Jay-Z, OutKast Tie for 4 MTV Video Awards

“I’m feeling vindicated,” declared Jay-Z, whose so-called “retirement” was capped by four trophies Sunday night at MTV’s 21st annual Video Music Awards in a hot and steamy Miami.

In what was a controversy-free evening, the rapper and boyfriend of Beyonce scored big for “99 Problems,” his gritty black-and-white clip that ends with him getting gunned down. But video of the year honors went to the night’s other four-time winner, OutKast, for “Hey Ya!” – which also won best hip-hop video, best special effects and best art direction.

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