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Kanye, The Entertainer-in-Chief

Originally posted on The Uppity Negro:
LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 30: Recording artist Kanye West accepts the Video Vanguard Award onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV1415/Getty Images For MTV) I’ve never watched MTV’s Video Music Awards from beginning to end.  The only reason I did last night was because BET-owned Viacom made the decision to run the VMAs on BET right after the season finale of “Sunday Best,” the gospel music show based on the “American Idol” model.  As far as the entertainment world is concerned, the VMAs last night made acutely aware  of just how ignorant I am of goings-on and the various beefs that existed in the pop world.  For example, I didn’t even know Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift had a beef.  And I didn’t even know Kim Kardashian was pregnant.  I figured she was since she looked like a female version of Cobblepot thanks to pregnancy weight however.  The pop glitz of the VMAs is nothing…