In 2009,Kanye West produced one of the most infamous moments in VMAs history.It happened when Taylor Swift won the Best Female Video category for You Belong With Me which beat out Beyonce’s Single Ladies.Just moments after Swift accepted the moonman and began her acceptance speech.West stormed the stage,taking the microphone from Swift to announce Beyonce deserved the award.He busted,”Yo Taylor,I’m really happy for you,I’ll let you finish,but Beyonce has one of the best videos of all time!” Now let’s come back home,our very own ‘VMAs’ Bingwa Music Awards.Kenya,s ‘Kanye West made this year’s BMAs quite worthy to commemorate.The hip hop heavy weight declined to take an award he won.and instead he suggested that it be given to Kenya,s’ QueenBee,’ Wahu Kagwi, for he felt that she was the right person to take the award.The irate rapper took it to social media and posted a lengthy post on Facebook that has gone viral,read it below:
“Thank for #BingwaAwards for the award last night unfortunately I won’t take the award of “ComebackArtistOfTheYear”. I never went anywhere.I’ve been here since my first hit single On Top, I put more work than any artist of my genre,unless you are awarding me for coming back from my Europe tour then it doesn’t make sense,I never understand awards in this country,I’d rather you respect my work than award me than nominating me for a ‘comeback’ award which was such a joke,so if you don’t mind plizz give my award to #Wahu who was in the same category.Next time you nominate me please make sure you do a background check of my catalog; The quality of Hip hop music when it comes to videos and audio that I’ve brought to this industry since I stepped in you can’t compare to any not even close,All in all I wish you the best and congrats to the winners last night and we still have a long way to go as far as awards are concerned.
“Take what’s yours not what’s given to you”
ppreciate and receive these awards that you win now, because there can come a time in your career that you don’t even get noticed or nominated. But I am sure you too big to receive advise, ama?
Just like Kanye,who apoligized to Taylor Swift through a post in his blog,Octopizzo apologizes to Nameless and Wahu by posting a post on Instagram,it read,”Thanks to Kiss 100 and Nameless for calling me and checking up the misunderstanding.Now let’s change the face of the awards in the country together for the love of our arts.I respect Nameless and Wahu, been a fan since class 8 and will vote for Wahu any day and not only her but all the female artists out there. i will always fight for you Queens and thanks to my fans for being loyal.