By Matt Agorist The decades old presentation ceremony honoring musical accomplishments got serious this year as performers used the spotlight to shed light on the police state.
Its a trifecta. #HandUpDontShoot all night long! #Ferguson #Grammys2015 #Grammys pic.twitter.com/vOsp11uhXs
— Chuck_MODI (@POPSspotSports) February 9, 2015
The first performer of the night to address the issue of police killings was Pharrell Williams. Williams and company performed a version of “Happy” which is in stark contrast to the original version. Donning their black hoodies and with “hands up,” performers gave an artful gesture in the wake of so many slain lives.
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