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15. ODB Sets The Precedent

The year was 1998, and White People had a strange fascination with mopey women singing depressing songs. We showed our appreciation for this vanilla brand of Menstrual Rock by awarding Shawn Colvin (who?) the Song of the Year Grammy…and Wu-Tang Clan’s Clown Prince showed his appreciation for the children when he bum-rushed the stage, paving the way for 50 Cent and, of course, Kanye West to do the same in the years to come. For the record, at the time, Big Baby Jesus was absolutely excoriated for his “stunt,” because the poor little white woman didn’t get her chance to shine…sound familiar, Kanye?

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