Kendrick Lamar, U2, and Dave Chappelle Open the 2018 Grammys With Electrifying Performance

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Well, this might be the textbook definition of “perfect awards ceremony opening.” Kicking things off into high-gear at this year’s Grammy Awards, Kendrick Lamar was joined by U2 and Dave Chappelle for a live performance of “XXX,” from his newest album Damn. (Lamar has seven Grammy nominations in total this year.) “The only thing more frightening than watching a black man be honest in America, is being an honest black man in America,” Chappelle joked in between song breaks. “Is this okay? On CBS?” Relive the powerful imagery above.

Kendrick Lamar and U2’s Grammys Performance Is a Must-Watch