by Jared Diaw
Kanye West is probably the most polarizing figure alive right now who is not a politician. Rapper, producer, director, author, and fashion designer, chances are you've encountered his work in one way, shape, or form. Born in Atlanta, but later attending school in Chicago, West has taken the world by storm with his larger than life persona. His unwillingness to conform has led to the creation of multiple musical classics.
Though a heavily controversial figure, Kanye West's impact on music and culture is virtually undeniable to anyone paying attention. Influencing contemporary artists such as Kid Cudi, Chance the Rapper, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar, there is no telling what modern rap music would be like if not for the contributions of the self proclaimed God Yeezus.
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