The 2020 MTV VMAs were held socially distanced across New York City on the broadcast that aired Sunday (Aug. 30), but when Doja Cat hit the awards show, she took things out of the Five Boroughs — and off planet, for that matter.
Strutting around on a set that melded lunar landscape with Tron and surrounded by dancers decked out in outfits that fell somewhere between biohazard and Barbarella, Doja delivered her Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 smash “Say So” as well as “Like That.” With green hair and a sparkly reptilian body suit, Doja Cat looked like she could’ve stepped out of an episode of the original Star Trek series in all its swingin’ sixties sci-fi garish glory. Featured guests Nicki Minaj and Gucci Mane weren’t present, but she did have a few spiky backup dancers that brought to mind Vivacious.
Watch it below.