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“Once again you choose to be tone deaf” – British model, Naomi Campbell accused Grammys of robbing Wizkid

Popular British model and actress, Naomi Campbell in a post on social media calls out the prestigious Award, Grammy and accused them of robbing superstar Afrobeat’s singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun professionally known as Wizkid.

Recall Intel Region reported that the 64th Grammy Award took place on Sunday, April 3rd at the at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, U.S.A and unfortunately popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid loses his two Grammy nominations that include, Best Global music performance (Essence) and Best Global music album (Made in Lagos: Deluxe edition) to Pakistan singer, Aroof Aftab’s “Mohabbat” and Beninese singer Angélique Kidjo respectively.

Reacting to Wizkid Grammy Award loss, Naomi Campbell slams the recording academy noting that the Grammys have been a tone deaf to what is going in the universe noting that “Made In Lagos” was beyond phenomenal and there is no doubt that Wizkid is a winner.

Taking to her verified Instagram page, Naomi Campbell wrote; 

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“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 .. ❤️@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. #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.”

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