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Grammys: Naomi Campbell Faults Organizers Misrepresentation Of Wizkid’s ‘Essence’

 

Following the Grammys Award that took place on Sunday 3rd of April, popular British fashion model, Naomi Campbell, has faulted the American Recording Academy for nominating Wizkid’s ‘Essence” in the wrong category.

 Disclosing this on her official Instagram page, the model stated, “To my brother @wizkidayo,#MadeinLagos was beyond a phenomenal album !! WINNER WITHOUT DOUBT !! You are the KING of the people , that has bought AFROBEATS mainstream , that means more than any academy of any sort .. ❤️🇳🇬🦅.”

She maintained, “@recordingacademy Once again you choose to be tone-deaf to what is going in the universe. Changing World to Global is not Enough.. get up to speed on the state of all popular music and include Afrobeats Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and all the subcategories that this genre so deserves – just as an other respected and recognized musical genre.”

Campbell added, “#MadeinLagos Album and song Essence, was clearly in the wrong category how can you ignore the song Essence, The song by Wizkid, and Tems that was covered and remixed by Justin Bieber , you seem to isolate under global , when it should have been in song of the year category.”

She continued, “This is a misrepresentation and a neglectful categorization of Music ONCE AGAIN . Give Afrobeats the representation it deserves . You are Ignoring 1.3 billion people. It will only make us Rise !! Afrobeats in our hearts Africabeats to the world ! 🇳🇬❤️🇳🇬🦅

READ STATISTICS ON 3rd SLIDE #grammys#africa#afrobeats .#STARBOY#BIGWIZ

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