Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Rihanna each win 2
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#1 Nov 24, 2008
I agree with Brown, "I would've gave it to Coldplay, too." But this was clearly the night for R&B and rappers like Kanye West. If any white dude had said with a straight face that his goal was to be "bigger than Elvis," (now that Obama's won and anything's possible and all that), he'd have been justifiably laughed at for his ginormous ego. Sure, that ego and pompous attitude goes with the rap world, but still, this is over the top and ignorant. You don't just decide to be "bigger than Elvis," he was the first white guy who played and sang black -- what is Kanye West pioneering, besides how to fight with paparazzi?
Maybe now that black musicians, like politicians and everyone else, have proved they'll be taken seriously as equals if they do the work and earn it, rappers and everyone in black "culture" can cut with the Eubonics/ deliberate bad English and posturings, misogyny, etc.
Right now they're still not the best role model for our young men and their videos making women only sleazy sex objects don't help the self-image of young women much.(Bionce's performance of "If you like it you shoulda put a ring on it," flaunting her butt, didn't help. Go back to your classier roots, young lady. And you offered to sing at Obama's inaguaration "if he needs you?" Sure that would be a show-stopper, alright.)
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