Kendrick Lamar and the team over at TDE won big at this years MTV Video Music Awards. Taking home six Moon Men for his VMA leading eight nominations, thanks in large part to the Dave Meyers and the little homies-directed video for his hit single, HUMBLE, getting most of those nominations.
The hometown hero opened the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at historic, The Forum in Inglewood, California of his native Cali with a fiery medley performance of his hit singles DNA. and HUMBLE. Kicking things off with the fire-filled performance Kung Fu Kenny literally incorporated a martial arts theme that included a martial arts artist engulfed in flames, before transitioning into a very potent version of HUMBLE. Kendrick really going in as ninjas climbed a fire wall.
Winning the biggest award of the night for Video of the Year with HUMBLE. Kendrick would turn and smile, thanking his partner in the little homies, Dave Free and his co-director, Dave Meyers. “Glory to God every time, giving us these amazing talents. I ain’t nothing without my team,” he said.
Kung Ku Kenny would even turn to his partner in the little homies, Free, afterwards to say how since the age of 14, when they first really started working together that Dave Free was always such a great visionary. That’s “one of the greatest visionaries today in the game.”
Also turning to Meyers and honoring his legendary career, the Compton native would say how almost surreal it was for him and Free to work with him cause of how they wanted to work with him also since the age of 14. “I think me and Dave Free been wanting to rock with you since we was 14 years old so thank you for allowing us to take our thoughts and wild imaginations to the next level. This guy’s always been a genius. True pleasure, for real.”