Kanye West won’t be performing at the Grammys next month.
According to The Game, Ye is 64. In a lengthy Instagram post, Ye‘s “Eazy” collaborator blasted the Recording Academy for its decisions. He claims the removal may have been related to Ye’s recent comments about Grammy host Trevor Noah or his 24-hour suspension from Instagram.
“The Grammys decided to perform on @kanyewest show at the last minute, as if we didn’t know this was going to happen,” Game told his 12 million followers. “Hosting @trevornoah and having a conversation between the team – the academy – that led to the decision, or the suspension of Ye’s account for unknown reasons a few days ago, can happen, especially in a world where all the negativity of the world can be found in the same practice without any repercussions or suspensions.”
Kanye West Says There’s No Freedom of Expression
The Compton rapper claims it is part of a larger initiative to “steal culture” and “never let you be their equal.” He also says freedom of expression is under attack.
“We’re just going to say it’s all of the above – a constant disrespect to us – especially everything we’ve brought to the table in entertainment, media and sport over the last 100 years,” he added. “Speak your mind for yourself, your family or your people in this country – if you are immediately excluded and push them hard enough, they will not stop at all to try to put an end to you as a whole.”
During the social media outbursts, Ye took aim at Trevor Noah after the “Daily Show” host spoke about his “harassment” of Kim Kardashian. Ye made a racial slur by changing the lyrics to “Kumbaya,” which led Instagram to impose a 24-hour ban on her account for violating the platform’s hate speech, bullying and harassment policies.