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Mississippi represents at Grammy awards

A Mississippi man took home his first win from the Grammy’s in Los Angeles on Sunday. 

Bobby Rush, the Mississippi bluesman, won the award for best traditional blues album. His album is named after one of it’s songs “Porcupine Meat.”

This is the fourth time Rush has been nominated for a Grammy. In the course of his career he has recorded over 300 songs in the last 60 years.

Rush has also received 41 nominations and 10 awards from the Blues Foundation, and was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2006.

“Porcupine Meat” features Hattiesburg artist Vasti Jackson.

“I’m bringing the Grammy home to Mississippi,” said Rush. “Mississippi, here I come.”

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