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XXXTentacion Rejected From Grammy "In Memoriam” Segment


 
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 2 months ago '18        #1
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XXXTentacion Rejected From Grammy "In Memoriam” Segment
 

 
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"Fans who tuned in to Sunday’s Grammys noticed that x*xTentacion was left out of the “In Memoriam” segment.

According to Variety, representatives for x*x requested repeatedly that the Recording Academy recognize the late rapper. However, the show opted not to include him because of his history of domestic violence.

In December, Academy president Neil Portnow was asked whether the segment would include x*x. “It’s always a daunting task to consider the talented young artists who died this year,” he told Rolling Stone. “We don’t have pre-obits prepared like in journalism but we do leave time every year for an in memoriam and we will be planning that now. I don’t have an answer for you on x*x.”

The 20-year-old Florida native, born Jahseh Onfroy, was shot and k*lled last June during an attempted robbery in Miami. Prior to his death, he was facing several charges related to a 2016 incident in which he allegedly beat his pregnant ex-girlfriend. He reportedly admitted to domestic abuse and other violent acts in a secret recording that was released following his death.

Sunday’s “In Memoriam” segment did include other artists who died in the past year including Aretha Franklin, Mac Miller, and Avicii.

XXX fans took to social media during the Grammys to voice their dismay over his omission."


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57 comments for "XXXTentacion Rejected From Grammy "In Memoriam” Segment"

 2 months ago '18        #2
StillSFamilyRep 6 heat pts
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Is he the only person to be accused of domestic violence out of all the nominated and actual winners(past or present) if not then he should have been up there. I'm not a fan of his music but fair is fair
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 2 months ago '18        #3
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 StillSFamilyRep said
Is he the only person to be accused of domestic violence out of all the nominated and actual winners(past or present) if not then he should have been up there. I'm not a fan of his music but fair is fair
It was more than accusations.
It was actual felony charges with pictures..... if her account on some of those situations don’t satisfy you.

Wouldn’t even know if they did Michael Jackson when he dead and don’t care.

It’s “their” show and everything is at their discretion. Boycott it if you really care that much about their “unfairness”
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 2 months ago '05        #4
blah blah blah 101 heat pts101
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wife beater doesn’t deserve any acknowledgment of any kind. His music was god damn trash too
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 2 months ago '13        #5
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 bird call said
It was more than accusations.
It was actual felony charges with pictures..... if her account on some of those situations don’t satisfy you.

Wouldn’t even know if they did Michael Jackson when he dead and don’t care.

It’s “their” show and everything is at their discretion. Boycott it if you really care that much about their “unfairness”
Plus those recordings that released a lil after his death of him admitting to all sorts of sh*t

Yes, sometimes these institutions have license to be biased because some artists were way louder than others. They're a brand and need to think of what they put next to their brand in a pragmatic way, some sh*t will fly under the radar and some sh*t won't. Social media woulda done a whole thing if they included him.


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 2 months ago '06        #6
alchemy187 18 heat pts18
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He beat a bi*ch
He really wasnt THAT popular
His music sucked
His name is too damn hard to say
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 2 months ago '18        #7
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 bird call said
It was more than accusations.
It was actual felony charges with pictures..... if her account on some of those situations don’t satisfy you.

Wouldn’t even know if they did Michael Jackson when he dead and don’t care.

It’s “their” show and everything is at their discretion. Boycott it if you really care that much about their “unfairness”
I don't watch the Grammy's, haven't in years, but you can't tell me that no other winner or nominee hasn't been arrested, charged or convicted of any heinous crimes.

Last time I checked he was never convicted of anything so idk what your talking about. Sure it's their show and everything is at their discretion, but you telling me no one else has been arrested and charged with any type of crimes(rhetorical)??

Makes them look stupid and biased at the end of the day. Anywho fu*k the Grammys
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 2 months ago '18        #8
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 StillSFamilyRep said
I don't watch the Grammy's, haven't in years, but you can't tell me that no other winner or nominee hasn't been arrested, charged or convicted of any heinous crimes.

Last time I checked he was never convicted of anything so idk what your talking about. Sure it's their show and everything is at their discretion, but you telling me no one else has been arrested and charged with any type of crimes(rhetorical)??

Makes them look stupid and biased at the end of the day. Anywho fu*k the Grammys

For something that you don’t even watch you care to much
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 2 months ago '14        #9
Spot Rusherz 237 heat pts237
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Oh well
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 2 months ago '06        #10
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 StillSFamilyRep said
I don't watch the Grammy's, haven't in years, but you can't tell me that no other winner or nominee hasn't been arrested, charged or convicted of any heinous crimes.

Last time I checked he was never convicted of anything so idk what your talking about. Sure it's their show and everything is at their discretion, but you telling me no one else has been arrested and charged with any type of crimes(rhetorical)??

Makes them look stupid and biased at the end of the day. Anywho fu*k the Grammys
pretty much
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 2 months ago '16        #11
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 2 months ago '18        #12
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 bird call said
For something that you don’t even watch you care to much
How? Because I responded to the thread??

Sounds like I sonned your bum a*s, and you can't take that L gracefully.

Hop off my d*ck SON

 2 months ago '05        #13
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xxx and his fans strike me as people who dont care about these sort of shows anyway ..so its like mad to be mad
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 2 months ago '15        #14
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He was a wack artist. He wasn’t even that popular. RIP to him but it’s not that serious
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 2 months ago '15        #15
Mtyjoejnblkblnd 71 heat pts71
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if it hasn't been ade abundantly clear, the people who constantly say or act like they don't care about the grammys


care about the grammys
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 2 months ago '17        #16
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 monrowe said
xxx and his fans strike me as people who dont care about these sort of shows anyway ..so its like mad to be mad
Basically.
I can't "boycott" some Grammy awards because I don't watch that sh*t anyway.

I wonder if they keep that same energy for white artists though?

 2 months ago '18        #17
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 StillSFamilyRep said
How? Because I responded to the thread??

Sounds like I sonned your bum a*s, and you can't take that L gracefully.

Hop off my d*ck SON
don’t think anybody can recall someone with the level of physical violence displayed by x*x being recognized

You made a general statement on case by case individuals with the obvious racial overtone
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 2 months ago '18        #18
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 bird call said
don’t think anybody can recall someone with the level of physical violence displayed by x*x being recognized

You made a general statement on case by case individuals with the obvious racial overtone
What obvious racial overtone? What was racial in any way?

Now your accusing me of using race to justify why x*x should be up there... STFU.

You're wrong, I'm just gonna leave it like that smh

 2 months ago '13        #19
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Reason being Cause of the Domestic violence situation

 2 months ago '18        #20
bird call 3 heat pts
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 StillSFamilyRep said
What obvious racial overtone? What was racial in any way?

Now your accusing me of using race to justify why x*x should be up there... STFU.

You're wrong, I'm just gonna leave it like that smh
You not watching a white award show while bi*ching about a black person not being in the death lineup
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 2 months ago '17        #21
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Those old people at the grammys was like x*x-tec- tec-Who?


 2 months ago '18        #22
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 Standin Taller said
Still begging for white acceptances I c
How is a dead man begging for acceptance?

 2 months ago '14        #23
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I never fu*ked with his music but if they're gonna start excluding people cuz of sh*t like this, they're gonna have to start excluding half of America's musicians from the Grammys. Most of these mfs are crazy and have done worse sh*t than domestic violence.
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 2 months ago '18        #24
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 Mtyjoejnblkblnd said
if it hasn't been made abundantly clear, the people who constantly say or act like they don't care about the grammys


care about the grammys
True

 2 months ago '18        #25
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 Standin Taller said
You with your fair is fair.


U think it’s unfair even though you cannot name any other person that’s been included in the death shout outs that got down like x*x.

Just shut up and keep not watching
1. No one has asked me to name anybody else.

2. Fair is fair..if you don't want your organization to look biased stop making it seem like no one that has been nominated ain't been a criminal or been arrested.

3. Suck my d*ck
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