Nominations for The 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced yesterday, and while many a rapper talked about Grammy snubs on Twitter (Lupe Fiasco, Joey Bada$$), Wale was the most visibly hurt by his omission.
The D.C. rapper took to Twitter yesterday to wax poetic about his lack of nomination:
Then, he brings Kendrick Lamar into the mix:
Shortly after, close friend and fellow label-mate of Kendrick’s Jay Rock hopped to K.Dot’s defense:
Kendrick and his smash album To Pimp A Butterfly got a whopping 11 nominations, including Album of the Year. The Grammys may have finally realized the mistake they made when Kendrick was snubbed back in 2014 in favor of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ The Heist.