The 65th Grammy Awards were back in full swing on Sunday, bringing with them unexpected victories, historic triumphs, and songs honoring artists such as The late rapper Takeoff, as well as the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. However, Snoop Dogg was dissatisfied with the Recording Academy, which recently criticised him for ignoring him throughout his career.
Tha Doggfather lashes out on Instagram on Monday, accusing the Recording Academy of failing to award him a golden gramophone during his 30-year career. JAY-Z (24), Kanye West (24), Kendrick Lamar (17), Eminem (15) and Pharrell (13)
In his caption, the Long Beach native highlighted the fact that despite receiving more than a dozen nominations over the years, he has yet to be included on the famous list, having received just zero Grammy awards.
Snoop Dogg has been nominated for a number of categories at the Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Solo Performance (Gin and Juice, 1995), Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Beautiful, 2004) and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group (Still D.R.E., 2000).
For his contributions to Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly and Katy Perry's Teenage Dream, the rapper has also been nominated by the Recording Academy for its 2014 Best Reggae Album, Thirsty For News.
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