Kanye West Decrees Second Verse On “New Slaves” Is Best In Hip-Hop History


Kanye West is known for his cockiness and braggadocio (and run-ins with the paparazzi), but earlier today Ye took it to a whole new level claiming one of his verses on “New Slaves” is the best 16 ever recorded by a rapper.

Kanye made a rare Twitter appearance this morning and raised more than a few eyebrows with what he decided to post. “I open the debate… The 2nd verse of New Slaves is the best rap verse of all time….meaning … OF ALL TIME IN THE HISTORY OF RAP MUSIC, PERIOD,” he typed. Naturally, the boast caused a number of responses ranging from a few agreeing to others outright calling Ye crazy. So, what’s the verdict? Is Ye’s verse Guinness Book, worthy?


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  • Gucci Mane

    Bitch it might be.

    • getmo

      If the world ended *punchline

  • Gucci Mane

    Bitch it might be

  • blazzy

    he did better on ‘gorgeous’ and the last verse on ‘gone’

  • Kimberly

    I miss ‘college dropout’-'ye.

  • titan

    Whats the big deal about that verse. this nigga cray!

  • commonsense

    what ppl fail to see is the fact that, he has, if not all of his followers and blog sites, googling the lyrics to the song…smh hate him or love him pretty smart guy…lol plus he had the little run with the camera man….but that flies over ppls heads….lol mission accomplish

    • getmo

      No if you read the lyrics you see he’s dumb so go figure

  • LuiKang

    kanye aint the old kanye… #kanyeshrug

  • C

    Ye doesn’t actually believe that’s even his personal best verse. It’s just to get discussion going. Everyone knows Ye’s best verse was his second verse on Diamonds from Sierra Leone (the original version without Jay).

    • Carter Ace

      for sure, hands down, no doubt

  • Rigby

    Well at least it’s actually arguable.

    • ConchShell

      It’s not.

  • Nick Audrey

    Kanye West is the Chael Sonnen of the rap world.

  • Carter Ace

    i honestly dont care, i just like music that i like. dont care if they christian, illuminati, whatever. if i like a song, i like it. if i dont, i dont. i dont listen to an artist, i just listen to the music in general.

    • getmo

      well…that’s just like, your opinion dude

  • Cocaine Howie

    Nah *Chief Keef voice*

  • sean

    Kanye west is soft as fuck. That verse MIGHT be in the top 20 verses written on earth in that hour that he wrote it…this dude is ten-ply

    • ConchShell


  • Zuri

    Well yeah it might have been if he wouldn’t have gone and said it, I don’t think he understands when he puts himself on such a high pedestal it brings the quality down. If it was the best verse of all time he shouldn’t have to say it was. It’s just like being a man you shouldn’t have to let people know because people already know.

  • Ramon Rojo

    Jay Rock verse from Money Trees would swallow anything Kanye West had even thought about writing down, Kanye is full of shit he has spit better verses than that verse

    • ConchShell

      ^ Real shit.

  • ConchShell

    This nigga sold out, and then contradicted his damn self on New Slaves. Now he claims he wrote the best shit ever? I’m done. .


    Best Rap verse of all time goes to J. Ivy on Kanye’s Never Let Me Down, hands down, PERIOD, sorry Ye, great verse, but his spoken word verse kills everything