Kanye West gained’t be performing on the Grammys subsequent month.
In response to The Recreation, Ye was scheduled to take the stage on the sixty fourth annual ceremony, however he has been “pulled” from the lineup on the final minute.
In a prolonged submit, Ye’s “Eazy” collaborator blasted the Recording Academy for his or her choice. He claims that the removing might must do with Ye’s latest feedback about Grammys host Trevor Noah or his 24-hour suspension from Instagram.
“The Grammys have on the final minute determined to drag @kanyewest from acting on the present as if we didn’t comprehend it was coming,” Recreation instructed his 12 million followers. “Could possibly be as a result of @trevornoah is internet hosting and there was a dialog held amongst his workforce & the academy that led to the choice or as a result of Ye’s account was suspended simply days in the past for causes unknown particularly in a world the place all of the negativities of the world could be discovered on the identical app with no repercussions or suspensions.”
The Compton rapper claims it’s all half of a bigger try to “steal the tradition” and “not let you ever be their equals.” He additionally says that free speech is underneath assault.
“We’ll simply say it’s the entire above & a steady disrespect for us & all that we’ve got delivered to the desk in leisure, media & sports activities during the last 100 years particularly,” he added. “Communicate your thoughts on this nation for your self, household or your individuals & you’re ostracized instantly & in the event you push them arduous sufficient they’ll cease at no ends to try to put an finish to you as a complete.”
Throughout his social media outbursts, Ye took intention at Trevor Noah after the “Each day Present” host spoke out about his “harassment” of Kim Kardashian. Ye modified the lyrics to “Kumbaya” to incorporate a racial slur, which led to Instagram putting a 24-hour ban on his account for violating the platform’s insurance policies on hate speech, bullying, and harassment.
After Ye’s assault, Noah shared his concern for his well-being. “You’re an indelible a part of my life Ye. Which is why it breaks my coronary heart to see you want this,” he wrote. “I don’t care in the event you assist Trump and I don’t care in the event you roast Pete. I do nonetheless care once I see you on a path that’s dangerously near peril and ache.”
In his submit, Recreation touted his personal willingness to talk out regardless of the repercussions. “I for one, have by no means been scared to talk my thoughts even understanding what the results could also be,” he stated. “I can’t sleep at night time figuring out I used to be quiet about points burning holes in my coronary heart or narratives incorrectly pushed by the mass agenda to create a thoughts set that the particular person at hand is krazy or has points internally which can be past restore.”
Whereas defending Ye, he additionally introduced up Colin Kaepernick. “I say all this to say, I’M WOKE….. & whereas I’m.. lemme remind you that Colin Kapernick nonetheless isn’t allowed within the NFL, lynching simply grew to become a federal hate crime in 2022 & now you can not be discriminated from employment due to the best way you determine to put on your hair…”
Added Recreation, “GEEZ thanks massa for permitting us to slowly progress as a race 100 years at a time in spite of everything that was STOLEN from us. I’m positive I’ll be the following account suspended for talking freely on an app created for us to equally share as people lol.”
Regardless of Recreation’s declare, the Grammys by no means formally introduced Ye as a performer. After being delayed from January, the present is slated to happen April 3 in Las Vegas with performances from Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow, Billie Eilish, BTS, and extra.
Ye continues to be slated to headline Coachella subsequent month. Nonetheless, there’s a petition circulating on-line calling for his removing from the competition, with over 15,000 signatures to this point.