Kanye West is at the peak of his music career. The Chicago-native rapper is famous for being part of headlines all year long. It turns out, that the 2022 Emmy Awards nominations came with good news for him and Dr. Dre.

For this year’s show, Kanye West and Dr. Dre are among the first-time Emmy nominees. Both artists have had fruitful careers in the music industry. This certainly marks a new milestone for them.

For their spectacular performance at this year’s Super Bowl halftime show, the iconic west coast producer earned this nomination alongside 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, and Eminem. They’ll be competing in the Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special category.

On the other hand, Kanye West earned his nomination for Jeen-Yuhs, a three-part documentary revolving around his rise to stardom. He will be competing in the Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series category.

The Netflix documentary series has scored several other nominations as well. This will another big addition to Kanye’s decorated career if he wins this. Regardless of that getting nominated in the first place is a huge accomplishment.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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