Not A GRAMMY Predication Post – Best Urban Contemporary Album

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With the GRAMMYs (I’m not mad. I just think it’s in all caps) coming up this Sunday I figured I’d give y’all something.

Originally I was going to list all of the categories I wanted to talk about, but I started rambling too much on this post and figured no one would read it.

Instead, I wanted to talk about this new category – Best Urban Contemporary Album – and why separating the albums nominated in this category from the R&B categories was a good or bad move by the committee.

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(500) Days of Channel Orange

Channel Orange is easily the best album I’ve heard all year. Frank Ocean’s Tumblr post/Thank You notes where he opened up about a past homosexual relationship made his life and records a million times more intriguing.

But what hit me while listening to the album was it’s correlation to one of my favorite movies, (500) Days of Summer.

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