Drake Laughs Off Winning Best Hip-Hop Video VMA for R&B Song

Drake and Lil Wayne perform outside Chicago
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Drake and Lil Wayne perform at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre on August 10, 2014 in Tinley Park, Illinois.

Drake's Street Fighter-styled tour with Lil Wayne prevented him from accepting his VMA for Best Hip-Hop Video of the Year in person on Sunday night, but don't think for a minute that Drizzy would forgo an acceptance speech.

During the duo's Boston concert, Drake gave a half-serious, half-jokey acceptance speech for nabbing a Moonman thanks to his "Hold On, We're Going Home" video.

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After thanking God, his mother and Lil Wayne, Drake commented on the oddity of winning Best Hip-Hop Video for an R&B song. "I know this is a hip-hop award and a lot of you out there are frustrated, like, 'This is not a hip-hop song.' And you know what? You're right -- I tricked you all," Drake laughed. "Rappers, better luck next year. Thank you."


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