News: Diddy, Bow Wow, Soulja Boy, Royce Da 5'9 Share Mixed VMA Awards Reactions
Monday, Sep 14, 2009 11:10AM
Diddy, Bow Wow, Soulja Boy Tell Em, Royce Da 5'9 and more have shared their Twitter reactions to last night's Video Music Awards and shared their thoughts on incidents like Kanye West's on-stage rant and Lil Mama hitting the set with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys.
Diddy, who appeared at the awards show, reached out to fans to get their take on what happened over the course of the evening.
"Dirty money has started getting dressed for the vma's.," he wrote. "Live from the vma's My sister @boomkack did her thing tonight. Congrats And yes I had on some prince high heels on tonight lol.... lams-laughin at my self!!! Lol Vma night was Crazy and I mean CRAZY! What did you guys think about the awards? Talk to me... I'm gonna say this, we should always have respect for each other! End of discussion (Diddy's Twitter)
Referencing the show's opening Michael Jackson tribute, Royce Da 5'9 said the late Tupac Shakur should have also been paid homage at the event.
"@MTV sorry I couldn't make it to the VMA's this year..my car wouldn't start .. Ask Jay-z if he would fill in 4 me... Thanx...Nickle," he wrote. "Brb yall Im about to go walk on the red carpet in my room and pretend like Im at the awards...I'm about to see if my car ol start up so I can go thru there and f*ck Kanye's 9 awards up lol...Give it up 4 Lil Mamma ladies and gentlemen lol Twitter land F*ck Kanye 4 a min. Yall see the tweets pray 4 ma n*gga Hex.. NOW!!!!!! F*ck these add water n stir a** n*ggaz...Lemme put sum'n good into the universe...congrats to all the artists that got the chance 2 attend to awards... That's an accomplishment 2me...I feel that Pac is to hiphop what Mike is 2 the world... We could have used a PAC tribute @MTV...Gotta catch a flight no disrespect 2 kanye I'm just in another place right now...peace yall not violence...Nickle (Royce Da 5'9's Twitter)
Q-Tip also shared his reaction to Yeezy's stage presence.
"would you have let KANYE WEST debo you??? LOL," he wrote. "i guess thats why south park gay - fished him.... :( well we should really wish kanye the best . lets just move it on. hes still dope" (Q-Tip's Twitter)
Soulja Boy reflected on whether or not Michael Jackson was aware of his presence in the rap game.
LOL RT @_LAYLAYis @souljaboytellem performin at the VMA's cuz if he aint i dont care about the show. aint nobody special performn I never got to meet MJ before he passed.. :( Do you think Michael knew who 'Soulja Boy' was?," he wrote. "OH SH*T!! DID KANYE REALLY JUST DO THAT!!!!!! What did lil mama do?" (Soulja Boy Tell Em's Twitter)
Bow Wow focused his attention towards Lil Mama.
"I love 2 see new hip hop artist do there thang. great look 4 @wale and @kidkudi. specially @wale with him performing between breaks. DC," he penned. "But then she hit da pose at da end tho! i mean i give it to er. gnr...she had guts. but d*mn.. not during a jay z alicia keys set. cmon...The lil mama incident is so f*ckin hilarious, i cant look at it no more. seriously. sh*t got me in tears laughing. i mean... im speechless" (Bow Wow's Twitter)
The evening was filled with a variety of winners.
Winners: Video of the Year: Beyonce's "Single Ladies," Best Female Video: Taylor Swift's "You Belong With Me," Best Rock Video: Green Day's "21 Guns," Best Pop Video: Britney Spears' "Womanizer," Best Male Video: T.I. & Rihanna's "Live Your Life," Best Hip-Hop Video: Eminem's "We Made You," Best New Artist: Lady Gaga, Best Video That Should Have Won A Moonman: Beastie Boys' "Sabotage," Best Breakthrough Video: Matt & Kim's "Lessons Learned." Best Choreography: Beyonce's "Single Ladies," Best Editing: Beyonce's "Single Ladies," Best Special Effects: Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi," Best Art Direction: Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi," Best Direction: Green Day's "21 Guns" (Associated Press)
Check out a portion of the awards show below: