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Drake Voices Solidarity with Nicki Minaj Over Grammy Snubs: ‘This Show Isn’t The Facts’ 

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Drake has expressed his support for Nicki Minaj following her recent Grammy snubs. In the wake of his own lack of wins despite four nominations this year, the Canadian took to social media to downplay the Grammys’ significance.

“All you incredible artists remember this show isn’t the facts it’s just the opinion of a group of people who’s name are kept a secret (literally you can google in),” he captioned a video on his Instagram Story of himself giving a speech at a previous Grammy Awards. “Congrats to anybody winning anything for hip hop but this show doesn’t dictate s**t in our world.”

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In his original acceptance speech at the 61st Grammys, Drake acknowledged his peers, stating: “You’ve already won if you have people singing your songs word for word.”

Drake’s post comes after Nicki Minaj once again failed to win a Grammy despite being one of the most-accomplished female rappers in history. This year, she was nominated in two categories but ultimately lost, adding to her long list of snubs.

Minaj, who has accused the Grammys of blackballing her, has refrained from attending the ceremony for nearly a decade.

In 2022, the Trinidadian star criticized The Recording Academy after they removed her first solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 “Super Freaky Girl” from the rap categories and decided that it should compete for the pop awards.

“They stay moving the goalposts when it comes to me,” Minaj said on IG about the academy. “Why is the goalpost only ever moved when it’s Nicki?

While explaining her case, she pointed to another Grammy contender, Latto’s “Big Energy.” “If ‘Super Freaky Girl’ is pop, then so is ‘Big Energy.’ If you move ‘Super Freaky Girl’ out of rap and put it in pop, do the same thing with ‘Big Energy,’” she said

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Grammys Troll Nicki Minaj With False Award 

Adding to Minaj’s dissatisfaction, the official Grammys X (formerly Twitter) account mistakenly awarded the Best Rap Song to “Barbie World” by Ice Spice, Aqua, and Nicki Minaj, whereas the actual winner during the live pre-show telecast was Killer Mike’s “Scientists & Engineers,” featuring André 3000, Future & Eryn Allen Kane.

“Congrats Best Rap Song winners – ‘Barbie World [From Barbie The Album]’ @nickiminaj & icespicee_ Featuring Aqua,” the Academy wrote in a since-deleted tweet.

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