(AllHipHop Features) Sometimes it seems like one of the few reasons social media was invented was for award show commentary. The internet’s best jokers point out the most ridiculous, hilarious, and at times cringe-worthy moments of the night via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. This year’s Grammys were no exception, and AllHipHop.com shares 5 of the most talked about memes to sprout up during the show.
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Kendrick Lamar Rocks “Living Single” Suit
Kendrick Lamar had seven nominations going in, and walked out with none. Besides that slight from the Academy, the California emcee also caught it online after arriving in a suit that appeared to come out of Maxine Shaw’s closet.
Beyoncé Channels Lassie For Performance
Beyoncé opened the night’s festivities with a performance of her single “Drunk In Love,” and while her simulated lap dance had most watching wishing they could wake up in the kitchen asking “How the hell did this s**t happen?”, it also had the Internet pouncing on her wet dog hair look.
Pharrell’s Hat Takes Center Stage
Thanks to Jay Z, a star was born at last’s year Grammys: The-Dream’s “Swap Meet Hat.” Not to be outdone, a new celebrity was introduced in 2014: Pharrell’s “Mountie/Harry Potter/Arby’s Hat.” The rising newcomer already has his own Twitter account and got called out by one of his inspirations.
— Arby’s (@Arbys) January 27, 2014
Madonna Goes Pre-Civil War Retro
After the very recent controversy over Madonna’s use of the “n-word” to describe her white son, it would seem like the pop icon would be a little bit more sensitive about how she presents herself. So it kind of comes as a surprise that she decided to show up on stage during Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance dressed like a slave master from Django Unchained.
Lorde Is 17 Going On 40
Lorde was one of the big winners of night taking home 2 awards including one for “Song Of The Year.” While the New Zealand singer-songwriter was collecting trophies, social media was asking, “Is this girl really about to hit menopause or nah?”