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Kanye West retreats on Grammys diss of Grammy winner Beck

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Who gives a damn what Kanye West thinks anyway?

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Really, just who does he think he is?

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West paid a visit on Ryan Seacrest and his “On Air” radio show Wednesday to expound on his post-Grammy diss of the surprise Album of the Year winner.

Was he invited? Or did he just walk in?

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It takes 29 people to make a Beyonce album, and one to make a Beck album...he writes and produces his own albums, and plays all the tracks himself, 14 instruments.

He does this any time Beyonce is nominated and doesn't win. His pre-occupation with Beyonce is strange.

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YOu know he all did this for getting eyes on his latest project. A dirty but brilliant marketing stunt.

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Kanye West is a complete idiot

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I do wish everyone would just get over Kanye already....there are so many other worthy artists to discuss in this day and age, most are quietly creating art rather than worrying about who gets what award from which committee.

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I'm surprise his ego can fit in the building,

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Kanye West retreats

If only.

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West explained he was upset that Beck didn’t mention other nominees as worthy in the category during his speech.

Kanye West's first 3 albums, especially the first, were some of the best commercial hip hop albums of the 2000s. I won't deny that. Since then his albums are all auto tuned or just plain weird. I heard he will be making an album with Paul McCartney this year which will probably get him a gang of Grammys next year even though he will probably autotune the entire album. Let's see what he thinks about the Grammys then and if names off artists who had far superior albums and songs then.

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@himajin

it's a myth that beck produces all of his albums alone and plays all the instruments. the album "morning phase" had just about as many producers as "beyonce." both albums were worthy nominees for AotY.

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It takes 29 people to make a Beyonce album, and one to make a Beck album...he writes and produces his own albums, and plays all the tracks himself, 14 instruments.

First of all, Kanye is NO musician, he's a somewhat decent producer (there is a reason why he has a ton of $$$) that's how he started and then decided to go into singing (very bad move) if a person has to use Auto tunes on almost every song is not IMHO a musician, it's just getting you through a song. Beck is a TRUE musician, whether you like his music or not, the man, wrote, played and produced everything, the man is humble, amazingly, he didn't punch that idiot in the head, which I applaud him for. I would've punched him into the next century personally. Beck deserved it, Kanye couldn't take, because he knows his music isn't that great and he should shut up about Beyoncé, the woman can handle her own affairs without Kanye, plus she's got a man that has her back and if she's ok with Beck winning and not commenting on the subject, neither should that guy!

He does this any time Beyonce is nominated and doesn't win. His pre-occupation with Beyonce is strange.

Very. The funny thing about Kanye is, the man thinks he's as good as Beyonce when it comes to singing and raw talent. The man is completely delusional. He was a jerk when I met him years ago and it seems like he got worse through the years. But until he gets his clocked cleaned like Drake did a few months back with that smack down P. Diddy gave him, he'll always be a loose cannon running his mouth.

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Is it, rickyvee? I've read that about him so often :-)

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If you ignore the troll, it goes away or changes its behavior.

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A real tough guy would own up to his action and taking corrective action as needed, but this guy is on some sort of a trip?

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Kanye is not that kind of person, it's all about him, pure and simple and the man has a very serious self-centered complex.

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Kane is such a loser! The guy can't "back off" without further shoving his foot in his mouth. Just pay the guy no attention. It's the attention he needs.

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I agree with you bass.....Beck is so much more a musical artist than Beyonce.

Kane seemed to be pushing his clothing line at his intrusive rant. Also noticed the small crowd with him afterwards were in agreement with West's insulting comments.

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http://youtu.be/d4C3ijlWcHM

One of my absolute favorite Kanye moments! Couldn't happen to a nicer chump!

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Beck's talent speaks for itself. The album is incredible.

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OK, as for the number of producers, if you actually own a copy of Morning Phase, you'll read that Beck is THE producer, while all the other names listed are clearly labelled "engineers/mixers" which is a bit different from "producer." But his most famous album, "Odelay," had many producers like the Dust Brothers or B-Boy producer Mario Caldato, often different ones for different songs...just like Beyonce.

His previous albums have also had direct collaborations with other producers sharing production credits... like Beck/Danger Mouse for his last album Moder Guilt, or even Radiohead's long-standing producer Nigel Goodrich taking sole production credit on The Information.

The differences between Beck and Beyonce are that Beck plays a wide variety of musical instruments/styles while Beyonce doesn't play any/the same kind of music, there are many more credited people involved in the production of Beyonce's albums than Beck's (her latest album had more than 70 contributing credits listed in the liner notes!) and on Beck's latest album he writes all the songs by himself while every one of Beyonce's is a "collaboration" of often four or five writers. Just keeping things real here.

As for Kanye, (start sarcasm) what a "genius!" That guy is so clever, that comment about a "clock being right twice a day?" How fresh and totally original!? I'm glad he's breaking new ground, like...being interviewed by long-time Kardashian pal Ryan Seacrest? He obviously loves his wife so much, since he can't stop talking about...how amazing another man's wife is? And by the way, if you ever get a chance to see Kanye walking up to Beck at the Grammys, you'll realize it's Beck who positively recoils when seeing Kanye...that's what really forced "the genius" to back up and sit back down!

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Who care's what this publicity whore thinks!

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Everybody is just blowing this up for more views, if you actually saw the molment kanye pops up for like half a second and disappears back it was obviously a joke

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Finally, someone we can all agree to dislike.

Here's hoping security remembers to bring a stun gun next time. I'd like to watch that encounter on YouTube.

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@DanielJP

Everybody is just blowing this up for more views, if you actually saw the molment kanye pops up for like half a second and disappears back it was obviously a joke

Did you even hear or read what KW said? Its not the stunt that he pulled at the Grammy's. (and he wasn't joking btw, he really was about to pull another Kanye '09, but chickened out) See link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdsZQUMpaQQ

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This link appears to show Kanye actually going up on stage, but then deciding better of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wbDvdCDevs

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Not a big fan of either one, but Beck is a far more interesting musician than Kanye or Beyonce. I'll grant that Beyonce can sing better. Beck mixes a lot of old influences and genres together and tries to go someplace completely new with them. Sometimes falls short, but I prefer a musician who tests his limits and sometimes fails to the guy (or girl) who just cranks out hits.

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Is it correct to call Kanye West a musician even though he does not play any musical instruments?

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Kanye West is so arrogant he got in a fight with a mirror for wearing the same suit.

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I am curious about the thumbs down. Kanye West is not a musician. He does not play any instruments that I am aware of and I am pretty sure he never has. I am also not very convinced that the title singer is any more appropriate.

Idiot, however, fits the bill just fine.

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Very talented rapper/singer but leaves good judgement and manners in a closet somewhere.

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Why was this clown even let on stage (for the second time)? Security should have kicked him out OR he should've received a ban from the awards show. Unacceptable behaviour.

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Due to the subjective nature of popular music, West takes his fragile ego far to seriously, the consequences are toe curling embarrassment.

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I'm a huge McCartney fan but I do wonder if he knows what he's getting himself into by working with West. West is just an egotistical chump who believe he's always right.

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Let's just way Kanye West has a known history of causing trouble in public. The way he mistreated Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards some years ago is only a small amount of the bad things he's done in public view. Who could forget the time he grabbed the camera of a photographer and threw it hard on the floor, essentially destroying a camera worth thousands of US dollars?

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kayne west is just another narcissistic jack off with no talent no style and no class.

Beck rocks and is very talented, please respect that, no respect for you kayne west .

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Nice pout there, Mr. West ... guess grabbing the mike from Beck looked a lot harder than grabbing it away from a little girl, once you got on stage.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Beck_2006-01.jpg

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That's what a Kardashian can do to your life? Attention hungry _____.

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That's what a Kardashian can do to your life? Attention hungry _____.

Wikipedia says he didn't start dating her til 2012!

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That's one non-talented rapper!

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