Year: 2009
West's “interruption” was the topic of almost 300,000 Tweets in the first hour after the MTV award show aired. A mashup of West's words and an Obama speech sparked about 500 other “Kanye Interrupts” videos. Image macros began appearing with the tag “Imma Let You Finish.” Various compilations were featured on Mashable, MTV, Urlesque and other sites within a few days.