In a new in-depth interview with the LA Times, The Weekend spoke on the subject, saying that he didn’t realize at first that he was the only major person of color to receive a nomination from the Academy.
“I didn’t even realize it. When I got nominated I wasn’t really looking at any other nominations,” The Weekend says during the interview. “I was ecstatic, I was so happy. What an overwhelming feeling, it’s the Academy Awards. It’s like your hard work is finally getting recognized…
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