He goes onto to say that he respects anyone else that's nominated but is not down with the Grammy committee, especially after they got them to close out the ceremony previous year.
Several artists took to social media to air their grievances at being ignored in the nominations, including Vince Staples and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest. We closed y'all show and we don't get no fucking nominations?
In the expletive-filled video, he also mentions how the legendary hip-hop group performed on the Grammy stage in February after the death of member Phife Dawg in March of 2016. The last Tribe album? We don't get shit?
"Y'all think it's some sort of caveat because this is the first time that no white man was nominated in no major categories and [expletive]?" Thank You 4 Your Service, received raving reviews from musicians in the industry as well as fans.
Tip Says "F" The Grammys After ACTQ's Snub
Q continues, "We were the most black cultured group out". This week was no different when the shortlists were called out for the 60th annual Grammys, which sees JAY-Z lead the way with eight nominations, including chances for album of the year, record of the year and song of the year, and Kendrick Lamar just behind with seven. That's all we stood on, that's all we represented.
"Y'all Grammy n-- ... y'all... f- y'all", Q-Tip says. We f*cking pollying and doing all this sh*t - I got respect for 9th, that's my man, they were trying to get me to come out there and vote in the rap category for some new sh*t they're doing but I didn't do it and we don't get sh*t? It stands with everyone else's shit that's up there. Fuck y'all [.] I'm exhausted of biting my tongue all the time and being nice and shit. Marvin [Gaye] only got f*ckin' one.
"You mothafuckin right I'm hot", he said. "F*ck y'all Grammy ni**as, f*ck y'all!"
The 2018 Grammys are set to return to New York City, marking the first time since 2003.
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