Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Kim Kardashian Pay Tribute To Kanye West At BET Honors 2015

24 February 2015, 11:46

Kanye West BET Honors 2015

Watch Kanye West's full speech.

Earlier this year Kanye West was presented with the 'Visionary Award' at the BET Honors.

Before making his acceptance speech, which has only just been unveiled, the audience were shown a video that paid tribute to Yeezy. It featured some of the industries biggest names including Common, Kendrick Lamar and Jay Z, who all reflected on Kanye's contributions to music.

"He's constantly taking thoughts and ideas and concepts that are new, that haven't been seen" Jay Z said. "Just grabbing them from the future and placing them in the now"."

Watch Kanye West's 'Visionary Award' tribute video below:

'Ye opened his speech by admitting; "Well seeing that, I think for maybe one of the first times in my life I understand how it is to feel humble."

He went on the speak about race relations in 2015, and even cracked a joke about his wife Kim Kardashian's dating history. 

Watch Kanye West's full BET Honors 2015 speech below:

This week Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have found themselves feuding with Kanye's ex-girlfriend Amber Rose. After Kanye commented that Kim had him take "30 showers" after dating Amber, the model threw the shade right back at the couple on Twitter.