Kanye West Rants At 'Yeezus' Concert For Lack Of Grammy Nominations
Kanye West isn't happy with the Grammy Awards as he feels 'Yeezus' deserves more nominations, claiming it is "the top one or two album on every single list."
Kanye West blasted the Grammy Awards at his latest concert on his 'Yeezus' North American tour.
The rapper, who never shies away from speaking his mind, criticised the award ceremony in a Phoenix, Ariz., show on Tuesday (Dec 10th).
West seems agitated that his latest studio album 'Yeezus', which has received critical acclaim, hasn't garnered enough nominations.
"I'm 36-years old and I have 21 Grammys," he told the audience at the US Airways Center. "That's the most Grammys of any 36-year old. Out of all of those 21 Grammys, I've never won a Grammy against a white artist."
"Yeezus is the top one or two album on every single list, but only gets two nominations from the Grammys," he continued. "What are they trying to say?"
West is nominated for 'Best Rap Album' and 'Best Rap Song' for 'New Slave', but wasn't considered for the bigger accolades such as 'Alum of the Year'.
Artists who did make it to this category and will compete against each other are Sara Bareilles, Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Taylor Swift.
His good friend and 'big brother' Jay-Z, who collaborated with each other on 2011's 'Watch The Throne', eclipses Kanye's two nominations as he leads the way with nine, earned from the 43 year-olds latest studio set 'Magna Carta... Holy Grail'.
Earlier this week on Sunday (Dec 8th), Kanye expressed more frustration at a San Antonio, TX, gig where he kicked out a female fan.
The 'Stronger' rapper got one of his security guards to remove a female heckler who kept asking Kanye to take his mask off, "Now, you can see my face on the Internet, every motherf**king day. I came here, I open up a mountain...and you tryin' to tell me how to give you my art," he said.
While she was been escorted out of the show, West continued to rant, "Do I look like a motherf**king comedian? Don't f**king heckle me. I'm Kanye motherf**king West. I'm dead f**king serious."
West performing on the 'Yeezus' tour