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“Aubrey Drake Graham won his second career Grammy Award last night.
He won Best Rap Song for “God’s Plan.”
However, when the rapper took to the stage to receive his trophy, his acceptance speech took on a more criticizing tone than one of gratitude.
“I want to take this opportunity while I’m up here to just talk to all the kids that are watching this, aspiring to do music,” Drake said.
“All my peers that make music from their heart that do things pure and tell the truth, I wanna let you know we’re playing in an opinion-based sport, not a factual-based sport. So it’s not the NBA where at the end of the year you’re holding a trophy because you made the right decisions or won the games.”
“This is a business where sometimes it’s up to a bunch of people who might not understand what a mixed-race kid from Canada has to say or a fly Spanish girl from New York or anybody else, or a brother from Houston right there, my brother Travis [Scott].
“But my point is you’ve already won if you have people singing your songs word for word, if you’re a hero in your hometown.”
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