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Logic Used His Grammy Performance To Defend African Countries Trump Called "Shitholes"

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Logic's line was met with a standing ovation by the Grammy audience, according to a Variety reporter in the theater.

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"I say unto you bring us your tired, your poor, and any immigrant who seeks refuge," Logic finished his speech. "For together we can build not just a better country, but a world that is destined to be united."

Addressing reporters in the press room later, Logic said: "I'm not a politician but if that man can call those beautiful places shitholes, I can stand up and say that they are not shitholes and that they are amazing."

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"That's all I wanted to do," he said. "I didn't want to stir anything up, I just wanted to tell the truth. We are all beautiful."

David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

Contact David Mack at david.mack@buzzfeed.com.

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