October 22, 2010 | 4:15pm ET
“Wheres our instant replay clock? Why are the last four Albums of the Year: Taylor Swift, Dixie Chicks, Ray Charles and Herbie Hancock? Like, you know, with all due respect thats inaccurate… I pinpoint the Grammys and the VMAs because they have to take responsibility, because they mean something to us. Little kids, 6 years [old], that are singing in front of the mirror. Theyre also thinking about their Grammy speech; theyre thinking about when there will be a VMA so these people, whoever run them they have to take some responsibility to say what really happened in culture this year because were marking it down.”
— Kanye says what we’ve all been thinking for a while.