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A Year Ago Today.. Kanye West Recieves the Visionary Award at the 2015 BET Honors

 

On this day last year, Kanye West received the BET Honors Visionary Award. Continue reading A Year Ago Today.. Kanye West Recieves the Visionary Award at the 2015 BET Honors

Watch Kanye West Accept the BET Honors Visionary Award

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Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration
Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Kanye acceptance of the B.E.T. Honors Visionary Award (which was filmed last month, but aired tonight) was full of laughs, tears, and inspiration. After receiving the award, presented to him from the man who helped introduce Kanye to the world, Dame Dash (founder of Roc-A-Fella Records), Kanye took a jab at his wife’s “broke” ex-boyfriends, talked about his visionary status, and shared a touching story that was told to him by Kim Kardashian, about her late father Rob Kardashian. Watch Kanye’s acceptance of the Visionary Award below.

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Kanye West Shares a Heartfelt Story About Robert Kardashian Being Called a “N*gger Lover”

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Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration
Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Although the special filmed last month, tonight aired the B.E.T. Honors: What Extraordinary Looks Like program where Kanye West accepted the Visionary Award. The award was presented to Kanye from Dame Dash (founder of Roc-A-Fella Records), the man who introduced Kanye to the world. The highlights of Kanye’s speech included a hilarious jab at Kim Kardashian’s former boyfriends and a heartfelt story on race, shared to Kanye by Kim, about her late father, Robert Kardashian. Before he passed (as told by Kanye) Robert Kardashian’s car was vandalized with the slur “n*gger lover”, because of his legal defense of OJ Simpson. Soon after, Robert Kardashian tried to chase down the men who vandalized his Bentley. When a young Kim was uncertain why her father was so upset, since he was normally calm and mellow, Robert told his daughter, “one day you may have a black child… and it will be hard.” A powerful story that foreshadowed the harassment that Kim and many others still experience many years later.

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