Kanye Pulled From 2022 Grammy's Lineup


| LAST UPDATE 03/20/2022

By Zuzanna Krause
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Despite Donda being nominated for Album Of The Year, The Recording Academy has officially cut Kanye West from the Grammy's performance lineup. Yikes. The 64th Annual Grammy Awards is right around the corner, but Ye won't be hitting the stage as planned. So what exactly happened - and why isn't the Jeen-Yuhs star giving us a genius performance this year?

According to insiders, following Ye's ban from Instagram, the Grammys pulled the plug on the artist's upcoming performance due to "concerning online behavior." However, the official Grammy organizers haven't responded to the comments. The artist has been making headline after headline with his recent online posts, which led to his current detention from the platform due to breaching the company's policies against hate speech, bullying, and harassment. Again, yikes. Now that Ye is out, fellow Eazy rapper, The Game, decided he was tapping out of this year's award show too. The California native took to his unsuspended Instagram to announce he would not be silent while Ye was being victimized to gaslighting. He continued to write the Grammys cut Kanye because of the bad blood between him and television host Trevor Noah, who is hosting this year's event. We'll get to that story in a second. So, all in all, Mr. West won't be taking the stage this year - but we're sure he will find a way to say something about it.

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Political commentator and comedian Trevor Noah got into some major beef with the Donda rapper before his Instagram was taken down. The television host took to The Daily Show to share his thoughts about the recent Kanye vs. everybody debacle on social media, specifically his outbursts towards Kim and her new man, Pete Davidson. "I'll be honest with you — what I see from the situation is a woman who wants to live her life without being harassed by an ex-boyfriend or an ex-husband or an ex-anything," he said. Kanye quickly clapped back at the artist using a racial slur on Instagram, causing his Instagram to get shut down...

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Despite Kanye and The Game being out, Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow, and more are performing at this year's Grammys on April 4. So make sure to catch Noah while he takes to the big-stage ( and probably drops a line or two about Ye's absence....)

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