8 Icons Kanye West Has Compared Himself To

Kanye West is no stranger to equating himself to legends. On his sixth studio album, he compares himself to Jesus, literally, under the title Yeezus, taking on his role as the savior of good music. “I know he the Most High/but I am a close high,” Ye raps on “I Am A God.”

Some fans were shocked by the audacity, but this certainly isn’t a new thing for Mr. West. Over the years, he’s correlated his genius with other iconic figures in history whom he feels he’ll be listed among when it’s all said and done. Click through to see 9 other icons Kanye wants to be like. —Terry Carter Jr. (@KINGBeysus)

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