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    Drake Is The Latest Artist To Question The Grammys' Relevance

    "It's like a relative you keep expecting to fix up."

    After the 2021 Grammy Awards nominations were announced yesterday, there were tons of mixed reactions online — especially over the snubbing of The Weeknd, who got zero noms. Now Drake has entered the fray with some opinions of his own.

    Executive Producer US rapper Drake attends the Los Angeles premiere of the new HBO series "Euphoria" at the Cinerama Dome Theatre in Hollywood on June 4, 2019
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    On a series of notes posted to his Instagram story, Drake called on fans and artists alike to "stop allowing ourselves to be shocked every year by the disconnect between impactful music and these awards ... "

    Drake says the #GRAMMYs are losing their relevance in new Instagram story: “This is a great time for somebody to start something new that we can build up over time and pass on to the generations to come.”

    @popcrave / Twitter / Via Twitter: @PopCrave

    " ... and just accept that what was once the highest form of recognition may no longer matter to the artists that exist now and the ones that come after," he continued.

    Drake is seen on October 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California
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    "It's like a relative you keep expecting to fix up but they just can't change their ways," he said before claiming that he previously believed that The Weeknd was "a lock" for either Album or Song of the Year: "It just never goes that way."

    Rapper and Toronto Raptors Global Ambassador, Drake, attends the Toronto Raptors Championship victory parade on June 17, 2019 in Toronto, Canada
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    “This is a great time for somebody to start something new that we can build up over time and pass on to the generations to come.”

    US rapper Drake poses in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 1, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada
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    Drake clearly wasn't the only musician who embraced his sentiment: Nicki Minaj reposted his statement to her IG story, too.

    Nicki Minaj reposts Drake’s statement on the Grammys to her Instagram story.

    And if you were paying attention online yesterday, Nicki weighed in on Twitter regarding her own Grammy grievances as well. Who will be next?

    Never forget the Grammys didn’t give me my best new artist award when I had 7 songs simultaneously charting on billboard & bigger first week than any female rapper in the last decade- went on to inspire a generation. They gave it to the white man Bon Iver. #PinkFriday

    @NICKIMINAJ / Twitter / Via Twitter: @NICKIMINAJ

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