Some Type Of Way.
Although Kendrick Lamar unfazed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Best Rap Album Grammy win, Drake, who was also nominated, was more perturbed. He told Rolling Stone that he felt Mack’s public apology was gratuitous and that the other nominees deserved texts as well.
I was like, ‘You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn’t deserve it, go get better — make better music. It felt cheap. It didn’t feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won?
This is how the world works: He made a brand of music that appealed to more people than me, Hov, Kanye and Kendrick. Whether people wanna say it’s racial, or whether it’s just the fact that he tapped into something we can’t tap into. That’s just how the cards fall. Own your shit.
To name just Kendrick? That shit made me feel funny. No, in that case, you robbed everybody. We all need text messages!”