MTV is dumb, but not THIS dumb and has confirmed that the posters are fake. The VMA’s are this Sunday at the Barclays Center.
— MTV Communications (@MTVPress) August 17, 2013
A host of controversial new street posters have popped up in Brooklyn, featuring the logo of the MTV Video Music Awards beneath a mashup of racy Kanye West lyrics and drawings of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman.
The hand-drawn-style posters, which features the MTV Video Music Awards logo next to a hash tag, “#VMA,” features drawings of two men, labeled “Trayvon” and “Zimmerman,” interspersed with paraphrased lyrics from Kanye West’s “New Slaves” — “He’d rather be a dick than a swallower.” [Read more…]