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Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Samakus(m): 6:29am On Jan 30, 2020
Naomi Campbell has written an open letter to the organizers of Grammy Awards after Burna Boy’s loss to Angelique Kidjo at the 2020 edition of the awards.

The American supermodel praised Angelique for spreading light and opening minds through her music, stated that Burna Boy has not been given the accolades he truly deserves due to lack of education.

She, however, averred that the categorization of afrobeat in the ‘World Music’ category of the 2020 Grammys, diminished an entire genre in which such a high standard of talent has emerged. Naomi queried the recording academy on the voting pattern of the category, urged them to use the next 363 days to reassess and reflect on their perspective of ‘World Music.’

She wrote;

“First, I want to say deepest congratulations to @angeliquekidjo for her award on Sunday and thank you to you for spreading light and opening minds through your music… And to our AFRICAN GIANT, @burnaboygram… it is only due to lack of education that you have not been honored with the accolades you so truly deserve. You are always a winner in our hearts. ALWAYS. •

And to The @RecordingAcademy, There is something that brings joy, strength, and happiness to myself, and to so many people that hear it, and it is called Afrobeats. Afrobeats is a musical genre played on mainstream and primetime radio not only across the continent of Africa but across the world… •

Recently, the genre was categorized into your ‘World Music’ category at the 2020 Grammys. This misrepresentation diminishes an entire genre in which such a high standard of talent has emerged; a genre that has been a force of hope and positivity for many, and a vehicle for artistry on the continent of Africa. •

Please take the next 363 days to reassess and reflect on your perspective of ‘World Music.’ Did the world get to vote for this award, or was it only the people in the United States a part of The Recording Academy? What will this neglectful categorization of music mean to individual cultures? Cultures who contribute their blood, sweat and tears, and every level of their creativity and work ethic into making music for YOU and for all of us. •

Please get up to speed on the state of all popular music today, 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 any other respected and recognized musical genre".

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/01/just-in-naomi-campbell-writes-grammy-organisers-over-burna-boy/amp/

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by IamPatriotic(m): 6:39am On Jan 30, 2020
Hmmmmm, where did she say Burnaboy is not educated? Aye vanguard ti baje!

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Dreyl(m): 6:49am On Jan 30, 2020
Illiterate blogger, where did she say that

Modified: the Mod has finally changed the heading, that's good.

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by ikorodureporta: 7:29am On Jan 30, 2020
cheesy. see as grammar confuse people grin

lack of understanding

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by TUANKU(m): 7:35am On Jan 30, 2020
Hungry blogger. Try to read and comprehend.

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Triniti(m): 9:09am On Jan 30, 2020
Una don start with these false narrative. She made that statement against the Grammy board not about Burna boy

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Ask4bigneyo(m): 11:08am On Jan 30, 2020
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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by iCauseTrouble: 11:08am On Jan 30, 2020
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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by NagazGeneral: 11:08am On Jan 30, 2020
Music lovers and genuine content critics like myself would have given up on the credibility and essence of the Grammy Awards if another undeserving artiste had won this.



Sentiments aside, Nigeria is yet to replicate another Fela Kuti in the global music sphere.



Fela is the only Nigerian deserving of a Grammy.

Because music is not about dancesteps or groupie trends but about a movement, a message, reawakening a consciousness and yet the melody from real musical instruments.

This is a reality lost on today's Nigerian artistes aside from Asá who still lacks in consistency.



As an African act, till your music can be accepted by Pastors, Imams, Youths, elders, global leaders, United Nations and illiterates, then you stand a chance of being an African Album or winning a foreign award in Music.



Nigeria and Nigerians must understand that club bangers do not translate to foreign awards in global music

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by GeneralPula: 11:08am On Jan 30, 2020
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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Nobody: 11:09am On Jan 30, 2020
She meant lack of education on the part of the Grammy organizers as they don't know much about afrobeats...

The title is misleading...

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by helinues: 11:09am On Jan 30, 2020
Huh

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by dckng16(m): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
Awon blogger blogger

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Iamgrey5(m): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
IamPatriotic:
Hmmmmm, where did she Burnaboy is not educated? Aye vanguard ti baje!
Bro na you no read well

Vanguard never implied that, it was the blogger that re wrote their headlines.

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by charlesm91(m): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
Lack of education on the the grammys I believe. Not burna

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Lovelyn451(f): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Pidginwhisper: 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
undecided

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by largehead: 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
But Burna boy go school?

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by upower123(m): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
Hmmmm I know many people will not read it.. But comment just because of the headline
Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by figure007(m): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Sirseedorf(m): 11:10am On Jan 30, 2020
Ahhhh

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by ForbesHomesNG(m): 11:11am On Jan 30, 2020
eduman365:
She meant lack of education on the part of the Grammy organizers as they don't know much about afrobeats...

The title is misleading...

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Uyi168: 11:11am On Jan 30, 2020
Pls if u didn't read the full gist , don't comment to avoid disgracing your generation ...

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Sirseedorf(m): 11:11am On Jan 30, 2020
Ahhhh


Eleyi gidi gan o

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Nobody: 11:12am On Jan 30, 2020
IamPatriotic:
Hmmmmm, where did she Burnaboy is not educated? Aye vanguard ti baje!
Una no go read post well b4 u comment smh.

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by Greenvaiper: 11:12am On Jan 30, 2020
Reserved this space FOR MANNABBQGRILLS the front page hustler wink

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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by 9jamag(m): 11:12am On Jan 30, 2020
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Re: Naomi Campbell On Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Lost Due To Lack Of Education by TechCapon(m): 11:12am On Jan 30, 2020
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