Chris Brown had “No Filter” after finding out he lost in the Best R&B Album category Sunday night at the Grammy Awards.
The R&B hitmaker took to Instagram to voice his frustration because pianist and music producer Robert Glasper took the trophy in the category for his 2022 album Black Radio III.
In since-deleted posts, Brown expressed his disappointment at losing to Glasper and insulted the decorated musician. Screenshots captured by The Neighborhood Talk revealed Brown’s multi-slide rant.
“Y’all playing who da f–k is this?” the singer wrote alongside a crying-laughing emoji. He then sarcastically added, “I gotta get my skills up…Ima start playing the harmonica.”
The “Run It!” singer even posted an edited an image of himself playing the harmonica with the caption: “New level unlocked! Harmonica Breezy.”
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Hours after posting his feelings and getting criticized on social media for being a sore loser, Brown apologized to Glasper and shared a screenshot of a direct message he sent the musician.
“Congratulations my brother .. I would like to apologize if you took offense to my reaction at the Grammys .. you were not the intended target and I know I came off really rude and mean,” Brown wrote. “After doing my research I actually think your amazing … THE ORGANIZATION ISNT DOING US BLACKS OUR DUE DILIGENCE. YOU AND I SHOULD never be in the same category… two totally different vibes and genres.”
The nominees for the Best R&B Album included Brown’s 10th studio album “Breezy (Deluxe),” Mary J. Blige for “Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe),” Lucky Daye’s “Candydrip,” and PJ Morton for “Watch the Sun.”
According to the Recording Academy, Brown previously won one Grammy Award for his 2011 album “F.A.ME.” and has been nominated 21 times.
Glasper’s win on Sunday night marked his fifth Grammy.