Kanye West is an American rapper. I know he’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but I kind of like that he garners such a polarized opinion. Honestly, Kanye grabbed my attention from the moment he released “Jesus Walks” in 2004; I loved the song, but I was most impressed by the fact that a rapper had managed to dominate the radio with a song about his love for God. Through the years, Kanye has (in my opinion) released a collection of amazing albums, with tight raps, brilliant rhymes, and of course, unforgettable beats.
I might not agree with everything Kanye does for publicity (c’mon Kanye- you don’t have to diss Beck to remain at the top of the Beyhive), but I love his music. He’s a talented rapper (probably my favourite rapper) and I’ll listen to his music no matter what he does…as long as his music remains as good as it’s consistently been.