Kendrick Lamar earns first Oscar nomination for "All The Stars ft. SZA"

Headlines 23/01/2019

The Oscars are just around the corner and the nomination's have just been announced, which hip-hop heads are sure to be happy about. Kendrick Lamar joins a distinguished list of rappers who've notched an Oscar nod, with his and SZA's Black Panther track "All The Stars" earning a nomination for Best Original Song. 

Kung-Fu Kenny joins Eminem and Three 6 Mafia as the only rappers to recieve an Oscar nod, with Em winning with "Lose Yourself" and Three 6 Mafia winning with "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp."

Black Panther also earned itself a nomination for Best Picture, which sits alongside BlacKkKlansman, Green Book, A Star Is Born, Roma, and The Favourite as the Best Picture nods. Black Panther's nod is also the first nomination for a Marvel Cinematic Universe film.