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The best album credited to Kanye West is My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy which is ranked number 34 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 32,341.

Kanye West is ranked number 17 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 73,767.

Kanye West official website: http://www.kanyewest.com

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Kanye West best albums

The following albums by Kanye West are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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849
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360
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Total albums: 11. Page 1 of 2

This may not be a complete discography for Kanye West.This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Kanye West bestography composition

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Live? Albums %
No 10 91%
Yes 1 9%

Kanye West best tracks

Include tracks from compilations & live albums | Exclude tracks from compilations & live albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilations and live albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

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Rating: 91 (642 votes)Comments: 12
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Rating: 91 (399 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album The College Dropout)
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Rating: 90 (242 votes)Comments: 11
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(from the album Ye)
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Rating: 90 (333 votes)Comments: 7
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(from the album The Life Of Pablo)
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Rating: 89 (403 votes)Comments: 9
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(from the album Yeezus)
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Rating: 89 (278 votes)Comments: 6
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(from the album Graduation)
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Rating: 88 (349 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album Yeezus)
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Rating: 88 (267 votes)Comments: 10
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(from the album The Life Of Pablo)
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Rating: 88 (177 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album The Life Of Pablo)
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Rating: 88 (333 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Late Registration)
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Rating: 88 (248 votes)Comments: 2
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(from the album Late Registration)
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Rating: 87 (296 votes)Comments: 1
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(from the album Graduation)
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Kanye West ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 252 votes)
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This artist is rated in the top 5% of all artists on BestEverAlbums.com. This artist has a Bayesian average rating of 78.6/100, a mean average of 78.2/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 78.8/100. The standard deviation for this artist is 25.2.

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Kanye West comments

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From 7 minutes ago
one of the few hip hoppers I can tolerate.....
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From 12/09/2020 15:22
Love or hate him, he's a musical genius and Hip Hop would never have been the same without him.
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From 06/13/2020 18:00
Greatest Hip-Hop Star of the era 2010s
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From 10/06/2019 17:49
Absolutely one of the greatest musicians of the 21st Century, explored every range of emotions from religion to heartbreak to social injustice. His production is one of the best in the Hip Hop community and the fact that is paired with an exceptional rapper and charismatic personality makes for the BEST musician in his genre if not of modern times.
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From 11/08/2018 20:45
Underappreciated because of his often horrible personality. MBDTF is definitely my pick for the best album in the history of the genre, and the College Dropout might be my choice for second best. He is to hip hop what David Bowie was to rock, due to his experimentalism and innovation.
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From 08/23/2018 04:43
I love Kanye, he is one of my favorite artists of the last 20 years. I find his music incredibly profound and impactful. His work has fundamentally changed the way I experience, think about, and evaluate music as much as any other artist. I do not care if he is not technically proficient on any instrument; his sense of melody, rhythm, song structure, and texture are on a level that hasn't been actualized by very many artists.

There are a lot of weak spots and corny lyrics in his discography to poke fun at, and "he's not that great of a rapper" has been said more times than "Imma let you finish" has been quoted - but it doesn't matter. He's dropped classic after classic verse/song/album for multiple decades now. It wasn't a fluke or a flash in the pan, he legitimately has a hell of an ear for great sounding music and will use whatever resources / musicians / samples he needs to create the sounds he needs. There are certain songs he has that show next-level mastery of combining sounds. He can work minimalistically or have an uncountable number of variables in his mix and find success with either approach.

I'd even argue he's a pretty underrated songwriter. So many of his tracks have excellent manicured song structures with fills and vocal and instrumental elements coming in and out at the perfect time. Even his less raved about albums like 808's and Graduation have many moments of songwriting brilliance.

Finally, his influence on modern music has been far and wide in both pop music and alternative music outside of the mainstream, in hip hop and outside of hip hop.
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