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The Grammy Awards Have Abused And Deceive Us

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Nigerian rapper Ikechukwu Ikechukwu accused the Grammys of using Afrobeats for clout [Instagram/OfficialIkechukwu]

Rapper Ikechukwu took to social media account to share his displeasure as he accused the Recording Academy of using and betraying Nigerians. According to the rapper, Afrobeats was milked for its publicity and used to enhance the Grammy’s appeal this year and in return, Nigerians got nothing as they were betrayed and the award given to others.

Nigerian rapper Ikechukwu Ikechukwu accused the Grammys of using Afrobeats for clout [Instagram/OfficialIkechukwu]

“We should stop sending in submissions and create our own award,” Ikechukwu said as he called on Nigerian artists to stop sending in their songs for Grammy consideration.

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The Grammys have abused and deceived us; we ought to cease submitting our music. “They tried to divide Afrobeats, and they took all of us over there, used us, and betrayed us,” Ikechukwu remarked in reference to the Grammy Awards. Fans who were disappointed that Tyla’s song “Water” defeated Davido’s “Unavailable,” Asake & Olamide’s “Amapiano,” Ayra Starr’s “Rush,” and Burna Boy’s “City Boy” in the Best African Music performance category have repeated Ikechukwu’s sentiments on social media.

Nigerian rapper Ikechukwu Ikechukwu accused the Grammys of using Afrobeats for clout [Instagram/OfficialIkechukwu]

The songs “Feel” by Davido and “Alone” by Burna Boy were defeated by “Pashto” by Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer, and Zakir Hussain featuring Rakesh Chaurasia for Best Global Music Performance. Shakti’s “The Moment” defeated Davido’s “Timeless” and Burna Boy’s “I Told Them” for the title of Best Global Album.

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