Kanye West gained’t be performing on the Grammys subsequent month.
In line with The Sport, 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 resolution. He claims that the removing could must do with Ye’s current feedback about Grammys host Trevor Noah or his 24-hour suspension from Instagram.
“The Grammys have on the final minute determined to tug @kanyewest from acting on the present as if we didn’t realize it was coming,” Sport advised his 12 million followers. “May very well be as a result of @trevornoah is internet hosting and there was a dialog held amongst his crew & 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 will be discovered on the identical app with no repercussions or suspensions.”
The Compton rapper claims it’s all half of a bigger try and “steal the tradition” and “not assist you to ever be their equals.” He additionally says that free speech is beneath assault.
“We’ll simply say it’s the entire above & a steady disrespect for us & all that we’ve got dropped at the desk in leisure, media & sports activities over the past 100 years particularly,” he added. “Converse your thoughts on this nation for your self, household or your folks & you’re ostracized instantly & should you push them arduous sufficient they may cease at no ends to try to put an finish to you as a complete.”
Throughout his social media outbursts, Ye took goal at Trevor Noah after the “Day by 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 inserting 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 should you assist Trump and I don’t care should you roast Pete. I do nevertheless care after I see you on a path that’s dangerously near peril and ache.”
In his submit, Sport 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 implications could also be,” he mentioned. “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 individual at hand is krazy or has points internally which are 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 turned 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 Sport, “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 Sport’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 remains to be slated to headline Coachella subsequent month. Nevertheless, there’s a petition circulating on-line calling for his removing from the pageant, with over 15,000 signatures thus far.