LOS ANGELES, United States - Canadian rap hotshot Drake requested his two Grammy selections to be removed for this present year and the Recording Academy has regarded his solicitation, various sources told AFP Monday.
Drake had been up for two rap grants at January's service, yet his uber hit collection "Affirmed Lover Boy" was prominently avoided with regards to the overall field classifications last month, and the craftsman has conflicted with the Academy on numerous occasions.
The artist is additionally at present confronting different claims over a rap show in Texas last month during which ten fans were killed by a deadly group flood.
No clarification was given by Drake's agents to his solicitation.
A source near the craftsman said the choice had been made by Drake and his administration, and had been regarded by the Grammys.
A Recording Academy source acquainted with the solicitation affirmed those subtleties to AFP, and Drake's selections have been taken out from the authority Grammys site, similarly as last round polling form casting a ballot started.
Drake, one of the world's top-selling and most powerful artists, has won four Grammys.
In a 2017 meeting, he blamed the Grammys for categorizing him as a rapper since he is Black.
"The main class that they can figure out how to fit me in will be in a rap classification, possibly in light of the fact that I've rapped before or in light of the fact that I'm Black," he said on Apple's Beats 1 radio.
At the 2019 Grammys, Drake again vented his disappointment that Black hip-jump craftsmen are not generally given their due.
"We play in an assessment based game, not a genuine based game," Drake said as he acknowledged his solitary honor for Best Rap Song for "God's Plan."
"This is a business where in some cases it is up to a lot of individuals that probably won't get what a blended race kid from Canada needs to say."
Other top Black craftsmen including The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and Jay-Z have all hammered the Grammys as insignificant as of late, particularly refering to its inability to perceive Black specialists.
Last month, Drake was sued for having "prompted disorder" after he partook in the end 15 minutes of Travis Scott's feature set at the Astroworld celebration - - well after specialists had proclaimed a crisis.
The 64th Grammy Awards function is because of occur in Los Angeles on January 31.
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