So I just avoided it, not to be exploited, not to be recorded
Cause I cannot afford it, I cannot afford more shit to be impor-ted
Kanye wasn’t banned from the 2011 Grammys but he stayed home and live-tweeted instead. He’s said in interviews that he no longer wishes to sit in awards shows partly because he’s always complained about the unfairness of using a popular artist to garner ratings and then snubbing them and because he knows all eyes are on him do something crazy or even just to cut to his reactions to things in order to spin them for context-less newsclips later on.
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