Yeezus – best rap album of 2013?

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kanyewes Yeezus - best rap album of 2013? Yeezus - best rap album of 2013? kanyewesFresh on the breaking news circuit, reverted international magazine, Rolling Stone, has just announced it’s 50 Best Albums of 2013, with many rappers included on the annual list, most notably Kanye, Eminem, Danny Brown, Pusha T, J.Cole and Drake who all earned a well deserved spot.

“Kanye’s electro masterpiece is his most extreme album ever, which is saying something,” said the magazine regarding Yeezus. “No wonder the late, great Lou Reed embraced Yeezus, since it’s basically the Metal Machine Music concept translated into futuristic Hip Hop, all industrial overload and hyper-tense egomania and hostile vibes.” 

Check out the full list:

1. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City

2. Kanye West – Yeezus

3. Daft Punk – Random Access Memories

4. Paul McCartney – New

5. Arcade Fire – Reflektor

6. Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork

7. Lorde – Pure Heroine

8. The National – Trouble Will Find Me

9. Arctic Monkeys – AM

10. John Fogerty – Wrote a Song for Everyone

11. Parquet Courts – Tally All the Things That You Broke

12. Jake Bugg – S/T

13. Disclosure – Settle

14. Drake – Nothing Was The Same

15. Atoms for Peace – AMOK

16. David Bowie – The Next Day

17. Danny Brown – Old

18. Ashley Monroe – Like a Rose

19. Nine Inch Nails – Hesitation Marks

20. Laura Marling – Once I Was an Eagle

21. Sky Ferreira – Night Time My Time

22. Phoenix – Entertainment

23. My Bloody Valentine – MBV

24. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2

25. Elton John – The Diving Board (Brooklyn Vegan)

26. Chance the Rapper – Acid Rap

27. Miley Cyrus – Bangerz

28. Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer Different Park

29. Bombino – Nomad

30. Tegan & Sara – Heartthrob

31. Haim – Days Are Gone

32. CHVRCHES – The Bones of What You Believe

33. Pusha T – My Name is My Name

34. Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You

35. Best Coast – Fade Away EP

36. Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt

37. The So-So Glos – Blowout

38. Kurt Vile – Walkin on a Pretty Daze

39. Keith Urban – Fuse

40. Pearl Jam – Lightning Bolt

41. J Cole – Born Sinner

42. Earl Sweatshirt – Doris

43. Savages – Silence Yourself

44. Valerie June – Pushin’ Against a Stone

45. Avicii – True

46. Franz Ferdinand – Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action

47. MIA – Matangi

48. Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus

49. The Flaming Lips – The Terror

50. Beck – Song Reader (Brooklyn Vegan)


Is Yeezus your favourite rap album of the year?


  • LT

    Oh Hail the all mighty Yeezus….Yes!! Yeezus is my Favourite album of the year. The only one I’m STILL listening to. Over ‘MNIMN’,’NWTS’…Acid Rap(Mixtape) has to be my 2nd favourite project.

  • LT

    MIA’s ‘Matangi’ is also dope…shoulve been higher.

  • LT

    With that said..’MNIMN’ by Pusha is prolly the best straight up rap album of the year.

  • People don’t understand the genius Ye’ since from the beginning. He Is GOD. He is on of the only people who can change the Aesthetic of hip hop…forever and YEEZUS is that. The Production and the Rap concepts are Godly. As a 15 year old I wanna be like that…like yeezus

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