3. There Are No Losers
With most hard fought battles, there’s always the agony of defeat (50 Cent’s non-stop dismantling of rival Ja Rule relegated the once-chart-topping star to appearing at Bar Mitzvahs and on milk cartons. But in the case of Kanye West vs. Taylor Swift, both artists come out as winners. Swift is lauded as an individual who was able to take the high road and forgive-and-forget even if her statement was somewhat calculated. Kanye humanizes himself by making light of his own past issues, transforming the outspoken multi-platinum rapper and producer into a lovable asshole. It’s great work if you can find it.