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Kanye West's post-Grammy rant: Beck should have given Beyoncé his award

"Y'all knew what it mean when 'Ye walked on that stage," Kanye West told E! in a post-Grammy interview, referencing his decision to follow Beck onto the stage after Beck won the Grammy for Album of the Year. It meant, of course, that West was unhappy that Beck had won instead of Beyoncé.

In the post-show interview, he explained that he thinks Beck should have given Beyoncé the award.

"When you keep on diminishing art, and disrespecting art, and smacking people in the face after they deliver monumental feats of music, you're disrespectful to inspiration," he said.

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