Kanye West’s Grammy efficiency has been canceled.
Based on Selection, Ye was “barred” from acting at subsequent month’s awards. A rep for the DONDA rapper stated that Ye’s staff acquired a telephone name Friday night time informing him he had been “sadly” faraway from the lineup of performers as a result of his “regarding on-line habits.”
Ye was by no means formally introduced as a performer. Nevertheless, he’s nominated for 5 Grammys this 12 months together with Album of the 12 months, Finest Rap Album, and Finest Rap Music.
Taking to Instagram, Ye’s “Eazy” collaborator The Recreation blasted the Grammys for his or her choice, which he claims needed to do together with his controversial feedback about Grammys host Trevor Noah. Based on The Blast, there was concern about West and Noah’s interplay through the present.
Ye used a racial slur in opposition to Noah in a since-deleted Instagram put up after the “Each day Present” host commented on his “harassment” of Kim Kardashian, leading to a 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 understand it was coming,” Recreation wrote. “Could possibly be as a result of @trevornoah is internet hosting and there was a dialog held amongst his staff & 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 might be discovered on the identical app with no repercussions or suspensions.”
In response to the report, Noah seemingly denied that he wished Ye yanked from the Grammy lineup and solely wished to see him get assist.
“I stated counsel Kanye not cancel Kanye,” he tweeted on Sunday morning.
I stated counsel Kanye not cancel Kanye.
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) March 20, 2022
Previous to this, Noah shared concern for Ye’s 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 following Ye’s assault. “I don’t care in case you assist Trump and I don’t care in case you roast Pete. I do nonetheless care after I see you on a path that’s dangerously near peril and ache.”
Hosted by Noah, the sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards are set to air April 3 from Las Vegas with performances from Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow, Billie Eilish, BTS, and extra.