Aziz Ansari Ranks Kanye West’s Albums
Ranking Kanye West albums is no easy task, but Aziz Ansari made it look that way in an interview with Vogue. A long time Yeezy fan, the Master of None star ranked the albums in the rapper's legendary catalog with the comfort of someone who's done it a thousand times.
Somewhat surprisingly, Watch the Throne, a project 'Ye worked on with Jay Z, ended up at the top of Ansari's list, tied with My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy for first place. Yeezus and The Life of Pablo ended up being tied for the second spot, while Graduation, The College Dropout and Late Registration come in at third, fourth and fifth place.
While you could argue almost all of Yeezy's albums are borderline classics, people usually choose either The College Dropout or MBDTF as his two best. Still, it's cool to see Watch the Throne end up so high on his list, as it still feels pretty slept on.
At another point in the interview, Ansari revealed that the second verse on DMX's timeless classic "What These Bitches Want" is one of his favorite of all time, reciting it word-for-word during the interview.
"There was Brenda, LaTisha, Linda, Felicia/Dawn, LeShaun, Ines, and Alicia/Teresa, Monica, Sharron, Nicki/Lisa, Veronica, Karen, Vicky," Ansari rapped without missing a beat.
You can peep his interview for yourself below. The Yeezy bit comes in at around the 5:20 mark, and right after that he spits the DMX verse. Plus, see how we ranked Kanye's albums below that. Master of None season two arrives on Netflix on May 12.
Every Kanye West Album Ranked