The Grammys managed to anger XXXTentacion followers for a serious snub.
If you’re an avid viewer the annual Grammy award present, you then would’ve recognized that they at all times embrace an “In Memoriam” section to recollect all of the artists who handed away within the final yr. Somehow The Recording Academy didn’t embrace late rapper XXXTentacion on this yr’s “In Memoriam” and his followers are furious. In truth, a big section the hip-hop group just isn’t happy by the snub.
Variety reported that X was rejected from the section as a result of his historical past home violence. The web site reported consultant for the South Florida rapper has repeatedly requested the Recording Academy to incorporate him within the “In Memoriam,” however final evening we realized that he didn’t make the reduce.
Urban Islandz beforehand reported that XXXTentacion, whose actual identify is Jahseh Onfroy, home violence fees have been dismissed and wiped from his information following his premature loss of life in a theft incident in Deerfield Beach final yr June. It appears that was not sufficient for the producers the Grammys to honor him.
Other artists who handed away final yr, together with Mac Miller, Avicii, and Aretha Franklin, have been all remembered within the “In Memoriam” section. XXXTentacion followers are actually threatening to boycott future Grammy Awards.
“Lol Grammys couldn’t even put xxxtentacion within the “In Memoriam” part. Mad disrespectful. X’s loss of life impacted tens of millions simply as everyone else did that was within the memoriam… Shameful. Grammy’s grow to be extra trash yearly,” one fan tweeted.
“Pretty upsetting the Grammys left @xxxtentacion out the memorial. I don’t care how lengthy he was within the business or how gifted folks suppose he was. He was 20 years previous, murdered, and he impacted many,” one other fan wrote.
Do you suppose XXXTentacion deserves to be honored on the Grammys and maybe deserve even a nomination?