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Quavo Says He's Down to Perform at J. Prince’s Proposed Grammys Rival Show

Artists like Quavo are joining the list of artists challenging the Grammy's importance.

A TMZ reporter asked The Migos rapper if the Grammys awards show still matters, to which he replied, "No.". He then said “Let’s do it,” when asked about J. Prince’s idea to put on a rival concert performance with hip-hop’s biggest stars on the same night as the Grammys.

“We need to make our own award [show]… that appreciate the real shit that’s going on in the streets—that appreciate the culture, that appreciate… the best new artists… instead of a freshman class, we need like best new artists in the street whenever they come out,” Quavo said.

“All these little stimulations on our artistry is lame because we’re the creators,” he continued, calling the Grammys “a whole old, old language.” He explained that what the Grammys need are “new younger founders, new younger guys who tapped into the culture. You got to get in the field to know what’s real.”

Prince's proposal for a competing show on the night of the Grammys came after Kanye West was pulled from appearing because of his recent online behavior, which the Grammys deemed to be "concerning."

“This is a ‘slave master punish a n***ah mentality and act’ to remind us that no matter how much money we have, we are still n***ahs in their eyes. So they cancelled Kanye and discriminated against Drake, The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, and many others over the years,” Prince wrote on social media.

On Wednesday, Dame Dash also chimed in, telling TMZ, “We make our own Grammys.”

“I’m not trying to fit into somebody else’s system,” he added. “So we just create our own so we ain’t gotta worry about nobody else’s rules. … It’s not for them to judge who’s hot. It’s for us. They really shouldn’t be giving us the awards. We should be giving them the awards. They gotta respect our culture.”


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