Can I Live? Why Hip Hop Music Suffers At Award Shows

ATLANTA – OCTOBER 18: Recording artist DJ Khaled accepts an award onstage with Rick Ross, Lil Wayne and Ludacris during the 2008 BET Hip-Hop Awards at The Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on October 18, 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BET)

“You should be honored by my lateness, that I would even show up to this fake sh*t.” – Kanye West, Stronger