*Rick Ross, Common, and Lupe Fiasco will pay tribute to one of hip-hop’s most memorable songs, “The Message,” at “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! – Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night.”
The trio will join the originators, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, and Scorpio for a one-of-a-kind performance of the rap anthem to honor the recording’s recent addition to the 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame.
The live event, hosted by LL Cool J, will also feature an announcement from an iconic group regarding their monumental band reunion set to take place at the 54th Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2012.
Fans can watch the event live on CBS on Wed. at 10pm EST and catch performances also by Jason Aldean, Lady Gaga, Ludacris, Rihanna, Valerie Simpson, Mike Stoller, Sugarland, The Band Perry, and Usher.