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Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Sanchez01: 8:59pm On Sep 16
Kanye URINATES on Grammy, declares 'Black Masters Matter' and says he 'can't be muted or cancelled' after comparing the music industry to a slave ship and vowing not to release songs until he's freed from Universal and Sony contracts

- Kanye West shared shocking footage of himself urinating on a Grammy Award on Wednesday
- The rapper is enraged that most artists do not own their masters (the rights to their own work), and has been savaging the structure of the music industry
- West wants to buy his masters from Universal, and is trying to get out of his contract with the label
- He has vowed not to make new music until he owns his masters and is freed from various contracts he has signed over the years
West's masters are likely worth hundreds of millions of dollars
- Last year, Taylor Swift was left dumbfounded when her rival, Scooter Braun, snapped up the rights to her masters in a $300 million deal

Kanye West has shared shocking footage of himself urinating on a Grammy Award as he 'goes into battle' against labels Universal and Sony to try and retrieve the rights to his own music.

The rapper, 43, posted the vision to his Twitter feed on Wednesday afternoon, which showed one of his 21 Grammys placed inside of a toilet bowl.

'Trust me... I WON'T STOP,' West captioned the clip, which referred to his current bid to gain ownership of his masters - otherwise known as the copyright to his original songs.

On Monday, West started attacking the structure of the music industry, declaring that musicians actually had little to no power because record labels owned all of their work.

He took aim at his labels Universal and Sony and vowed not to release any new music until he was freed from his contracts with them.


Kanye West has shared shocking footage of himself urinating on a Grammy Award as he 'goes into battle' against labels Universal and Sony to retrieve the rights to his own music


West has won a whopping 21 Grammy Awards across the past two decades. He is pictured with three of the accolades back in 2005

In a stinging tweet on Tuesday, West also savaged the strict contracts that black NBA players were under, and stated: 'The music industry and the NBA are modern day slave ships. I'm the new Moses'.

Taking to Twitter again on Wednesday morning, the rapper repeated the same sentiment, claiming: 'There is no NBA or music industry without black people... fair contracts matter... ownership matters'.

West also shared the screenshots of a private contract he signed with Universal back in 2011, just minutes after he tweeted: 'I feel so humbled and blessed that God has put me in a strong enough position to do this ... Everyone keep praying.. It's working... I am on my knees this morning.'

He then appeared to address black artists directly, and claimed that there needed to be an overhaul in the business.

'We've gotten comfortable with not having what we deserve ... they [record labels] allow us to have a little money from touring, get some gold chains, some alcohol, some girls and fake numbers that feed our egos ... but we don't own our masters,' he wrote.

He further accused the media of 'trying to kill' black , including Michael Jackson.

He also riffed on the Black Lives Matter movement, by tweeting: 'BLACK MASTERS MATTER'.

West also referenced his wife, Kim Kardashian, by joking that she was working as his lawyer throughout the process.

The reality star last year revealed that she was starting a four-year law apprenticeship under the supervision of lawyers Erin Haney and Jessica Jackson


West is seen after scooping three gongs at the 2006 Grammy Awards. He now says the accolades mean nothing if he does not have ownership of his own work






During his Wednesday Twitter rant, West also stated that he was too powerful to be 'muted or cancelled' and declared that he was rich enough to buy his masters from Universal and Sony.

'Universal won't tell me what my masters cost because they know I can afford to buy them,' he taunted in a tweet shared shortly after 9am.

West has a reported net worth of $1.3 billion. The cost of his masters is likely to be upwards of $300 million.

Back in 2018, Scooter Braun bought Big Machine Label Group for that price, acquiring almost all of Taylor Swift's masters in the process.

Meanwhile, West went on to share a number of Biblical verses, before writing: 'I KNOW MY LORD AND SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST WILL MAKE FOOLS OF AND PUNISH ALL WHO HAVE PARTICIPATED IN UNFAIR CONTRACTS'.

He added: 'I will do everything in my legal power and use my voice until all artist contracts are changed, starting with getting my masters for my children. I will not stop, I promise you. I am petty and very personal.'

He further claimed that the bid to own his masters was to ensure the future financial security of the four children he shares with Kardashian.

Referencing his daughter, North, he stated: 'She will be able to do nothing but put up emojis for the rest of her life because my children will own my masters.'

On Monday, West hit out at the fact most artists do not own their masters.

'In the streaming world master ownership is everything... that is the bulk of the income ... in COVID artist need our masters,' he wrote.

'Artists are starving without tours ... Ima go get our masters ... for all artists ... pray for me.'

Later in the day, he reportedly tried to contact Universal and Sony about being released from his contracts.

The following day he shared a text conversation on Twitter about possibly taking legal action against Universal and Sony after failing to hear from them.

In the actual text conversation, the individual who could be a lawyer writes: 'Meaning that we can argue that Universal and Sony have not supported you fully. And that as a result they have breached. This is the lawsuit/termination nuclear option.'

The individual continues: 'If we went that route we would litigate and ask for your masters as part of a settlement. This is a high risk but high reward strategy.'

At some point, West and the individual spoke about Taylor Swift and the controversial $300million deal that Scooter Braun, who manages Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, struck in order to obtain her master recordings in 2019.

'Re masters ownership we can look into buying. But if Taylor's [Swift] cost $300million yours would cost a lot more I assume. Remember that if you re-recorded these songs you could own these new masters outright,' the person speaking with West wrote.

'A much more radical consideration would be to propose an entirely new relationship or joint venture with Universal. One that is equal and not one sided. I am not sure you are interested in that. But if [sic] could be a Yeezy Media/Universal joint venture play but one where you have the power,' the person continued.

In response to those text messages, West responded: 'I'm not open to any form of business with Universal or Sony.'
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8739833/Kanye-West-shares-clip-urinating-Grammy-Award-amid-fight-music-labels.html

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Sanchez01: 9:09pm On Sep 16
Mental issues seems to be eating Kanye West up and his family, particularly his wife has been too quiet about it. He needs to stay away from his phone and then checked into any psychiatric hospital because his tweet rate is alarming. Doing over 1000 tweets within an hour and worse off, they are mostly meaningless. Kim wants the world the world to believe that he is only having fun but Kanye is losing it. Uploading your music contract online for no reason and one wonders why the wife is not pushing for a rehab since she claims she will remain by his side.

Saying he has bipolar disorder then describing him as "brilliant and complicated" whose "words sometimes do not align with his intentions" is sugarcoating the truth.

His first presidential rally was a disaster. He broke down, cried and told the rally his father had wanted to abort him - and he "almost killed" his own daughter!


The fact that he tweets almost every second says a lot about whether or not he is getting treated.

The irony of all of these is that the same Grammy that Burna Boy is obsessed and got depressed over after losing to Angelique Kidjo is what another man peed on.

Life is not balanced truly.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Rgade: 9:14pm On Sep 16
It's sad how this man is slowly running mad yet of all the people that surround him no one can tell him he's slowly loosing it.
I guess it's all about the money they're getting from him.
No one wants to be cast out in a fit of mad rage.
Kanye please,go back to your psychiatrist.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Slawormir: 9:15pm On Sep 16
Damnnnnn niggarrr
Isoright
Although west is a real niggarrr

But he should be careful
Those men can fuckkk you up anyday anytime twice on Wednesday....they have a way of fuckkking you up without you knowing
Same shit done to Michael Jackson
But am still waiting if they can fuckkk Eminem up...

While i wait.... let me light up my weed with the song blessing by big Sean ft Kanye West and drake
I feel blessed.....am way hay up i feel blessed
Then after that song followed by Travis Scott song highest in the room
I'm the highest in the room
Hope I make it outta here
She saw my eyes, she know I'm gone

A real niggarrr is gonna smoke all night....

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by SpicyMimi(f): 9:15pm On Sep 16
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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by salford1: 9:15pm On Sep 16
Mental health problems.
His wife was right afterall.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by fait10(m): 9:15pm On Sep 16
The way this guy is behaving these days is very funny. He needs to be examined by the psycratic doctors shocked

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by wunmi590(m): 9:15pm On Sep 16
grin
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by DevilBishops: 9:15pm On Sep 16
Kanye West is a genius and the greatest Hip Hop producer who created his own genre of music.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by FreeRapist(m): 9:16pm On Sep 16
Someone should summarise what is written up there, no be wetin i see for the headline, I come dey read for the body

Niggarzz gat no time

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by IVORY2009(m): 9:16pm On Sep 16
Nigga shocked

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Trabelsi10(m): 9:16pm On Sep 16
Kanye
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by tosine102: 9:16pm On Sep 16
This one don chop life finish

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Abalado(f): 9:16pm On Sep 16
May be all these oyinbos are taken Ekiti weed I don't knw sha.. something way be say Davido they pray for ,this life no balance o

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by barule: 9:16pm On Sep 16
Gud

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Fiisty(f): 9:16pm On Sep 16
Hmm
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by ignis(f): 9:16pm On Sep 16
God bless Kanye West.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Brandstudio01: 9:16pm On Sep 16
Ok
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Babprosper20(m): 9:17pm On Sep 16
Piss na
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by MrBrownJay1(m): 9:17pm On Sep 16
This Loco needs serious mental evaluation... Talking about unfair contracts while his label gives BS contracts all over the place.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by horpeyemmi66(m): 9:17pm On Sep 16
Nawa o, different kind of werey...just imagine.

Kanye, 600 years for your village people grin grin

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Galaticos444: 9:17pm On Sep 16
He needs rehab

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Fragility6: 9:17pm On Sep 16
DevilBishops:
Kanye West is a genius and the greatest Hip Hop producer who created his own genre of music.
Wetin be e genre of music e create abeg i no know

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by flemsy15(m): 9:17pm On Sep 16
So this music label cheating also dey America
'We've gotten comfortable with not having what we deserve ... they [record labels] allow us to have a little money from touring, get some gold chains, some alcohol, some girls and fake numbers that feed our egos ... but we don't own our masters,'

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by SukaBlyat: 9:17pm On Sep 16
Drake Right Now...
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by yungpowers(m): 9:17pm On Sep 16
You see this life eehn!
If you like kill yourself over nothing. Everything in this life is certainly vanity, they will all pass away. This is the most respected award in the world of music, every musician pray for this award yet someone is urinating on it. Telling you how useless the things we chase in this life are. King Solomon called it a chase after the wind.
If you are alive, you can feed, take care of yourself, help others with the little you have you're blessed.
Invest in people, help the needy. ( I was sick you visited me, I was hungry you fed me kinda)
Las las you will be remembered by your works.
Eternity na em sure pass

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by EdmundChidera(m): 9:17pm On Sep 16
Kanye just knows how to get attention other celebrities are just learning. grin

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by Odunolumide(m): 9:18pm On Sep 16
West might be mental but what he is fighting for most people won't understand. If he succeeds it will be a win for all black artist.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by infantking: 9:18pm On Sep 16
Nice one kanye

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by hakym619(m): 9:18pm On Sep 16
Weytin Burna boy won die untop.

This life no balance at all.

Anyways , Odogwu for the Grammy.

Like if you agree.

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Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by suremossty(m): 9:18pm On Sep 16
Dis one weak me ooo
Re: Kanye West Urinates On Grammy, Declares 'Black Masters Matter' by SucrePlum(f): 9:18pm On Sep 16
Same Grammy wey Burna boy wan die to win, this life nor balance at all grin grin

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