In the direction of the tip of 2020, The Recording Academy introduced the nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards. Amid all of the controversy that might pour out after the nominations have been revealed, there have been actually celebratory moments for plenty of artists like Roddy Ricch. The Compton native obtained six nominations on the present, which included nods within the Greatest Rap Tune, Tune Of The Yr, and Report Of The Yr classes. Regardless of it being a excessive second, Roddy felt it was ruined for him as simply months prior, Kanye West, certainly one of his idols, delivered a golden middle-finger to the Academy by peeing in a single his Grammy awards, an act Roddy would criticize him for.
“If I get nominated for six Grammys and a n**** I look to that had 22, 23, 24, 25 of those motherf*ckers and I are available in right here, I get nominated for six this yr, I really feel like that’s a superb quantity,” Roddy stated throughout a March Instagram livestream. “And this yr this n**** simply pissed on that sh*t. Like, the way you suppose that make the world take a look at my accomplishment, n****? I did all this shit and also you pissing on sh*t. That sh*t be lame. I don’t actually like that sh*t.” Nonetheless, throughout a latest interview on Los Angeles’ Massive Boy’s Neighborhood, Roddy clarified the feedback he made.
“I really feel like what I used to be saying, I wanted to collect my ideas extra and say it how I wished to say it,” Roddy admitted. “What I used to be saying was, I grew up trying to a Kanye or Jay as like, if I do that, I need to have 27, 30 Grammys as a result of that’s what they did. Once I seen him pissing on a Grammy, it kinda rubbed me incorrect ’trigger I used to be like, rattling n****, now that I’m getting nominated, I really feel like everyone’s sh*tting on the accolades.’”
You may hearken to Roddy’s feedback within the video above.
Roddy Ricch is a Warner Music artist. Uproxx is an impartial subsidiary of Warner Music Group.