News: Game & Kanye West Say New Artist Grammy Didn't Get Far, "Who Da F*ck Are Y'All?"
Monday, Feb 14, 2011 11:10AM
Rappers Game and Kanye West voiced their opinions Drake and Justin Bieber being snubbed in the "Best New Artist" category during last night's Grammy Awards.
Via Twitter, Game vouched support for Drake.
"Drake aint win BEST NEW ARTIST ? Exactly why I'm kool on awards. (finishes rolling weed up as I turn the tv off).," Game tweeted Sunday (February 13) night.
"You wouldn't care about AWARDS if you seen the people giving em'. "WHO DA F*CK ARE Y'ALL" ( @drakkardnoir voice ) cheated the homie. (Game's Twitter)
Kanye, who collaborated with Justin Bieber last year, also expressed his dismay with the "New Artist" outcome.
"D*mn... I can't find the words to explain how I feel about the best new artist award... Don't wanna say the wrong thing," Kanye West tweeted Sunday. (Kanye West's Twitter)
Justin Bieber even hit up Twitter to address what went down.
"As for the awards...of course I wanted to win. Its been & still is a dream to win a grammy. Was I upset...yes. But I was happy for her also," Bieber tweeted Sunday.
"Someone said to me tonight its not your successes that define u but your failures. I lost..but I don't plan on this being my last chance...."
"I do this because I love it..and I do it for my family friends and fans who support me. I was grateful for the honor and this..." (Justin Bieber's Twitter)
Last night's "New Artist" upset came courtesy of female jazz musician Esperanza Spalding.
Arcade Fire pulled off an upset at the Grammys on Sunday night, winning album of the year over Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. Meanwhile, Esperanza Spalding pulled off her own Grammy upset, taking home best new artist honors over teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. The singer -- who becomes the first jazz act to win best new artist -- also beat fellow nominees Florence + the Machine, Drake and Mumford & Sons. (Hollywood Reporter)
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