Chris Brown taunts competitors after shedding at 2023 Grammys
Chris Brown didn’t present up for the 2023 Grammys, however the singer nonetheless discovered a approach to be heard after he didn’t win the award for R&B album.
Brown, whose tenth studio album, “Breezy,” was nominated, misplaced out to musician Robert Glasper and his album “Black Radio III.”
The “Run It” singer took to social media to complain, hurling insults at his competitors, writing on Instagram, “Y’all playing. Who da f— is this?” over Glasper’s identify, accompanied by a row of crying-laughing emojis, based on studies and screenshots of the now-deleted story posts.
He continued his social media tirade by asking “Who the f— is Robert Glasper?” and separate story posts, writing, “Ima keep kicking yall a—! Respectfully,” and a video of him enjoying the harmonica, with the caption, “new level unlocked, harmonica ‘Breezy.’”
The award for R&B album was offered on the Grammy Premiere Ceremony held at on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, a non-televised occasion earlier than the primary present. Other nominees included Mary J. Blige, who gave an earthshaking efficiency throughout the primary broadcast, PJ Morton, and Lucky Daye.
Despite Brown’s taunts, Glasper is not any stranger to Grammy success, incomes 11 nominations and profitable 5 all through his profession.
The pianist, whose collaborations embrace among the most influential R&B and hip-hop acts together with Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Common, Q-Tip and Yasiin Bey (previously often known as Mos Def), gained the R&B album Grammy in 2013 for his album “Black Radio,” and was nominated once more for the highest R&B award in 2015 for “Black Radio II.” In 2021, he gained the Grammy for R&B track, alongside H.E.R. and Meshell Ndegeocello.
Glasper is conscious that he isn’t a family identify, sharing a humorous put up on his Instagram final week, asking “Who the f— is Robert Glasper?” Brown seized on Glasper’s earlier put up, obliviously lifting the self-aware joke throughout Sunday’s insults. Glasper is thought to crack self-deprecating jokes on social media, usually mocking his obvious lack of ability to rap or sing.
“My safety pin busted out of my pants, as I was running,” Glasper joked whereas pulling up his pants on the Microsoft Theater stage after profitable the award on Sunday. The pianist didn’t appear to take discover of Brown’s insults on Monday, as a substitute re-sharing to his Instagram story a litany of reward from followers, mates and others within the trade.
Brown has change into a controversial determine since pleading responsible to felony assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009. Last 12 months, Brown’s win on the American Music Awards for male R&B artist drew a mixture of cheers and boos. Brown additionally skipped that awards present, leaving Kelly Rowland to simply accept the award on his behalf and come to his protection.
Brown claimed on Instagram that his AMA efficiency — a tribute to Michael Jackson — was canceled “for reasons unknown,” later posting rehearsal footage with the caption “U SERIOUS?” with a face palm emoji.
Despite Brown’s continued crucial and business success, he continues to fall simply brief on the Grammys, nabbing 19 nominations together with his sole win coming in 2012 for his album “F.A.M.E.”