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Video: Kanye's VMAs Speech As 'Seinfeld' Is Genius

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If you watched Kanye West's over 13-minute-long MTV VMAs speech, you may have either been cheering him on for his presidential bid, or sending icy glares towards the loquacious rapper. Regardless, when you pair his speech with laugh tracks perfect for a stand-up comedy routine and a Seinfeld bass line, it's pure comedy.

Twitter user @Seinfeld2000, which reimagines Seinfeld in the present day and parodies Modern Seinfeld, added some of the sitcom's iconic music over West's rant, making it sound like the perfect Jerry Seinfeld opener. He also presented us with a wonderful mash-up name: Seinye.

seinye �? @davidelmaleh

— Seinfeld Current Day (@Seinfeld2000) September 1, 2015

YouTuber David Elmaleh also made a genius cut of West's speech, making it look like the rapper was telling jokes on stage, and cutting to moments where Taylor Swift and Kim Kardashian were smiling and laughing. "I still don't understand award shows" is the line that kicks off his "stand-up comedy routine." Elmaleh wrote on his YouTube page, "Pryor, Carlin, Seinfeld, C.K...Yeezy?"

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This isn't the first connection @Seinfeld2000 has made between West and Seinfeld. There was this video from the same maker over two years ago, titled "Kanye Walk In To Signfeld":