When it comes to the music industry, Chris Brown and Robert Glasper are two names that are often mentioned in the same sentence. Recently, the two were pitted against each other when they were both nominated for the Best R&B Album Grammy. After Robert Glasper took home the award, Chris Brown apologized for his online outburst and showed his respect for Glasper.
This blog post is here to tell you the story of what happened between Chris Brown and Robert Glasper and why it’s an important moment for the music industry.
When the nominees for the Best R&B Album Grammy were announced, Chris Brown was quick to post an Instagram story of Glasper, writing, “Y’all playing. Who da f**k is this? Ima keep kicking y’all ass! Respectfully.” After Robert Glasper won the award, Chris Brown direct messaged him and then posted an apology to Instagram. In the post, Brown said, “Congratulations my brother… I would like to apologize if you took offense to my reaction at the Grammys. You were not the intended target and I know I came off really rude and mean. After doing my research I actually think you’re amazing… the organization isn’t doing us Blacks our due diligence. You and I should never be in the same category… two totally different vibes and genres. So from one Black man to another, congratulations. Hope you are able to feed your family for life. God bless my G.”
It’s moments like these that show the power of music and how it can bring people together. It’s also an important reminder that we should always be respectful of others, especially when it comes to the music industry. Chris Brown’s apology and recognition of Robert Glasper’s talent is an inspiring moment for the music industry and a great example of how two artists can come together despite their differences.
Robert Glasper will be playing Coachella this spring with his supergroup Dinner Party, so be sure to check them out if you can! This story is a great reminder of how music can bring people together and how we should always show respect for each other, no matter what genre we’re in. So, don’t miss out on this inspiring story and be sure to check out Robert Glasper’s music!