Drake’s Opinion of Macklemore Started From the Bottom and Stayed There

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Remember that time Macklemore, who took home this year’s Best Rap Album Grammy, sent Kendrick Lamar a text after the show telling him he was “robbed” and should have won?

“It’s weird and sucks that I robbed you. I was gonna say that during the speech. Then the music started playing during my speech, and I froze,” he wrote in the text, which he then posted on his Instagram account . “Anyway, you know what it is. Congrats on this year and your music. Appreciate you as an artist and as a friend. Much love.”

Well, turns out some people had a lot of feelings about that text. Especially Drake. In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the rapper wrote the whole thing off, declaring it “wack as f—.” He continued:

I was like, ‘You won. Why are you posting your text message? Just chill. Take your W, and if you feel you didn’t deserve it, go get better — make better music … It felt cheap. It didn’t feel genuine. Why do that? Why feel guilt? You think those guys would pay homage to you if they won?

But the thing is, now Drake feels robbed too. “To name just Kendrick? That shit made me feel funny,” he said. “No, in that case, you robbed everybody. We all need text messages!”

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