He made some jokes about enjoying Ariana Grande, but feeling a little creepy about it because of her age. He referenced liking her show “”Sam and Cat” as much as his vie-year-old nephew. He pointed out that Grande is 21, joking that she should sing about being of legal age.
For most of its history the VMAs had a host — often a comedian. In recent years, the show has lacked an official host but had a comedian do a monologue to kick things off. Pharoah’s performance was the shortest in that spot in recent memory.