Kanye West appeared onstage on the finish of the BET Awards on June 26 to honor Diddy with the Lifetime Achievement Award. True to character, Kanye coated up his face with a masks and hood whereas talking about how Diddy has impressed him all through his whole profession. He even appeared to get emotional at one level whereas speaking in regards to the legendary rapper.
Throughout his prolonged speech, Kanye even referenced his divorce from Kim Kardashian, throwing a bit shade at his ex. “I’m going to [Diddy] for recommendation to this present day,” Kanye mentioned. “He evokes so lots of my decisions. So lots of my life decisions. My spouse decisions. And right here we’re — thanks for that, Puff.” Kanye chuckled after making the joke and the viewers cracked up. Twitter additionally instantly grew to become flooded with followers expressing their reactions o the shade.
Apart from the small reference to Kim, Kanye principally took his time on the BET Awards stage to thank Diddy for being an inspiration to him. “This man has survived loads of stuff and broke down loads of doorways so we could possibly be right here right this moment,” Kanye admitted. “He broke down so many doorways about classism, style, tradition, swag. Puff, if I by no means informed you…I really like you.”
Kanye additionally recalled getting Diddy’s previous mixtapes and listening to them in his mother’s home, hoping to sooner or later change into like Puff. “That is my favourite artist,” Kanye gushed. “See what I’m saying? Favourite artist. Every part. Not particularly manufacturing. Again then, it was so many guidelines to hip hop and he broke all of them. And broke down all of the doorways. And understood contracts in a means loads of us nonetheless don’t. He understood cash in a means loads of us nonetheless don’t.”
Kim and Kanye truly attended Diddy’s fiftieth birthday celebration collectively in 2019, however their marriage has fallen aside since then. Kim filed for divorce in Feb. 2021, and the 2 have been declared “legally single” by a decide in March 2022. The specifics of their divorce settlement haven’t been reached but.