Kanye West won’t carry out at the 2022 Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy has banned the rapper from taking the stage for a track, a supply confirms to Us Weekly.
The insider says the choice to ban the 44-year-old from the Grammys was primarily based off of his latest Instagram exercise, which included slinging racial slurs at Trevor Noah. The Blast was first to report the information. Us has reached out to each West’s representatives and the Recording Academy for remark.
The sixty fourth annual Grammy Awards had been set for January 31, however the ceremony was delayed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They had been rescheduled for Sunday, April 3 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Noah, 38, will return as host for the second year in a row.
The “Heartless” artist is up for a number of Grammys. His August 2021 LP, Donda, is nominated for Best Rap Album and Album of the Year. West can also be nominated for Album of the Year with Lil Nas X‘s Montero, on which he’s credited as a songwriter. Meanwhile, his track “Jail” is up for Best Rap Song, and “Hurricane” is nominated within the Best Melodic Rap Performance class.
The Daily Show host and West have had some tense exchanges not too long ago. The “Power” rapper has taken to social media to air his grievances with estrange spouse Kim Kardashian amid their divorce, which she filed for in February 2021 after practically seven years of marriage. He has claimed that he doesn’t get a good say in his kids’s lives, slammed the KKW Beauty founder, 41, for permitting their daughter North, 8, on TikTok and claimed his kids — North, Saint, 6, Chicago, 4, and Psalm, 2 — had been being refrained from him.
Additionally, he has launched a number of assaults on Pete Davidson, Kardashian’s new boyfriend. West has included disses in songs, mentioned he would by no means let the SNL performer meet his kids and killed a Claymation effigy of Davidson within the music video for “Eazy.”
Noah led a virtually 10-minute section on West’s remedy of Kardashian within the Tuesday, March 15, episode of The Daily Show. The South Africa native defined that this isn’t simply entertaining drama however a reminder to search for the warning indicators of an abusive relationship.
“It touches on something that is more sensitive and more serious than people would like to admit. I know everyone thinks it’s a big marketing stunt,” Noah mentioned on the Comedy Central present. “Two things can be true: Kim likes publicity. Kim is also being harassed. Those things can be happening at the same time. ‘Cause I’ll be honest with you, what I see from this situation — I see a woman who wants to live her life without being harassed by an ex-boyfriend or an ex-husband or an ex-anything.”
The comedian continued, “What she’s going through is terrifying to watch, and it shines a spotlight on what so many women go through when they choose to leave.”
Noah recalled rising up with an abusive stepfather who ultimately shot his mom within the head, which she miraculously survived. The host acknowledged he wasn’t implying that West was able to doing the identical, however he remembers how folks ignored his mom’s abuse claims. He’d fairly look foolish for shining a light-weight on it than ignore what he sees as indicators of abuse.
“The point is that Kim Kardashian and countless other women, they find themselves in a terrible position, you know? Because asking Kanye to stop clearly isn’t helping,” the Born a Crime writer mentioned.
He continued, including, “What we’re seeing though is one of the most powerful, richest women in the world, unable to get her ex to stop texting her, to stop chasing after her, to stop harassing her. Just think about that for a moment. Think about how powerful Kim Kardashian is, and she can’t get that to happen. … If she cannot escape this, then what chance do normal women have?”
The “Donda” performer was not pleased with the section. West shared a screenshot of an Internet seek for Noah on Wednesday, March 16, by way of Instagram with caption that used a racial slur a number of instances.
West’s phrases received him banned from Instagram for twenty-four hours. Prior to his account being pulled, Noah reportedly responded within the feedback part.
“There are few artists who have had more of an impact on me than you Ye. You took samples and turned them into symphonies,” the prolonged remark learn, partly, by way of TheWrap. “You’re an indelible part of my life Ye. Which is why it breaks my heart to see you like this. I don’t care if you support Trump and I don’t care if you roast Pete. I do however care when I see you on a path that’s dangerously close to peril and pain.”
He additionally addressed West’s use of the slur, including, “Don’t ever forget, the biggest trick racists ever played on black people was teaching us to strip each other of our blackness whenever we disagree. Tricking us into dividing ourselves up into splinters so that we would never unite into a powerful rod. ✊🏽.”
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