Black Twitter Erupts After Grammys Confuse The Hell Outta Them Over Patti LaBelle

Posted On : January 29, 2018

At last night’s Grammy Awards, there were several surprises. For starters, one of them was the fact that Jay-Z entered the ceremony with the most nominations- 8 to be exact- and ultimately exited Madison Square Garden’s doors with not one Grammy. Although I was pretty surprised that Jay didn’t at least earn one shiny trophy, I was still happy that he was beaten by artists like Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars, instead of some of the ‘mumble rappers’ these youngins listen to nowadays.

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The iconic Patti LaBelle; December 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

Anywho, another big surprise of Grammy night was the one that had Black Twitter in a hilarious tizzy. It had everything to do with the confusion over a Patti LaBelle performance that never happened.

You see, as Black folks were sitting at home, eating popcorn and watching the Grammy’s, they thought they were in for the surprise of their night, when the speaker announced that Patti was about to perform. Everybody started turning up their TV volumes and sliding to the edges of their couches like, ‘Patti’s about CUT UP on that Grammy stage!’ In other words, in their anticipation of seeing Patti, Black Twitter was pretty much like this…

HOWEVER, it turns out, soul sangin’ Patti never showed up, instead, it was Broadway singer, Patti LuPone, singing “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina.”

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Jan. 28, 2018: Legendary Broadway singer/actress, Patti LuPone, performs onstage during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)

Of course, when the legendary LuPone stepped onto the Grammy stage, many were initially like ‘Patti Lu-WHO?!!’ Then came Black Twitter’s hilarious reactions that began to quickly flood the Twitter timelines. Check out those priceless reactions out below:

Like I said, their reactions were priceless, LOL. Much respect to Patti LuPone though and maybe next year the Grammys will have Patti LaBelle up on that stage doing her thing as well.

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