50 Cent has weighed in on the Grammys row, dubbing the organisers of the occasion as being “out of contact”.
Commenting on the forthcoming 2021 occasion’s nominations for Greatest Rap Album in a since-deleted publish, Fiddy stated: “Greatest Rap Album. They out of contact this shit ain’t it, get the fuck outta right here. 50cent #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi.” He additionally included a number of grinning emojis.
His feedback may presumably be on account of an omission for late rapper Pop Smoke’s debut album ‘Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon’ , which he government produced with Steven Victor and Rico Beats.
Regardless of that, Smoke was nominated for Greatest Rap Efficiency for ‘Dior’ – the protest anthem that appeared as a bonus monitor on his posthumous LP.
These nominated included D Smoke for ‘Black Habits’, Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist’s album ‘Alfredo’, ‘A Written Testimony’ by Jay Electronica, Nas‘ ‘King’s Illness’ and Royce Da 5’9″‘s ‘The Allegory’.
Talking to Spotify’s RapCaviar Fiddy beforehand stated he didn’t anticipate Pop’s album to obtain a nomination until it was as a result of he died.
“If it’s recognised it’s going to solely be as a result of he’s gone,” he stated. “The content material is just like what I might do. They didn’t recognise mine. They gave me Grammys after I was with Em, after I’m on information with Eminem. Apart from that, they’re afraid to present him Grammys as a result of they suppose it’s instructing the viewers to wish to be like Pop and to be like him is to be a part of gang tradition. Who you see get Grammys that’s making drill music? You imply to inform me ain’t none of these songs worthy of it?”
Fiddy just isn’t the one artist to criticise subsequent 12 months’s occasion. The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber have all expressed their disappointment over either a snub or being offended about which category their record has gone into.
The Weeknd particularly known as out the Grammys after he failed to receive any nominations for the 2021 awards for his newest album, ‘After Hours’.