Via US Weekly:
Kendrick Lamar didn’t hold back during his riveting performance at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards on Monday, February 15, at the Staples Center in L.A. The rapper shut down the entirety of the audience with his powerful presence and words — and Twitter reacted accordingly.
Lamar’s politically charged performance kicked off with a stunning visual, with the rapper and his backup dancers handcuffed and shuffling across the stage à la a prison chain gang.
The lyricist slowly slid his handcuffed wrists around the mic stand before launching straight into “The Blacker the Berry.” As the song grew increasingly heated, Lamar’s dancers broke free from their chains and began to move around the stage in glow-in-the-dark outfits, to the cheers and applause of the crowd
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