Tyler, The Creator felt unaccepted by BET's audience until he got the chance to perform at their annual award show, which he says was a moment for him.
Styles P just tell me how good the performance was meant a lot. I just never felt like my style of music would ever have been, not even appreciated, but allowed on there. And because of that, I would mock it. It was like a defense mechanism because I felt like I wasnt accepted by that audience. But when they asked me this year, man, I was enthralled. I was so happy. He continued, So I was like, I didnt want to do anything good or bad. I just wanted to do something that had people say, What the fuck was that? whether they liked it or not. And, um, I think I did that and I was like, man, I have to perform, like, one of my hardest rap songs on there. Cause that, that channel taught me how to rap. It taught me about just all the stuff I know. So, man, shoutout to the BET team. Cause they were awesome. They were great. Tylers tornado-themed performance for Lumberjack at the 2021 BET Awards was one of the highlights of the night. Taking inspiration from the official music video, Tyler recreated an outdoor scene where hes fighting against strong winds that eventually blow him and his house away.