Written by Melanie Burton, August 29, 2016

When it was recently revealed that Kanye West was getting a WHOLE four minutes to talk at the MTV Video Music Awards, the whole world was wondering just what he’d talk about…

And just as we expected, it was totes random.

First he walks on stage with his hit Famous playing in the background, and was met by chants of “Yeezy!”

He started with, “I am Kanye West, and that feels really great to say, especially this year. I came here to present my new video, but before I do that, I’ma talk.”

“Now, later tonight, Famous might lose to Beyonce, but I can’t be mad. I’m always wishing for Beyonce to win.

“But for people to understand just how blessed we are, it was an expression of our now, our fame right now, us on the inside of the TV. Just the audacity to put Anna Wintour next to Donald Trump — I put Ray J in there, bro!”

Of course, he’s talking about his controversial visual for Famous, which included a bunch of random celebs all in bed together – naked.

Yeezy’s VMA speech was as random as we expected

Yeezy went on, “This is fame, bro! I see you Amber! My wife is a G. Not a lot of people’s wives would let them say that right there. We came over on the same boat, now we all in the same bed. Well, maybe different boats.

“But if you think about last week, it was 22 people murdered in Chicago. People come up to me, like, ‘That’s right, tell Taylor!’ I’m like, ‘Bro, I love all y’all! That’s why I called her!”

“If you feel like you seeing people dying right next to you, you might feel like what’s the point. Life might feel worthless in a way. I know for me, I sit down and talk to older, like rich people — a.k.a white — and they tell me, ‘Don’t compare yourself to Steve Jobs. Don’t compare yourself to Walt Disney.’”

“My roles model are artists, merchants — less than 10 than I can name in history. Truman, Ford, Hughes, Disney, Jobs, West.”

YEP, his role model is himself…

“Tonight, we’re here to have fun. I’m standing in front of my idol, Puff Daddy. I’m standing in front of my wife, Kim Kardashian West. I’m standing in front of the future, Chance The Rapper.”

“We are undeniably the influencers, the thought leaders. I’m going to play y’all a piece of my art, and I just hope ya’ll have a good time.”

Surprisingly low-key for Yeezy!

 

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