Dame Dash Introduces Kanye West At The 2015 BET Honors
Last night, BET filmed the 2015 BET Honors awards show with Kanye West taking home the Visionary Award. West was actually in the building to accept his prize which was handed to him by Dame Dash after a brief speech from the Roc-A-Fella co-founder.
Dash and West have a storied past which made the interaction all the more awkward and dope at the same time. As history has it, Dame was instrumental in bringing West over to Roc-A-Fella after being impressed with both his production and rhyme skills. But, following the fallout with Jay Z and the label, the college dropout decided to Roc with Hov instead of rolling with Dame. Dash touched on his feelings for West during the introduction. "I got issues with Kanye but they're emotional," he told the crowd according to those in attendance. "My history with Kanye is I didn't respect him as a rapper because I was around the greatest rappers....but he has courage."
BET also ran a video in West's honor which featured Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Common and Kim Kardashian. Before accepting his award, Ye hit the stage with Charlie Wilson. Of course, Yeezus gave an epic speech which included plenty of noteworthy quotes about music, life and marriage.
Check out some quotes from Yeezy's speech, below.
You can check out the entire show when it airs Feb. 29.