His team got a call alerting him that he had been canceled from the show's lineup.
Kanye West will not be permitted to perform at this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony since he has been forbidden from doing so, despite being nominated for five awards, notably Album of the Year, owing to his internet activities.
According to The Blast who first reported the news, the decision was influenced by West’s recent online shenanigans with Trevor Noah, who is presenting this year’s program on April 3.
Other musicians were affected by the situation, notably rapper The Game, who backed ‘Ye’ on social media. “Time & time again they show us that they only want to STEAL the culture, not allow you to ever be their equals. In a more than obvious move for reasons of minuscule actions,” his statement began.
“The Grammys have at the last minute decided to pull @kanyewest from performing on the show as if we didn’t know it was coming. Could be because @trevornoah is hosting and there was a conversation held amongst his team & the academy that led to the decision or because Ye’s account was suspended just days ago for reasons unknown especially in a world where all the negativities of the world can be found on the same app with no repercussions or suspensions.”
“We’ll just say it’s all of the above & a continuous disrespect for us & all that we have brought to the table in entertainment, media & sports over the last 100 years especially,” he added. “Speak your mind in this country for yourself, family or your people & you’re ostracized immediately & if you push them hard enough they will stop at no ends to try and put an end to you as a whole.”
As we previously reported, the ‘Donda’ rapper has been temporarily suspended from his Instagram account since he breached the platform’s hate speech, harassment, and bullying regulations, ending in the 24-hour suspension, as per a representative for Meta, the parent company of Instagram.
Reactions to Kanye West's Grammy Performance Dropped Due To 'Concerning Online Behavior'
FINALLY some accountability for #KanyeWest His reps have confirmed he has been barred from the Grammys due to “concerning online behaviors” 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼— Proud to be woke (@WokeProud) March 19, 2022
This made me my day Kanye West Barred From Performing at Grammys Due to ‘Concerning Online Behavior,’ Rep Confirms— Alexis (@alexis_1745) March 19, 2022
He deserve bad actions and consequences and bad attitude
Kanye West should live stream his own version of the Grammys and give out Grammy Fammy trophies 🏆— ye4us (@ye4us) March 19, 2022
i can’t believe kanye west isn’t allowed to perform at the grammys because they’re afraid he’ll kill trevor noah and that’s just a thing that’s been happening today— baby gorgeous (@noabournexo) March 20, 2022
Kanye West’s Performance PULLED By The Grammys Over Online Behavior.— Johnsonvenida3 (@johnsonvenida3) March 19, 2022
GOOD, Almost Everyone Is Sick Of This NUT & The People That Keep Making Excuses For Him Need To 🛑
Wow #KanyeWest messed with the wrong one. I guess he forgot Trevor Noah is hosting the Grammy’s again so now Kanye has been cut from performing. 😏#GrammyAwards pic.twitter.com/daBItpCT0N— 𝓒𝓪𝓻𝓪𝓶𝓮𝓵 𝓢𝔀𝓮𝓮𝓽𝓷𝓮𝓼𝓼 (@Caramel_Angel7) March 19, 2022
🤦🏾♂️I knew when Kanye met Kim she was gonna ruin his life…I hate the Kardashians for what they did to Ye https://t.co/ncvJsAPDi9— Nemo (@xo_painkillers) March 20, 2022
Good, imagine Kanye cuts the music mid performance and just starts ranting about skeet live on TV 💀 https://t.co/3hVpi4kYKE— BLgaming (@BLucien_) March 19, 2022
Am I the only one who’s happy about this choice though ? Honestly he needs counseling as well , lol! https://t.co/XNJtz6zBuC— marie (@mariexjedi1) March 19, 2022
This is absurd! this man is being suspended from everything. 💀 https://t.co/1DGomDTD8S— 🔝Tunegee (@ItsTpapi) March 19, 2022