Macklemore to Kendrick Lamar: “I Robbed You,” You Deserved Rap Album Grammy

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By Shari Weiss


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Macklemore took home four award at Sunday’s Grammys, but there’s one trophy he thinks he didn’t deserve. After the show, Macklemore texted Kendrick Lamar to tell the rapper that he should have won Best Rap Album — and then posted the message on Instagram for fans to see (photo below). In the text, Macklemore tells Lamar that he wanted to give him a shout-out on stage but ran out of time, and noted, “It’s weird and sucks that I robbed you.”

He added in the photo caption:

My text to Kendrick after the show. He deserved best rap album… I’m honored and completely blown away to win anything much less 4 Grammys. But in that category, he should have won IMO. And that’s taking nothing away from The Heist. Just giving [Good Kid, M.A.A.D City] it’s proper respect.. With that being said, thank you to the fans. You’re the reason we were on that stage tonight. And to play Same Love on that platform was a career highlight. The greatest honor of all. That’s what this is about. Progress and art. Thank you. #grammys

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis also took home the awards for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Performance, and Best New Artist. Check out the photo below, and tell us what you think of Macklemore’s comments.

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