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Yesterday Omarion walked the fine line between f-ck boy and boy in his feelings when he went off on Twitter about being allegedly snubbed for a Grammy. Let us let him explain:

Oh sweet little Maybach O. The only one acting like you’re new to this is you. If memory and internet research serves me correctly, Omarion has consistently been recognized “by the game.” The problem is he’s not seeking acknowledgement, he’s seeking white affirmation.

See, Omarion has gotten props from the black community since his B2K days. B2K’s debut album peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs albums chart. The group’s second album, Pandemonium!, debuted at number ten on the Billboard 200 and at number three in terms of Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums, with the lead single, Bump, Bump, Bump, peaking at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

As a solo artist, Omarion’ debut album, O, reached #1 on the Billboard 200 and he received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Contemporary R&B Album. So why, sir, are you in your feelings? Yes, “Post to Be”, an essentially pop track about eating the booty like groceries, was certified platinum and reached the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. But please don’t act like the Grammy’s never acknowledged your chosen destiny. Especially when you don’t care about other entities that consistently do.

This year, Omarion, Jhene Aiko, and Chris Brown won best collaboration at the Soul Train Awards. Do you think he showed up to accept his award? Nope. He’d much rather sit at home and cry over a bunch of white people not acknowledging his so-called greatness rather than appreciating the black entities that do.

That’s why Omarion can miss me with all the talk about being the underdog in the industry. Not only does he sing songs that are catchy yet forgettable, he doesn’t even care when his own people recognize the chart-topping success of his pop tunes. If a rant like this didn’t work for Nicki Minaj, Omarion should know it most certainly won’t work for him. And until he stops seeking validation outside of his loyal demographic and appreciating the support they’ve given him over the past 10 years, he’ll never be happy. And we’ll never take him or his silly tears seriously.

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