Kanye West will now not be hitting the 2022 Grammys stage, as a rep for the artist has confirmed that his efficiency has been pulled as a consequence of his “regarding on-line habits.”
Variety confirmed the information shortly after West’s “Eazy” collaborator, rapper The Recreation, took to social media in a rant defending the multi-hyphenate as he faces scrutiny for harassing estranged spouse, Kim Kardashian, cyberbullying Pete Davidson and utilizing a racial slur whereas addressing “The Day by day Present” host, Trevor Noah.
“The Grammys have on the final minute determined to drag @kanyewest from acting on the present as if we didn’t comprehend it was coming,” The Recreation, born Jayceon Taylor, shared via Instagram Friday evening.
“Might 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 will be discovered on the identical app with no repercussions or suspensions,” the MC hypothesized.
“Converse your thoughts on this nation for your self, household or your individuals & you’re ostracized instantly & if you happen to push them exhausting sufficient they are going to cease at no ends to attempt to put an finish to you as an entire,” the Compton, Calif. native went on. “I can’t sleep at evening realizing 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 particular person at hand is krazy or has points internally which can be past restore.”
Whereas West will now not be performing, the rapper’s 2021 album “Donda” has been nominated for 5 awards, together with Album of the Yr.
Information of his cancelled efficiency comes days after one critic started a petition to have Ye dropped as a headliner for this 12 months’s Coachella Music Pageant.