Jay Rock’s “King’s Dead” and Anderson .Paak’s “Bubblin” tie for Best Rap Performance at the 2019 Grammys

Jay Rock’s song on the Black Panther soundtrack got a trophy along with Paak’s recent single.

February 10, 2019
Jay Rock’s “King’s Dead” and Anderson .Paak’s “Bubblin” tie for Best Rap Performance at the 2019 Grammys (L) Jay Rock performs onstage at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater. June 24, 2018 (R) Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform onstage during day 1 of FYF Fest 2017. July 21, 2017.   (L) photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images (R) photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for FYF)

The 2019 Grammys saw a rare tie for the Best Rap Performance award. The song "King's Dead" from the Black Panther soundtrack by Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, and James Black won, along with Anderson .Paak for his one-off single "Bubblin." The two songs beat out hits like Travis Scott and Drake's "Sicko Mode," Cardi B's "Be Careful," and Drake's "Nice For What."

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Watch music videos for the winning songs below, and read the full list of 2019 Grammy winners here.

Read The FADER's review of Jay Rock's album Redemption here.

Jay Rock’s “King’s Dead” and Anderson .Paak’s “Bubblin” tie for Best Rap Performance at the 2019 Grammys