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Taylor Swift wins top Grammy Award, Kendrick Lamar wins 5

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Lady Gaga's tribute to the late great David Bowie was phenomenal!

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Demi Lovato covered Lionel Ritchie's "Hello." Demi is so hot!

Lamar started his performance Monday appearing beaten, in handcuffs, with chains around his hands and a bruise on his eyes.

. . . (sigh . .) This guy. . . Why is he trying so hard to play the victim card at a Grammy Awards? When you do not comply with an officers verbal commands and resist arrest from those officers or "fight back", expect a couple bruises and shackled in handcuffs and or leg irons.

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Lamar started his performance Monday appearing beaten, in handcuffs, with chains around his hands and a bruise on his eyes. . . . (sigh . .) This guy. . . Why is he trying so hard to play the victim card at a Grammy Awards? When you do not comply with an officers verbal commands and resist arrest from those officers or "fight back", expect a couple bruises and shackled in handcuffs and or leg irons.

uh, it's called performing, and that's what he did. and he has every right to express how he feels about race relations in Merica. i don't begrduge the black lives matter movement for that.

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'Save me from this prison'

The first line of which song at the 2005 Grammy Awards?

Hint is they were from the same red state as the US president, and never got flak from kneejerk racists for using prison imagery.

If you guess the answer, you get a bonus question about Elvis and Jailhouse Rock.

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Didn't see the show, glad to see the Alabama Shakes get some much-deserved recognition.

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Artists like Taylor Swift and Adele just have to breathe and they win Grammys. I bet my life savings Adele will win 90% of what she is nominated for next year even if her album is worse than her first 2.

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Broadway was the best one

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And with the stroke of midnight the contest is over. No fans of Texan blues rockers Los Lonely Boys 'Heaven' on here?

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Well done to Taylor Swift for winning the Top Grammy Award!

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Wc626...obviously you don't listen to much black cultured music. I can go back to records from my childhood more than 30 years ago with many Black artists singing about their live or what they see around them. When he wrothe much of his lyrics are you sure the BLM movement was even popular yet? So glad you talked to him about that huh? I don't even partake but his cd was one of the most popular in the US and Canada and has been since last year. Why? Why don't you ask his millions of fans. Your opinion to them isn't needed. If an artist touches someone then he/she has done at least some of their job as an artist. If the audience asks why? Then he did his job to some degree and you asked why didn't you? HAHAHA!

Weather its why did he do it or why did he write it or why did he feel this way...he had and impact on some guy who posted on a Japanese based forum about it! Gotcha!

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This guy. . . Why is he trying so hard... good call. It's sad to see this crowd just dosen't understand the difference between creative ability and milking it.

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Weather its why did he do it or why did he write it or why did he feel this way...he had and impact on some guy who posted on a Japanese based forum about it! Gotcha!

He's just another gangbanger w/ speed. Lokk what happened to 50 cents, worth -50 cents now. Preaching, "Get rich$ or die trying." He'll never be a Dre, Cube or Snoop.

Wc626...obviously you don't listen to much black cultured music. I can go back to records from my childhood more than 30 years ago with many Black artists

Yeah, I do. I like Buddy Guy, J Hendrix, M Jackson, old Run DMC and others.

When he wrothe much of his lyrics are you sure the BLM movement was even popular yet?

Looks like BLM is starting to backfire (thanks to Beyonce's SB performance) according to this skit:

https://youtu.be/sGsPiesQ_ek

RofL. . . The day Beyonce turned Black. @virgo touche partner-

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Keep it rollin' Wc626...

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W626 You are too slow. I guess you get offended because he exposed racial discrimination and white supremacy in the US. That's what hip hop is. An artist is the echo of his time. No he is not a gangbanger. He got the upmost respect from his dean when he was a student and was nominated exemplary citizen in his state for the positive deeds. Get off your horse because the once shackled people are saying no more and are willing to overturn the institutionalized racism in AmeriKKKa.

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Lady Gaga was pathetic! Go to youtube to watch it and you get two Intel commercials before and after. David Bowie deserves better than that.

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Still trying to figure out why Natalie Cole didn't get a tribute? Didn't watch but I heard all they did was show a video clip. She won nine Grammy awards in her lifetime so they should've done something in remembrance.

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No he is not a gangbanger.

I beg to differ. If not, then he's clearly endorsing the typical lifestyles of Black ganbangers. Look at the red / blue caps in the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRK7PVJFbS8

The blue represent Crips. The red represent Bloods. The rest of the vid is pure garbage ft skimpily dressed hood rats, gangsters throwing "gang-signs", 40 oz (alcohol), gold chains, gun shots, crip-walking, images of Black political figures . . . . . its all in Kendrick Lamar's vid on the above link.

He's nothing but a gangbanger PERIOD, wear the shoe Myhumbletake.

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Get off your horse because the once shackled people are saying no more and are willing to overturn the institutionalized racism in AmeriKKKa.

addressing institutionalized racism through music? Great for sales but it doesn't do much else.

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addressing institutionalized racism through music? Great for sales but it doesn't do much else.

Funny how some criticize gangster music, because of the effect it has on people, but then discount music's effect when it's towards a positive cause.

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Funny how some criticize gangster music

The only reason why I criticize it is because "they" don't wear the shoe. I grew up listening to bands like Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Dead Kennedys, TSOL, Bad Religion, Pennywise etc. I used to wear that shoe.

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because of the effect it has on people

Yeah, great effect.

"Grant Park Rape of Man With Cerebral Palsy Linked to Downtown Robberies"

https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160215/downtown/grant-park-rape-of-man-with-cerebral-palsy-linked-downtown-robberies

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Wc626...its' all good. I don't get into 98 percent of today's rap but then again I get nuthin' out of any of the groups you just mentioned. a lot of folks can't relate to black angst but many can't relate to angry suburban white boys screaming with non rhythmic music. now i know you will disagree with that statement and that is OK. But i still can't understand why my niece's high school classmates get into justin beiber. A lot of music sux to someone else. Most of that indie band folk that passes for rock nowadays? Yeah I can dig the old school rock and blues you mentioned.

But trust me...Kendrick and Justin and taylor and Beyonce don't make music for us ...so they don't care.

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