Kanye West Issues Apology To Beck

Almost a month after Kayne West stormed the Grammy stage and blasted Beck, West took to Twitter to issue an apology:

West originally went on E! after Beck’s Grammy win to publicly blast the 2015 Album of the Year award winner

“The Grammys, if they want real artists to keep coming back, they need to stop playing with us. We ain’t gonna play with them no more. ‘Flawless,’ Beyoncé video. Beck needs to respect artistry and he should have given his award to Beyoncé, and at this point, we tired of it. Because what happens is, when you keep on diminishing art and not respecting the craft and smacking people in their face after they deliver monumental feats of music, you’re disrespectful to inspiration.”

West continued:

“We as musicians have to inspire people who go to work every day, and they listen to that Beyoncé album and they feel like it takes them to another place. Then they [the show’s producers] do this whole promotional event, they’ll run the music over somebody’s speech, the artist, because they want commercial advertising. Like, no, we not playing with them no more. By the way, I got my wife, my daughter and my clothing line, so I’m not going to do nothing to put my daughter at risk but I am here to fight for creativity. That’s the reason why I didn’t say anything tonight. But you all know what it meant when ‘Ye walks on the stage.”

In related Kayne/Beck drama news, In a recent interview with Australia’s The Morning Show, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan shed some light on how he felt Kanye West handled his feelings during the Grammys, when he interrupted Beck’s Grammy receiving and acceptance.

When asked about how he felt about the incident between Beck and Kanye West, Corgan commented, “I think it’s inappropriate for any artist to take somebody else’s moment and make it their own or try to channel that energy in somebody’s moment… you’re basically saying that everything Beck has done to be in that position is negated because in your mind, it’s not relevant to your own thing…I don’t think that’s the moment to do it. Maybe afterwards you can say that, you can write your own blog, but to jump on stage and sort of steal that moment and re-appropriate in your own way is…inappropriate…I don’t know Kanye but I think he is speaking from his heart, I think he really believes what he’s saying… I just think that’s the inappropriate venue to do it.”

Corgan also expressed his disappointment with how social media rewards negative behavior, which he feels will ultimately reflect badly on the Grammys and on West himself.

Corgan also addressed how he would have handled any similar situation: “I’ve stood at that podium too and I’ll tell you what, if somebody got up on my stage, I would knock them out. I don’t care who it is, I would have knocked him out.” Tongue-in-cheek, he further remarked that it would have been a “stand off” between him and Kanye, but that Kim Kardashian would “probably take me down!”

The Smashing Pumpkins, with Mark Stoermer of the Killers on bass and Brad Wilk from Rage Against the Machine on drums, just wrapped up their Australian tourdates and will continue to tour in South America.

  • God

    Apologize to my balls asshole

  • Corndog

    Too little too late, douchbag.

  • Corgan Reznor MAdM Patton Love

    i think he probably sucks his boss’s dick: Jay Z.
    Boss told him to make this bizarre experience twice to promote her.
    Meanwhile, she’s in a quite place now … everything here is burning out.

    • Corgan Reznor MAdM Patton Love


      • Bill Austeh

        Looks like a YMCA audition.

      • rata

        was that pic taken inside a restroom? lol

  • Rizz

    add a Corgan quote for more vitrol in the comments. AN site strategy.

  • bluedogx84 .

    Any blacks who support his actions, should be sent back to Africa.

    • Bill Austeh

      Hey that’s mighty white of ya. Cracker..

      • bluedogx84 .

        kanye can lick my unwiped but hole

  • Bill Austeh

    Beck should of KTFO that ugly troll. And then fuck his wif.