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Kanye West Will Join These Elite Rappers As A VMA Vanguard Winner

It's a very exclusive club.

Get ready for Yeezy's big day.

Kanye West is about to win the super coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year's VMAs. In doing so, Yeezus is joining an elite class of rap stars -- it's actually a really exclusive club, because this particular Moonman has only been given out to rappers twice before. And no MC has gotten it since 1998.

Here's a look at the legends 'Ye's about to join with his Vanguard win.

Yeezy's about to join that short list, but he's actually presented the Vanguard before. In 2006, the MC gave Hype Williams his Moonman when the celebrated rap-centric director earned the trophy. Now, it's Yeezus' turn to take one home.