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Kanye West Censored During Billboard Music Award Performance

Earlier tonight, Kanye West closed the 2015 Billboard Music Awards with a live rendition of his two hugely popular singles, “All Day” and “Black Skinhead,” the former accompanied by Allan Kingdom and Theophilus London. However, much of the performance was censored by ABC in its broadcast to television audiences, and unsurprisingly, it severely compromised the quality of the show. The visuals to the show were also largely obstructed, due to heavy backlight and pyrotechnics, perhaps a strategic decision altogether. The lackluster broadcast prompted a Twitter frenzy, with fans heavily criticizing the Billboard Music Awards. What did you think of this and why do you think it happened?

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