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MTV VMAs: Seven presidential moments in Kanye West's first stump speech

MTV VMAs: Seven presidential moments in Kanye West's first stump speech

When Kanye West stood on stage Sunday night during the MTV VMAs to accept the Video Vanguard Award, few doubted he’d have something to say. This is a man, after all, who first gained national attention nearly a decade ago when, in an unscripted moment during a Hurricane Katrina telethon, he declared that “George Bush doesn’t care about black people.”  The rapper didn’t disappoint. On the contrary. In a rambling speech in which the musician discussed nearly every topic except music, West, 38, tackled his legacy and notoriety while rationalizing some of his more memorable onstage interactions. He then dropped a bombshell, one that presidential...

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