Iraqi rapper I-NZ made headlines recently after releasing his music video ‘This is Iraq,’ which was inspired by VMA nominee Childish Gambino’s chart-topping hit ‘This is America.’
Sources close to the artist tell That Grape Juice that I-NZ may accompany Gambino (real name Donald Glover) to the 2018 MTV VMAs on Monday, August 20th in New York City.
Historically, the annual extravaganza has been established as the platform on which anything and everything can happen. And this year looks to be no different.
As at writing, performers on the bill on include Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, Post Malone, and Travis Scott. Additional names are expected to be announced in the coming days.
For now though, re-live the videos for ‘This is America’ and ‘This is Iraq’ – which have wracked up millions of views apiece – below…
The 2018 MTV Video Music Awards airs live from Radio City Music Hall, New York on August 20th at 9pm EST.