Posted by , Feb 16, 2015 at 05:49pm
A look at the many artists who owe it all to Mr. West.

You may not agree with everything Kanye West says--in fact, it would be worrisome if you did--but you can't deny his omnipotence as a tastemaker. If Kanye says it's hot, it's hot. Many of today's household names were once unknowns, and thanks to Yeezy, we can now enjoy their them in their full spotlight. The Grammy's prime nemesis has won more Awards than anyone his age--21 total. He's released seven albums, none of them less-than-great, and that doesn't even touch on the classic records he's produced, including his own. Aside from his own work, he's launched the careers of countless artists who are now changing the game themselves. Here's an abridged history of Kanye's biggest co-signs.

The Yeezus Blessing: A History Of Kanye West's Co-Signs

A look at the many artists who owe it all to Mr. West.


You may not agree with everything Kanye West says--in fact, it would be worrisome if you did--but you can't deny his omnipotence as a tastemaker. If Kanye says it's hot, it's hot. Many of today's household names were once unknowns, and thanks to Yeezy, we can now enjoy their them in their full spotlight. The Grammy's prime nemesis has won more Awards than anyone his age--21 total. He's released seven albums, none of them less-than-great, and that doesn't even touch on the classic records he's produced, including his own. Aside from his own work, he's launched the careers of countless artists who are now changing the game themselves. Here's an abridged history of Kanye's biggest co-signs.

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