‘Girls are clearly being neglected right here’: Teyana Taylor rips Recording Academy in spite of everything Grammy nominees for Finest R&B Album are male
Teyana Taylor took to Twitter after Grammy nominations have been introduced on Tuesday, questioning why all 5 nominees within the the R&B Album class have been male.
‘Y’all was higher off simply saying finest MALE R&B ALBUM trigger all I see is dick on this class,’ mentioned the 29-year-old, who launched The Album this previous June.
The nominees within the class have been Giveon (for his album Take Time), Ant Clemons (Completely satisfied 2 Be Right here), Luke James (To Really feel Love/D), John Legend (Greater Love), and Gregory Porter (All Rise).
The most recent: Teyana Taylor, 29, took to Twitter after Grammy nominations have been introduced on Tuesday, questioning why all 5 nominees within the the R&B Album class have been male
The singer-songwriter, reacting to a narrative written about her tweets, clarified that she was not upset with the lads up for the prize, however somewhat the Recording Academy for snubbing all feminine artists with their nominations within the class.
‘I’m not blasting the male nominees,’ she mentioned. ‘I’m blasting the @RecordingAcad for failing ALL the ladies that has been placing in work. Girls are clearly being neglected right here. WOMEN PLAYS A BIG PART IN CARRYING R&B.’
The Lose Every Different artist responded to a different consumer stating that one other class was female-dominated.
She mentioned, ‘My level is MY POINT. I mentioned what da f*** I mentioned. It shoulda been some WAP’s in tha R&B class. As a substitute it was full of a bunch of [males], Now keep outta black girls enterprise.’
The singer-songwriter was upset with the Recording Academy for snubbing all feminine artists with their nominations
The Lose Every Different artist responded to a different used who questioned the premise of her stance
The New York native wrapped up her collection of tweets on the subject in itemizing a collection of influential feminine artists
The New York native wrapped up her collection of tweets on the subject in itemizing a collection of influential feminine artists.
She wrote: ‘Brandy. H.E.R. Kehlani. Summer time walker. Victoria Monet. Jhene. JoJo. Ari Lenox. SZA. Tinashe. The listing goes on and on. However know, you’re liked and appreciated over right here. Goodnight Brown coronary heart #RB.’
The dearth of feminine nominees marks the primary time such has occurred for the reason that R&B award was first given out in 1995, Complex mentioned.
The Grammys are slated to be held January 31.
Stars: Teyana Taylor and Cardi B posed at her listening social gathering for The Album on June 17, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California
Taylor retweeted plenty of supporters questioning the method