Burna Boy: Twitter reacts as Naomi Campbell calls out Grammy Awards

The reactions are divided into Naomi’s supporters and Naomi’s critics.
Burna Boy: Twitter reacts as Naomi Campbell calls out Grammy Awards. (Vogue)
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On Sunday, January 26, 2020, the 62nd Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Nigerian superstar, Burna Boy lost the Best World Music Award category to Beninise legend, Angelique Kidjo.

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❤️💛💚 @angeliquekidjo @burnaboy @RecordingAcad #ForTheCulture #NAOMIAFRICA #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/CRlC8KP3AJ

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First, I want to say deepest congratulations to @angeliquekidjo for her award on Sunday, and thank you to you for spreading light and opening minds through your music… • And to our AFRICAN GIANT, @burnaboygram… it is only due to lack of education that you have not been honored with the accolades you so truly deserve. You are always a winner in our hearts. ALWAYS. • And to The @RecordingAcademy, There is something that brings joy, strength and happiness to myself, and to so many people that hear it, and it is called Afrobeats.  Afrobeats is a musical genre played on mainstream and primetime radio not only across the continent of Africa, but across the world… • Recently, the genre was categorized into your ‘World Music’ category at the 2020 Grammys. This misrepresentation diminishes an entire genre in which such a high standard of talent has emerged; a genre that has been a force of hope and positivity for many, and a vehicle for artistry on the continent of Africa. • Please take the next 363 days to reassess and reflect on your perspective of ‘World Music.’ Did the world get to vote for this award, or was it only the people in the United States a part of The Recording Academy?  What will this neglectful categorization of music mean to individual cultures? Cultures who contribute their blood, sweat and tears, and every level of their creativity and work ethic into making music for YOU and for all of us. • Please get up to speed on the state of all popular music today, and include Afrobeats Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and all the subcategories that this genre so deserves – just as any other respected and recognized musical genre. • This is bigger than you, so open your eyes, ears and minds and treat us right and with the respect we deserve. ❤️💛💚❤️💛💚 #ForTheCulture #NAOMIAFRICA #grammys

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On January 28, 2020, legendary British supermodel, Naomi Campbell took to her Instagram and Twitter pages to congratulate Angelique Kidjo. This came before she unloaded on the Recording Academy that they should have more than three categories for afrobeats at the Grammy Awards.

Since her contribution to the ongoing discourse saw the light of day, Twitter NG has gone into overdrive. A lot of people have endorsed her while others have criticized her. Here are the best tweets from the drama.

Naomi’s Supporters

https://twitter.com/hezzalion/status/1222273685500911616https://twitter.com/hezzalion

https://twitter.com/Edo_bwoy/statushttps://twitter.com/Edo_bwoy/status


https://twitter.com/its_Tobiloba/status/1222280045433184258https://twitter.com/its_Tobiloba/status/1222280045433184258


https://twitter.com/ObangVi/status/1222429119406841856https://twitter.com/ObangVi/status/1222429119406841856


Critics

https://twitter.com/mxndxyluv/status/1222433917057323009https://twitter.com/mxndxyluv/status/1222433917057323009

https://twitter.com/AOT2/status/1222404364154953728https://twitter.com/AOT2/status/1222404364154953728

https://twitter.com/OneMotolani/status/1222391396709097473https://twitter.com/OneMotolani/status/1222391396709097473

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