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Kendrick Lamar: Blackest Moment At The Grammys

by TV One Staff

February 16, 2016

The 2016 Grammys are over and Taylor Swift did it again — we can’t stop singing her song ‘Out Of The Woods.’ Kendrick Lamar left us with our fists waving in the air as he made a bold political statement with his Black and powerful performance. And Lady Gaga was brilliant in the Davie Bowie tribute.

Check out the moments from the show that left us talking…

1. Kendrick Lamar Brings Peak Blackness To The Stage

The 58th GRAMMY Awards - Show

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If White America complained about Beyonce’s Super Bowl show, their Twitter fingers are going to be moving a mile a minute after Kendrick Lamar’s performance at the Grammys. It doesn’t get much Blacker than shackled Black men with corn rows and Kendrick’s performance had all those elements and then some. Kendrick was unapologetically Black on the Grammys stage and just in time — the awards were getting a little stale…

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