Drake’s powerful speech at the 2019 Grammys resurfaces as fans slam the music industry for not rewarding real artists

  • Grammy Awards top social media trending lists as fans weigh in on Recording Academy’s bias in picking winners
  • Some peeps weren’t happy that their favorites lost the awards, while some undeserving artists won the prestigious gong
  • The debate led to the resurgence of Drake’s powerful speech at the 2019 Grammy Awards, where he said winning a Grammy doesn’t determine his success as an artist.

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The 64th Grammy Awards held recently sparked heated debate on social media. Peeps flooded Twitter to share their thoughts on some artists who took home the awards at the star-studded event.

Fans reposted Drake’s speech in 2019 after the Grammy Awards. Image: Getty Images
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Many have called out the Recording Academy and the music industry as a whole for using the awards to determine his success as an artist.

The heated debate led some fans to release what is considered one of rapper Drake’s most powerful Grammy acceptance speeches. In his famous 2019 speechthe God’s plan The rapper explained that musicians who make music from the heart shouldn’t give up because they didn’t win. He said:

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“I want to take this opportunity while I’m here to speak to all of the kids watching this, who yearn to make music, to all of my peers who make music from their hearts, who do pure things and say the truth. I want you to know that we play a sport based on opinion and not fact. So it’s not the NBA where you’re holding a trophy at the end of the year because you took the good decisions and won the games.

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“It’s a business where sometimes it’s to a group of people who might not understand, you know, what a mixed-race kid from Canada has to say or a Spanish girl from New York or anybody from other.”

The rapper who took the stage to receive the award for best rap song for God’s plan also added that winning as an artist is seeing your fans use their hard-earned money to support your craft, The Washington Post reports. He added:

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“The thing is, you’ve already won if you’ve got people singing your songs verbatim or you’re a hero in your hometown. If there’s people with regular jobs going out in the rain, under the snow, spending their hard-earned money to buy tickets to come to your shows, you don’t need them here, I promise you’ve already won.

DJ Black Coffee Bags 1st Grammy, SA Shows Major Love

In brief News previously reported that South African powerhouse DJ Black Coffee is the pride of a nation after winning his first Grammy Award this weekend.

The musician won the prestigious award in the Best Dance/Electronic Album category for his seventh studio album. Unconsciously. He is the first South African to win in this category.

Accepting the award, Black Coffee took the stage with his son Esona.

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