There are only a handful of hip-hop artists who can dominate the social landscape when their album leaks. There are less that can make Twitter cry. There are only two that have the talent, vision, and respect of their peers to expand an art form that is highly adverse to change. The first dropped an excellent album earlier this year entitled Yeezus; the second only raps part-time. More
The “Michael Jordan of Music” he is not, but Lebron James is a perfect comparison. There has never been anyone like him. He does everything equally great, and has no evident flaws in his game. He may not be the greatest shooter, best passer, or win as many titles, but what he does is art, what he does will be remembered, and when he retires, he will go down as one of the greatest to ever do it.