Kanye West will not be hitting the 2022 Grammys stage, as a rep for the artist has confirmed that his efficiency has been pulled on account of his “regarding on-line conduct.”
Selection 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 tug @kanyewest from acting on the present as if we didn’t understand it was coming,” The Recreation, born Jayceon Taylor, shared by way of Instagram Friday evening.
“May very well be as a result of @trevornoah is internet hosting and there was a dialog held amongst his group & 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 might 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 & in case you push them onerous sufficient they may 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 understanding 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 can be past restore.”
Whereas West will 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 yr’s Coachella Music Competition.