The 2012 Best Rap Album nominees were announced this week along with the rest of the Grammy categories. In this brief cultural commentary by longtime hip hop journalism Elliot Wilson, he breaks down the five nominees for 2012 Best Rap Album and talks about his prediction for who will win.
This year's nominees include 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, The Roots, Drake and Nas. This video blog is part of Elliot Wilson's weekly series entitled The Truth. In these video blogs, Wilson chooses a current event or topic and presents both sides of the debate before giving his opinion.
In this case, he gives props to all the nominees but narrows his choice for 2012 Best Rap Album to Nas and Drake.