Contact Information

The Hip Hop Agenda, Los Angeles

Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift at MTV’s VMAs (2009)

Release Date September 13, 2009

On September 13, 2009, while Taylor Swift presented her speech in winning Best Female Video at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Kanye West interrupted her and stated that Beyoncé had a better video. His outburst received an adverse reaction from the audience, and he was removed from the award show. He later apologized. Yo, Taylor, I’m really happy for you, and I’mma let you finish, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time. One of the best videos of all time!”