Rapper Kanye West will perform at MTV Video Music Awards

Kanye West is returning to the MTV Video Music Awards – a year after he famously interrupted Taylor Swift‘s acceptance speech.

The rapper, 33, will perform at the ceremony on 12 September. 

‘Just met with MTV and it’s about to go down! VMAs!’ he writes on Twitter.

Last year, Kanye jumped on stage, took the microphone out of Taylor‘s hand and launched into a rant about how Beyonce Knowles should have won in the Best Female Video category.

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