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Feb 11, 2019 4:08 AM 2+ mon ago

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Rap history was made Sunday at the Grammys as Cardi B became the first woman to win the award for Best Rap Album and Childish Gambino scored two other landmark victories for the genre: Song and Record of the Year.

But unlike in years past, the artists snagged a handful of major wins -- perhaps a sign that the Recording Academy is slowly getting in touch with pop culture's more groundbreaking work.

Drake -- who snagged seven nominations -- won Best Rap Song for "God's Plan," his only win of the night for the inescapable smash of 2018.

The Jewish Canadian rapper -- who has sparred with the Recording Academy in past years -- showed up to accept the award despite rumors that he would skip the gala.

"It's like the first time in Grammys history where ...

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