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The Best Kanye West Albums of All-Time

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Kanye West is one of the best rappers of all time - even though he has a lot of haters. Considered one of the greatest lyricists in hip hop, Kanye West has released some of the top rap songs and albums of his time since he came on the scene. This is a ranked list of the best Kanye West albums and includes all major releases in the Kanye West discography. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Kanye West singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Kanye West album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Kanye West album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Kanye West album of all time?" or "What are the top Kanye West albums?" then this list will answer your questions. This list of albums ranges from Late Registration to Donda, including all of Kanye's studio albums.

This list of popular Kanye West albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up your favorite albums below and voting down any you feel shouldn't be at the top of the list.

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    1. Dark Fantasy
    2. Gorgeous
    3. Power
    4. All of the Lights (Interlude)
    5. All of the Lights
    6. Monster
    7. So Appalled
    8. Devil in a New Dress
    9. Runaway
    10. Hell of a Life
    11. Blame Game
    12. Lost in the World
    13. Who Will Survive in America

    Pitchfork score: 10.0

    • Release Date: 2010
    Kanye Best?

    #1277 of 2,810 The Greatest Albums of All-Time#204 of 241 The Best Albums That Didn't Win a Grammy#19 of 232 The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked

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    1. Intro (Skit)
    2. We Don't Care
    3. Graduation Day
    4. All Falls Down
    5. I'll Fly Away
    7. Jesus Walks
    8. Never Let Me Down
    9. Get Em High
    10. Workout Plan (Skit)
    12. Slow Jamz
    13. Breathe in Breathe Out
    14. School Spirit (Skit 1)
    16. School Spirit (Skit 2)
    17. Lil Jimmy (Skit)
    19. Through the Wire
    20. Family Business
    21. Last Call

    Pitchfork score: 8.2

    • Release Date: 2004
    Kanye Best?
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    1. Donda Chant
    2. Jail
    3. God Breathed
    4. Off The Grid
    5. Hurricane
    6. Praise God
    7. Jonah 
    8. Ok Ok
    9. Junya
    10. Believe What I Say
    11. 24
    12. Remote Control
    13. Moon
    14. Heaven and Hell
    15. Donda
    16. Keep My Spirit Alive
    17. Jesus Lord
    18. New Again
    19. Tell The Vision
    20. Lord I Need You
    21. Pure Souls
    22. Come to Life
    23. No Child Left Behind
    24. Jail pt 2
    25. Ok Ok pt 2
    26. Junya pt 2
    27. Jesus Lord pt 2

    • Release Date: 2021
    Kanye Best?
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    1. Wake Up Mr. West
    2. Heard 'Em Say
    3. Touch the Sky
    4. Gold Digger
    5. Skit #1
    6. Drive Slow
    7. My Way Home
    8. Crack Music
    9. Roses
    10. Bring Me Down
    11. Addiction
    12. Skit #2
    13. Diamonds from Sierra Leone (Remix)
    14. We Major
    15. Skit #3
    16. Hey Mama
    17. Celebration
    18. Skit #4
    20. Diamonds from Sierra Leone
    21. Late

    Pitchfork score: 9.5

    • Release Date: 2005
    Kanye Best?
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