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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (album) by Kanye West 

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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West (2010)
Release date: 2010-11-22
Overall rank: 53rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
84/100 (from 1,349 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 2010 (2nd)
Top 10 albums of the 2010s (2nd)
Top 100 albums of all time (53rd)

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From elhenzo 05/16/2017 21:37
This is probably the greatest album of all time. I am so glad to have heard this. All of the tracks are godly. I highly recommend this to EVERYONE!
Favorite tracks: Gorgeous, Power, All of the Lights, So Appalled, Devil in a New Dress, Runaway, Hell of a Life, Lost in the World
Least favorite track: ......i guess monster
Overall rating: 10/10
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From AtkinL44 04/26/2017 17:25
Oh and if you want to read why I believe this—and just a diligent review of both the songs and album at whole—then check this out https://neorenaissanceman.com/2016/11/30/my-beautiful-dark-twisted-fantasy/
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From AtkinL44 04/26/2017 17:20
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From glynspsa 04/12/2017 11:14
Excellent album put out by a tremendous asshat.
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From Lukeanaderdude 03/20/2017 20:12
Favorite Tracks: Dark Fantasy, POWER, Hell of a Life
Least Favorite Track: Blame Game
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From Mattmiller25 03/19/2017 12:18
Masterpiece.
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From jkerlol 03/15/2017 03:01
My favorite Album of all time, and soon-to-be contender of the greatest album of all time. Kanye crafts a lush, nuanced, and dark meditation on fame and celebrity excess and unwittingly creating one of the greatest explorations of the human ego ever. Many reviewers will comment that the maximalist and ground-breaking production are what really carry this album, I disagree. West drops some of his, and some of rap musics, greatest verses. Lines like "I was looking at my resume / feeling real fresh today / they rewrite history, I don't believe in yesterday / And what's a black Beatle anyway/ A fucking roach? / I guess thats why they got me sitting in coach." are as brutally honest as they are funny. He out rhymes some of his most accomplished contemporaries at the height of their talents, while out producing every one. Period. The beats on this album are painstakingly crafted individual masterpieces, but as a whole create one of the most compelling compositions of the past decade. From the schizophrenic tribal drums of "Monster" to the cathartic blues guitar riff on "Gorgeous." Every single beat was as immediate as it was memorable. There are endless pop culture and not-so-pop culture references on this album as well, these allusions give the album a sense of humor and stops it from feeling like a over-bearing stream of consciousness. Even songs that I personally thought were average among the rest ("Blame Game" and "Hell of a Life") are miles ahead of what anyone else in hip hop was doing at the time, and have done to this day.
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From audianne 01/21/2017 18:39
I totally get why a lot of people have the conception of Kanye that they do, but if part of that conception is that he's not a real artist, they probably just haven't heard this album yet.
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From Seab 01/18/2017 23:49
My entryway into hip hop. So many great beats that have been produced within this album, as well as great verses. I would recommend this album as a starting point for people who want to get into hip hop.

Best Track: So Appalled/Lost in the World
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From samora 01/16/2017 09:04
Not a big hiphop fan, but this is very good, it has everything. From melody to beats, from power and anger to beauty, from arrogance to self-criticism. Complex and complete. Second half of the album is a bit weaker.
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