Machine Gun Kelly accuses Grammys of being ‘dumb’ for ignoring his album

Machine Gun Kelly returned to social media on Wednesday to call out the Grammys for not nominating him in the Album of the Year category for his sophomore album, “Bloom.”

“I’m sorry for what I said, but I’m not sorry I said it,” MGK wrote on Instagram. “I’ve been working for 14 years to get to this point. The Grammys never did. So I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do, BUT continue to work harder for my fans and get better. As of 2015 I was holding an 85 point average so I knew I was shit, but it was my strength to overcome. You’re supposed to call me dumb but you’re supposed to appreciate that I know better. You’re supposed to call me ignorant but at the end of the day I’m actually proud of you. I love you Grammys. But you know it doesn’t matter this year because i’m done fucking around. I’m calling it right now. CAN WE DANCE?!”

The announcement of the Grammy nominees Thursday morning was somewhat of a mixed bag for the rapper. Despite a nomination for best rap performance, “Wild Wild Country” was snubbed in the other major categories; even the album itself did not receive a nomination.

“Back in 2015 I was held an 85 point average which is at best solid, and at worst approaching Basic; not even in the scope of honchos in my inpsection,” MGK continued in the series of photos. “However I recognize no one can compare to the work and metrics and standards of an engineer who stands alone. Over 3 years ago I knew I could do more when I saw that. Take a look at my series before that.”

According to an “enemies list” made by the rapper, fellow rappers Gucci Mane and Jeezy were also not nominated. The Grammys website states that when a band or group has announced a retirement, they do not have to submit full recordings from the last two years as opposed to releases from the last five years.

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