Kanye West’s 20 career defining songs

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Kanye West is often referred as one of the most talented (and possibly, most misunderstood) artists of the modern music era.

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With June 18th marking the release of his sixth studio album Yeezus, we take a look at the top 20 career-defining songs of the Chicago emcee’s career.

This list was very hard to create, taking all of the personal favorites and not only breaking them down into a 20 song list, but then further ranking them.

If you disagree with the placement of the songs, let us know what you think in the comments below.

Cory Townes is a Digital Content Producer born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. His work has been featured in The Grio, Vibe.com, and other media publications. For more of his work, visit www.CoryTownes.com and follow him on Twitter at @CoryTownes.