (Single)

Vanilla Ice

Ice Ice Baby (Single)

Monie In The Middle (Single)