02.13.2019

Smokey Robinson Slams Critics of Jennifer Lopez's Motown Tribute for 'Trying to Set Us Back 100 Years'

Smokey Robinson Slams Critics of Jennifer Lopez's Motown Tribute for 'Trying to Set Us Back 100 Years'

Smokey Robinson is standing up for Jennifer Lopez and her Motown tribute.

The legendary singer, 78, came to Lopez’s defense on Tuesday after many argued that the 49-year-old singer should not have been chosen to perform in the tribute at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.

His passionate post refuted the argument that black performers should’ve been chosen to honor the genre that was made famous by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Gladys Knight & the Pips and The Temptations.

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