Kanye Isn’t The First…. Jay Z & The Smiths Also Caught Hate From Glastonbury Fans

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The Urban Daily

Kanye West Source: Dave Kotinsky / Getty

It looks as though someone is actually in Kanye West’s corner when it comes to his headliner spot during this year’s Glastonbury Festival.

Published to The Guardian, Emily Eavis — organizer and daughter of Glastonbury’s founder Michael Eavis — has penned an open letter to those petitioning to remove Kanye from this year’s lineup.

Currently, the petition has received over 125,000 signatures online.

“We think the story this year should not be: ‘Why is Kanye coming?’ but: ‘How amazing is it that Kanye is coming?’ One of the world’s biggest superstars and a music legend, always interesting, never boring,” Emily Eavis says. “He has agreed to play a festival where headliners get paid a fraction of their normal rate in support of Oxfam, Water Aid and Greenpeace as well as thousands of other worthy causes. We think that’s pretty great.

“To say that…

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