- Drake has said grammy awards may no longer matter in his new Instagram post, in support of The Weeknd after category snub saga.
A Day after The Weeknd tweeted that “the Recording Academy is corrupt”, Drake posted a new message on his Instagram story, backing up The Weeknd stances. His reaction to The Weeknd getting snubbed on Grammy Awards Nomination.
Drake post on his Instagram story on 25th of November, stating that the grammy should be ignored, following the nomination list announced on the 24th.
“I think we should stop allowing ourselves to be shocked every year by the disconnect between impactful music and these awards and just accept that what once was the highest form of recognition may no longer matter to the artists that exist now and the ones that come after,”Drake wrote
“It’s like a relative you keep expecting to fix up but they just can’t change their ways.He said further
On Tuesday, The Weeknd shared a tweet,
“The Grammys remain corrupt. You owe me, my fans and the industry transparency…”
When the Recording Academy interim president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr. replied to The Weeknd’s controversial post.
“We understand that The Weeknd is disappointed at not being nominated,”Harvey said
“I was surprised and can empathize with what he’s feeling. His music this year was excellent, and his contributions to the music community and broader world are worthy of everyone’s admiration.”
Nicki Minaj also expressed her frustrations over the biased Grammy Nominations, as she reposted Drake’s Story.
Drake had made it clear that he is also a top fan of The Weeknd’s exceptional Album ‘After Hours’. The collection which features potential singles like “Blinding Lights” and “Heartless”.
“The other day I said @theweeknd was a lock for either album or song of the year along with countless other reasonable assumptions and it just never goes that way,” he saidhe said
“This is a great time for somebody to start something new that we can build up over time and pass on to the generations to come.”he stated further
Drake also mentioned that many other potential artists were ignored, including the likes of Popcaan, Lil Baby, partyNextDoor, and Pop Smoke.
“too many missing names to even name,”Drake added.