Earlier this evening, rapper Kanye West received the landmark, career-defining Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs. If you’ve been on the internet at all tonight, you’ve probably heard about his interesting acceptance speech. As you can imagine, many musicians in our scene have shared their thoughts on what West had to say. You can read some of their responses below.
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— MTV (@MTV) August 31, 2015
im glad kanye exists.
— t(-.-t) (@petewentz) August 31, 2015
Woken up to see everyone talking about Kanye becoming president. What on earth happened while I was asleep?!
— Joe Savins (@joesavins) August 31, 2015
Kanye speech is so uncomfortably awkward. But not as awkward as Taylor with her arm around Kim Kardasian. #VMAs
— Boo Bacon (@beauknows) August 31, 2015
Calling it now, adding the word "bro" to the end of sentences is the new internet meme.
— Cody Carson (@CodySIO) August 31, 2015
KANYE WEST 2020
— SAD TRAP DADDY (@LouMiceliJr) August 31, 2015
I'm just going to vote no
— YOUNG CEEJ (@Ceejwilson222) August 31, 2015
— AARON ROSA (@IamAaronrosa) August 31, 2015
Can 2020 get here already!!
— Jack Fowler (@JackSWS) August 31, 2015
Sorry everybody, but my IQ spiked south after watching that Kanye #VMA speech.
— alexkerns (@alexkerns) August 31, 2015
KANYE MY DUDE
— LORD ZiLLA THE FiRST (@FRONZ1LLA) August 31, 2015
Best part of that whole situation was that I thought Kanye was gunna leave that guy hanging after his speech… He cares
— Joshua Balz (@balzmiw) August 31, 2015
— Twin Forks Music (@TwinForksMusic) August 31, 2015
I wonder if the internet heard about Kanye running for president ?
— Maxx Danziger (@MaxxSIO) August 31, 2015
Two dumbs don't make a smart. https://t.co/LMWEkzNFfK
— Doc Coyle (@DocCoyle) August 31, 2015
— Seasons Change (@SeasonsChangePP) August 31, 2015