Young Thug did not know he had Won An MTV Video Music Award

HipHop News Posted on August 29, 2017 at 9:45am

Young Thug did not know he had Won An MTV Video Music Award

The "Wyclef Jean", the video has won the "Jeffery" the rapper her first VMA Award.

MTV Video Music Awards went down at The Forum in Los Angeles on Sunday night (27 August). During the course of the program, and 17 awards were handed out, including Best Editing. The honor went to the Young Thug - "Wyclef Jean" video, which marked her first VMA Award, but it turns out that Jeffery rapper was the last to know.

The next day, the Thug took to Twitter to announce that he had no idea that he had won.

"So no one is going to tell me that I won a prize??," he wrote.

So no one is going to tell me that I won a prize??

— Young Thug ひ (@youngthug) August 28, 2017

Once it sunk in that he had played a coveted moonman, the Thug went to Instagram, where he wrote his own version of an acceptance speech.

I would like to THANK GOD in the FIRST place💕💕💕 I want to thank my daddy for nutting in my mother, and I want to thank my mom for carrying and hav'n me 😊

A post shared by ""JEFFERY"" (@thuggerthugger1) on August 28, 2017, at 7:21pm PDT

Directed by Ryan Staake, who admitted that the shoot was a disaster, the video "Wyclef Jean" quickly went viral at the time of its January release. Staake said the Bully, were presented to the session of 10 hours of delay and refused to get out of your car, but Staake was still able to turn lemons into lemonade.

After saving the leftover footage and the creation of additional modifications, Staake delivered a finished product to Atlantic Records executives for their input.

"The first response of someone at the Atlantic was very positive," Staake revealed in an interview with Pigeons and Planes. "They loved it. I was ready for them to never talk to us again, but they were very positive about it. They were like, 'This is film of the truth.'"

The video has accumulated more than 28 million visits since its launch.

Watch the video "Wyclef Jean".

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