Drake says Macklemore’s Grammy text message “was wack as fuck.”

on February 12, 2014, 1:50pm

After winning this year’s Grammy for Best Rap Album, Macklemore sent a text message to Kendrick Lamar expressing his reservations over the victory. “You got robbed,” Macklemore confessed. “I wanted you to win. You should have. It’s weird and sucks that I robbed you.”

Of course, Kendrick wasn’t the only other rapper nominated in the category: Kanye West, Jay Z, and Drake were also in contention. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Drake had some choice words regarding the text message and Macklemore’s decision to share it publicly on Instagram.

“That shit was wack as fuck,” Drake said of the text message. “I was like, ‘You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn’t deserve it, go get better — make better music. It felt cheap. It didn’t feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won?”

Drake continued by asking why the three other nominees didn’t get similar messages: “To name just Kendrick? That shit made me feel funny. No, in that case, you robbed everybody. We all need text messages!”

Drake also addressed why Macklemore won the Grammy in the first place, noting that the award doesn’t always go to the best album. “This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether people wanna say it’s racial, or whether it’s just the fact that he tapped into something we can’t tap into. That’s just how the cards fall.”

Shockingly enough, Kanye West has yet to say anything on the matter.


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February 12, 2014 at 9:39 pm

while kendrick did deserve it, i understand he is just saying don’t apologize for any awards given to you…drake is saying it almost feels like macklemore did it to look cool in the hip hop community…i digress but this isn’t a big deal what he is saying

concerned louisvillian
February 12, 2014 at 7:41 pm

drake’s stupid.. lol

Robert Palmer Plore (@R_PalmerPlore)
February 12, 2014 at 3:45 pm

This is a lot like HIV saying that Cancer Sucks.

Slicky Rikki 8075
February 12, 2014 at 2:14 pm

Only difference is Kendrick actually deserved it. (opinion) Drake…. pffff. Who invited you into the conversation dag?- Seemes like the only one with a ploy or scheme to get undeserved attention here, is you brozef. pshhhh get over it daggy. oooh oooh oooooh


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