Tyler, the Creator Says His Grammy Win is a ‘Backhanded Compliment’

Maria Perez
Jan 29, 2020 - 9:10
Tyler, the Creator Says His Grammy Win is a ‘Backhanded Compliment’

On Sunday night, 18.7 million mainstream music fans tuned into the 2020 Grammy Awards to watch their favorite music artists recognized for their albums released last year. Rapper Tyler, the Creator was one of the winners, taking home the award for Best Rap Album for his 2019 hit IGOR. During backstage interviews following his win, the rapper talked about how the National Recording Academy and its controversy of racial bias for categorizing Black artists in the rap or urban category. “On one side, I’m very grateful that what I made could be acknowledged in a world like this, but also it sucks that whenever ‘we’ – and I...

Login to continue reading.
Dont Have an account? join now
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Leave a Reply

Become a member and join TheNorthStar

Join Over 25, 000 members from all 50 states and 100+ countries to
help build and sustain the most courageous Community of liberation
journalism in the world.

More From The North Star

Listen to a Reading of a...

Listen to a Reading of a Letter From a Survivor of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre, and How It Resembles 2020 Police Brutality...Read More

Branden Janese
0

‘Sick Empire’: The...

‘Sick Empire’: The Effects COVID-19 Has Had On Rent Payments in NYC...Read More

TNS Staff
0

See more articles from Maria Perez

Follow Maria Perez to see more of their article on TheNorth

Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.