Migos Were Rejected by Every Late Night Show Until the Donald Glover Shout-Out

“They gave all kinds of excuses — not the right time, it’s not this, it’s not that.”

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Migos performed “Bad and Boujee” earlier this week on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Even though the song hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, it’s been revealed that many networks have been reluctant to put the trio on TV. Migos’s Quality Control label head Pierre “Pee” Thomas reveals in an interview with The New York Times: “They gave all kinds of excuses—not the right time, it’s not this, it’s not that. [...] As soon as Donald Glover did that, the next day, all the people who had just denied us wanted them on their show.” Read the full interview here.

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