The Evolution Of Kanye West In 34 GIFs

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, Kanye West’s sixth solo Yeezus is slated to hit stores tomorrow, June 18. Although the album already leaked ahead of its drop date last week, it’s still one of the most talked about hip-hop albums of the past few years—largely because of the divisive sound and unique approach to its promotion.

With Yeezus on the cusp of its release, XXL decided to take a look back Kanye’s career an artistic evolution in the form GIFs, from the Polo-wearing college drop out to the larger-than-life Yeezus. Scroll through to check out all 34 of Yeezy’s list chronicling his long career.

  • Ahlam

    I miss old Kanye :((((
    nice collection tho

    • https://twitter.com/real_lyricists Mr. 116

      I do to. :(

  • https://twitter.com/real_lyricists Mr. 116

    “The people highest up got the lowest self esteem.” Sometimes, I think Kanye is referring to himself.