Lil Wayne questions why he wasn't invited to the Grammys: 'Am I not worthy?'
Lil Wayne wonders if he's "worthy" after not receiving an invitation to the Grammys.
The Grammy winner, real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., went on Twitter on Sunday to share his complaints about his disqualification from the upcoming 63rd Grammy Awards in January 2021.
"As an artist, when I see Grammys appearing and I'm neither involved nor invited, I ask myself. Is it me, my music or just another technique?" Wayne, 38, tweeted.
Carter released his thirteenth studio album, Funeral, on January 31st. It debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart but failed to garner a single Grammy nomination.
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"I look around with respect and wonder if I am not worthy of the competition ?!" Carter added. "Then I look around and see 5 Grammys that look at me bak and I go to the studio."
Lil Wayne has won a total of five Grammys in his long career, including best rap album for "Tha Carter III", best rap solo for "A Milli" and best rap song for "Lollipop" in 2009.
More: Drake calls for "something new" after The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj's "corrupt" Grammy snubs
Lil Wayne is the newest star to take on the Recording Academy after shocking Grammy nomination snubs. Most notably, The Weeknd did not receive a single Grammy nod for its critically acclaimed album "After Hours", which contains two top 100 hits: "Blinding Lights" and "Heartless".
"The Grammys remain corrupt," The Weeknd wrote on Twitter on November 24th. "You owe me, my fans and the industry transparency ..."
On November 25th, Drake wrote on Instagram: "I think we should stop being shocked every year by the separation between high-impact music and these awards and just accept that what was once the highest form of recognition is for the company may no longer matter. " Artists who exist now and those who come after. "
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