Smokey Robinson on Jennifer Lopez's Grammys Motown Tribute: Who's Stupid Enough to Protest?

Credit: AceShowbiz- Published on February 11, 2019
When met at Clive Davis' pre-Grammys gala, The Miracles founder comes to the defense of the 'On the Floor' hitmaker who gets online criticism for leading the tribute performance at the 2019 show.

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Published on February 11, 2019 -  01:32
Smokey Robinson Defends Jennifer Lopez's Grammy Motown Tribute
Smokey Robinson Defends Jennifer Lopez's Grammy Motown Tribute Lopez took the stage alongside Alicia Keys, Ne-Yo and Smokey Robinson to perform a ballad of Motown hits at the 2019 Grammys. Prior to the show, Lopez said she wanted to dedicate the performance to her mother, Lupe. Jennifer Lopez, to 'E!' But many viewers took to Twitter to criticize the performance, citing the fact that Lopez is Hispanic, not African American. But Smokey Robinson doesn't see what all the fuss is about. Smokey Robinson, to 'Variety' The Motown veteran went on to say that Motown music was "for everybody." Smokey Robinson, to 'Variety'

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