Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Wins “Best Rap/Sung” Grammys For “Loyalty”

Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna picked up and early Grammy award for Best Rap/Sung Performance for their collaboration “Loyalty.”

The track is featured on the TDE rapper’s new album DAMN., which has picked up a couple nominations including Album of the Year and Best Rap Album. “This is love I appreciate every single one of ya’ll out there and TDE the crew Interscope,” Kendrick said before giving Rihanna a shout-out. “Hey Rihanna what’s up man, she came through and gas me on that record gas me on my own record man Rihanna this Grammy belong to you.”

Rihanna gave K-Dot props for allowing her to be on such an incredible record. “Thank you Kendrick for giving me this incredible opportunity to be on such a great record, I love this record, and be on it, congrats you deserve this award,” she said.

Kendrick Lamar received the award right after he kicked off the Grammys with an electrifying performance with U2 rock legend Bono and The Edge. K-Dot also won two early awards for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for his single “HUMBLE.” The music video “HUMBLE” is also nominated for Video of the Year and is expected to win.