His reasons for skipping varied slightly from year to year. In 2010, Ye was still persona non grata for the way he interrupted Taylor Swift at the 2009 VMAs, so he probably didn't feel all that into attending. It's kind of a pity, considering the fact that just a year before, he was part of one of the best rap performances in Grammy history, "Swagga Like Us, " featuring him, T.I., Lil Wayne, and Jay-Z, along with a very pregnant M.I.A. gorgeously bouncing around the stage. (Watch that here, until it's taken down along with all the other videos of that moment.). .