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H.E.R. Shout Out Her Dad’s Taste in Music in Oscar Winning Speech

H.E.R. credits her dad’s taste in music for her Oscar win. The 93rd Annual Academy Awards took place in Hollywood on Sunday, and though the evening veered from tradition in many ways and was a bit odd at times, there were some exciting and groundbreaking wins for artists in several categories. Judas and the Black Messiah, a film about Fred Hampton and the Black Panther Party, received several nominations and won in the categories of Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Song for H.E.R.’s “Fight for You”. While Daniel Kaluuya gave a speech that was a bit all over the place as he dedicated his award to Fred Hampton and embarrassed his mother by mentioning her sex life, H.E.R. kept her comments to her parents entirely wholesome, crediting her father’s musical tastes for her success. ...