Lil Baby Performs ‘The Bigger Picture’ at Grammys
Written by B87FM on March 15, 2021
Lil Child makes his Grammy debut.
Nominated for 2 awards, the Atlanta rapper delivered a strong assertion about police brutality together with his efficiency of “The Larger Image” at Sunday’s present that featured appearances from Killer Mike, activist Tamika Mallory, and “Insecure” actor Kendrick Sampson.
Accompanied by an intro from James Baldwin, the efficiency opened with Sampson being pulled over by two white law enforcement officials who shot him as he ran away. Killer Mike carried out a verse from Run the Jewels’ “Strolling within the Snow,” whereas Child capped off his set on prime of a cop automotive as fireworks exploded within the sky.
“My efficiency is essential to me and I had to ensure it was proper. Nominations apart, truly performing ‘The Larger Image’ means essentially the most to me,” mentioned Child. “I paint photos with my songs and wished the efficiency to deliver that image to life. Identical to with the music, this efficiency needed to replicate the actual. No sugar-coating. My household, my followers and my metropolis know who I do that for.”
Regardless of his profitable efficiency, Child went dwelling empty-handed. “The Larger Image” was nominated for Finest Rap Efficiency and Finest Rap Track however misplaced to Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” in each classes.