Common, Grandmaster Flash, Lupe Fiasco, LL Cool J and more to perform "The Message" tonight on Grammy Nominations Concert
Two-time Grammy Award winner Common, hip-hop innovator Grandmaster Flash, Grammy winner Lupe Fiasco, two-time Grammy winner LL COOL J, Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Melle Mel, rap star Rick Ross and rapper Scorpio will join together for a special performance of “The Message,” on “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! – Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.” The TV special will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live from 9 to 10 tonight on the CBS Television Network.
“The Message” is the seminal rap recording by Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five featuring Melle Mel and Duke Bootee, and it was recently inducted into the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame. The 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame inductee class also includes Oklahoma-bred singing cowboy Gene Autry’s “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” along with recordings by Bill Cosby, Doris Day, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Freddy Fender and Flatt & Scruggs.
Previously announced performers for the concert special are Jason Aldean, Lady Gaga, Ludacris, Rihanna, Valerie Simpson, Mike Stoller, Sugarland, The Band Perry and Usher. Academy Award-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson, actor Taylor Lautner and music stars Nicki Minaj and Katy Perry will be presenters, and LL COOL J is once again set to host.
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