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BBMAS Prince Tribute: Epic Fail

I just wasted three hours of my life watching the BBMAS anxiously awaiting the tribute to Prince.  So here's the thing. I have a bias, because I live for music but have never been pleased by how African American artists are underrepresented in award shows. Of course the only exception would be BET of course.  So I willingly jeopardized my principals and watched the show because I'm like maybe,  just maybe Madonna can pull this off. Here's where my imagination expected the tribute to go. She'd come out in some fly purple suit (check), she'd maybe sing the most poppy of Prince tunes ( When Doves Cry or Raspberry Beret), doves would literally be released from her magical corset, and it would be a fantastic show. She would even impress us, with pulling Patty LaBelle from the audience and she'd give an a capella rendition of purple rain that would have the audience reaching to the Heavens and making the stank face simultaneously.FRIENDS, this didn't happen. Mado…