After winning VMA awards the rapper criticized and apologized to Taylor Swift.
Kanye West is back making history in another edition of Video Music Award, which happened on Sunday night, 30, in Los Angeles. The rapper was honored with the prize named Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the hands of Taylor Swift and surprised the audience with ad of his presidency in 2020. Kanye and Taylor, who had a disagreement in the 2009 Edition of the event, seem to have made up. The singer made many compliments to the rapper and handed the statuette, which is given to the performers with a history of innovative music videos along the way.
When he took the stage, received a long applause from the audience before starting his speech. "Thank you, Taylor, for being so kind and giving me the award tonight," he said. "Often I recall the first day I met you, too," he said with a smile, while Swift and wife Kim Kardashian held her looking for the rapper.
He talked about various topics during his speech and began with an apology. "The contradiction is that I fight for artists, but in that fight I was somehow disrespectful to artists. I don't know how to say the right thing, the perfect thing, "said West.
Kanye also hinted that it would have used any drugs before the prize: "You will find that I smoked something. And you know what the answer is? Yes, I smoked. ".
And so, in conclusion Kanye West announced that he is running for the Presidency of the United States in 2020. "We have to teach our children that they can be anything. They can defend themselves. If my grandfather were here, he wouldn't let me down. I don't know what I'm going to lose after that. But it doesn't matter because this is not about me, it's about my ideas. People with ideas. People who believe in the truth. And Yes, as you probably could have guessed by this point, I decided on 2020 run for President ", he concluded.
Few after, social networks were flooded with comments, memes and reactions from fans.