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Kanye West has signaled an ultimatum to the Grammy Awards: nominate Frank Ocean or else Yeezy will boycott the ceremony.
“The album I listened to the most this year was Frank Ocean,” he told the Oakland crowd of his Saint Pablo Tour on Saturday night (October 22). “If his album is not nominated in no categories, I’m not showing up to the Grammys.”
Despite being a commercial and critical success, it’s unlikely that Ocean’s Blonde (or the visual album that preceded it, Endless) will get any nominations because the projects weren’t submitted for consideration before the deadline, which he reportedly did on purpose.
Still, in his latest viral-inducing Saint Pablo monologue on Saturday, West references a precedent where the Grammys apparently changed the rules to allow Lady Gaga to be celebrated. “The Grammys secretly changed something about the nominations in order to nominate her, in order for her to perform in the show,” he explained.
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