Friday 22 November 2019

Hey Kanye, it turns out Beck's dad worked on Beyonce's Grammy-winning B'Day album

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Musician Beck (L) and Kanye West speak onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Musician Beck (L) and Kanye West speak onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Winner for Album Of The Year Beck reacts as Kanye West leaves the stage at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles February 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

It's doubtful Kanye West is still cringing over his stage storm during Beck's acceptance speech for his Album of the Year win at the Grammy Awards.

However, he may have fresh reason to feel a little sheepish since it has surfaced that Beck's also-phenomenally-talented dad worked on one of Beyonce's albums, one which went on to win a Grammy.

A recent Reddit Today I Learned submission revealed that Beck's dad, David Campbell, worked on Beyonce's album B'Day back in 2006 which won best contemporary R&B album.

Campbell is a composer, conductor and music arranger and he has worked on several other successful albums including Adele's 21, Miley's Bangerz, and Beck's Morning Phase, which won the Grammy.

When Beck was announced as the winner of Best Album at this year's awards last month, Kanye stormed the stage.

He hesitated to make his feelings known there and then, choosing to jump back down and follow-up with the following rant to E! News, “I just know that the Grammys, if they want real artists to keep coming back, they need to stop playing with us.

“We ain't gonna play with them no more. And Beck needs to respect artistry and he should've given his award to Beyoncé.

“Because when you keep on diminishing art and not respecting the craft and smacking people in their face after they deliver monumental feats of music, you're disrespectful to inspiration,” he continued.

However, he later took to Twitter to apologise, “I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I’m sorry Beck."

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