J Prince is urging Kanye West, Drake, Nicki Minaj and others to carry a hip-hop present on the identical evening because the sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards.
On Tuesday (March 22), the Rap-A-Lot Data founder posted on his Instagram web page an audio message the place he shared his disgust that the Recording Academy banned Kanye from performing on the Grammy Awards as a result of his “regarding on-line habits” towards his ex-wife Kim Kardashian, her new boyfriend Pete Davidson, Trevor Noah and others. Trevor, who has been an outspoken critic of Ye’s social media assaults, is internet hosting this yr’s awards ceremony for the second consecutive yr. Following the information that Kanye was banned from the Grammys, the comic wrote on his Twitter web page that Kanye should be counseled and not canceled.
Nonetheless, J Prince wasn’t blissful about Kanye’s ouster from this yr’s Grammy Awards. In his audio message, the veteran rap govt in contrast the Grammy organizers as slave masters, and likened the Grammys’ choice to ban Kanye from performing to that of earlier snubs of Drake, Nicki and The Weeknd, who referred to as the Grammys “corrupt” final yr after he was shut out for nominations regardless of having one of many largest albums and most-streamed singles of 2021.
“I’ve been watching the Grammys management and dictate our tradition to their profit up shut and private for the previous 30 years,” J Prince mentioned. “And all of the artists, managers and executives would do is complain, however by no means have the nuts to return collectively to do something about it.”
“This can be a slave grasp, punish a nigga mentality and act to remind us that irrespective of how a lot cash we have now, we’re nonetheless niggas of their eyes,” he continued. “So that they cancel Kanye and discriminated towards Drake, The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj and plenty of others over time. This can solely be damaged by us uniting our powers to result in change transferring ahead.”
J Prince prompt that Kanye, Drake, Nicki and extra artists unite and maintain a hip-hop live performance in Las Vegas on the identical evening because the Grammy Awards, which is on April 3, in a present of solidarity.
“I like to recommend that the artists I discussed above—and extra—come collectively in Las Vegas and carry out similtaneously the Grammys on a particular community and streaming platform to show that rankings will change the place the Grammys are involved when the No. 1 promoting style in music—hip-hop—come collectively,” he mentioned. “As a result of there’s energy in numbers.”
He concluded, “The powers that be shall be mad at me about this one. However fuck ’em! I like the tradition. The seed has been planted; let’s water it.”
Nicki seems to have co-sign J Prince’s worthwhile concept. The Queen Barbz slid within the remark part of J Prince’s submit and wrote “Respect,” together with a prayer arms emoji.
Will probably be fascinating to see who will reply J Prince’s name. It will undoubtedly shake up the world if it does occur.
The 2022 Grammy Awards will happen on the MGM Grand Backyard Area in Las Vegas on April 3 and air dwell on CBS and Paramount+ at 8 p.m. EST.
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