#GRAMMYS: Tyler, The Creator Says: "Urban" Is Just Another Way of Saying The N-Word'

HipHop News Posted on January 27, 2020 at 3:29am

#GRAMMYS: Tyler, The Creator Says: "Urban" Is Just Another Way of Saying The N-Word'

"I felt like half of me feels like the rap appointment was a backhanded compliment."

Los Angeles, CA – Tyler, The Creator won his first Grammy Award on Sunday night (January 26) IGOR, who won a trophy in the category of Best Rap Album. Despite their victory, the Odd Future brain was still openly about their feelings toward the Recording Academy.

During a Grammy press conference, and Tyler asked if the recent controversy around the show's voting process has changed their points of view. He admitted that it was broken..centered-ad {

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"I'm half and half on him," Tyler began. "Um, on the one hand, I'm grateful that what you can do that can only be recognized in a world like this, but it is also bullshit that, every time we, and I mean the guys that look like me, do anything that the genre-bending, or that out of nothing, they always put on a rap or urban category, which is ... and I don't like that "urban" of the word. It is just the politically correct way of saying the N-Word for me. So when I hear that I'm like 'Why can't


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