Kanye West turns 40 years old today, leaving a quarter-lifetime of unequaled success in the music and fashion industries behind him as he moves into the unknown territory of middle-aged adult/fatherhood.

With his finger in so many proverbial pots, it can sometimes be hard to keep track of all of Yeezy's accomplishments, and it doesn't appear to be getting any easier. Like Prince or Woody Allen, Ye seems to only be getting more prolific as time goes on-- no signs of slowing down with age. 

So, before it's too difficult to sift through the ever growing list of accolades, let's celebrate the birthday boy by going through his 40 of his most memorable career moments - one for every year Yeezus has graced this earth (assuming he's inhabited others at some point in time).

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