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Today issa great one’s birthday!!! Happy Birthday to the illest, most outspoken rapper of all time…Kanye West!!

Kanye hit the scene in the 2004 after his dropping his single “Through The Wire” and has been on our radar ever since from College Dropout, Late Registration, Homecoming, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy to his latest…Saint Pablo.

When Kanye isn’t making music, he’s spending time with his wife, Kim Kardashian West and their little ones North and Saint West making Instagram memories.

To celebrate Kanye’s Birthday, we’ve come with a list of some his biggest hits. Let us know if you agree.

  1. Fade– The song is fire but the star of the video, Teyana Taylor made Fade the hit is is.

 

2. Gold Digger ft. Jamie Foxx– Taking the sample of Ray Charles’ “I Got A Woman” and having Jamie Foxx singing the hook after winning an Academy Award for playing Ray Charles is just one of the many reasons Kanye is a genius in the rap game.

3. Otis ft. Otis Redding- As soon as the beat dropped you knew….Kanye West and his longtime collaborator Jay-Z had a hit and that they did with their duet album, Watch The Throne. The two later went on huge world tour and showed the world what they can do.

4. Monster ft. Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and Bon Iver- My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy revealed a new side to Kanye after the passing of his mother Donda West and the result was hits like Runaway, All The Lights, Power and the monster hit….”Monster” with added the lyrical genius of Jay-Z, the breakout verse of the Black Barbie, Nicki Minaj, this song was a surefire hit!!!

 

5. Through The Wire- The song that started it all…Kanye made a hit with his jaw wired shut after a horrific car accident in 2003. Sampled from Chaka Khan’s “Through The Fire,” this is the song that made us…his fans take notice and realize that that this genius isn’t going nowhere.

Kanye made drive us crazy with some of his antics including backing of our current President Donald Trump but you cannot deny his musical genius.

So cheers to you!

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We know Kanye….we know.

 

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