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What is Kanye West's best album? Show more Show less

Kanye West is one of the most critically-acclaimed and best-selling hip-hop artists in history. However, unlike Nas or N.W.A., fans rarely agree on West's best album, with almost all of his works - spanning an array of styles - being a popular choice.

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Kanye West's most jarring album for most listeners, both sonically and lyrically, is his best work.
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Kanye took on racial issues with the urgency they deserve

As hip-hop is so strongly tied to race, the album that best encapsulates the realities of racial struggle should be the best. While Kanye West had rapped about race on many other albums, his boldest statements come on Yeezus, on tracks such as "New Slaves," "Black Skinhead" and "Blood on the Leaves."
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