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During red carpet interviews for the 2017 BET Awards, DJ Akademiks and Joe Budden were chatting it up with Migos. Triggered by what became an iconic moment of unintentional hip-hop comedy, Joe Budden found himself getting heated over the demeanor and delivery of the Atlanta rap trio. The tense, yet comical moment went viral immediately.

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In an recent interview on Viceland, Joe Budden revealed what exactly was going through his head at the time. Click on the audio player to hear more from the Hip-Hop Spot on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

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