If you haven't heard by now, Kanye West nabbed three trophies at Sunday's 47th Annual Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album for The College Dropout. Among the night's highlight was 'Ye's exhilarating performance of his inspirational hit "Jesus Walks." While I prefer his introspective tune "All Falls Down (featuring Syleena Johnson) over "Jesus," Kanye's song and dance number -- IMHO -- was outstanding nonetheless. The boy finally got his wings in the end . . . and the Best Rap Song award.
Are you satisfied yet Kanye? Bitch boy.
[UPDATE]: Apparently, bitch boy is not satisified, yet. According to Canadian music website JAM! Music, a bitter Kanye West was upset that he wasn't nominated in the Producer of the Year category. "I didn't understand that," exclaimed Kanye, who blessed hits for Janet Jackson, Brandy, Alicia Keys and Jay-Z in 2004. "But being that I got the most nominations (ten) it would just seem out of place [for me] to say 'Well, what about producer of the year?' But that really was at the back of my mind."Kanye does have a legitimate gripe, y'all. Clearly, no other producer's output -- other than DJ Danger Mouse and Madlib -- had a major impact on popular culture in 2004 than Kanye's grimy beats. Yes, 'Ye is right -- the Recording Academy dropped the ball on that one.
Do they have a retroactive Grammy Awards? You know, in which the Recording Academy can save face and make up for their mistake, er, shall I say, mis-nominations. I didn't think so.
Oh, and here's one more tidbit:
When someone asked Kanye about having won three [Grammy Awards] out of a possible 10, he quipped: "I would have preferred 10."
What a bitch boy.
But I'm not going front, Kanye was looking mighty sharp in his all-white suit.
But the REAL winner of the night was Usher. The R&B mack -- who was dubbed the "Godson of Soul" by James Brown -- not only won three awards, including Best Contemporary R&B Album (Confessions), he somehow manage to nabbed another golden prize, Amazonian supermodel Eishia Brightwell. Dang?!?! You see how tall this woman is next to Err-shuurr. Yeeeaauuuh!! Whaaaat?!
Peep Sean F.'s blog to Kanye winning at the Grammys.
And read Junichi's (subbing for recent daddy-o O-Dub) hilarious -- yet right on the money -- recap of the Grammy festivities right HERE.
Finally, check out Funk Digital's Grammy Wrap-Up. He has video clips, too.