Today in Hip-Hop: Kanye West Drops ‘Yeezus’

On this day, June 18, in hip-hop history... 2013: On June 18, Chicago MC Kanye West raised his persona and hip-hop's creative threshold to new, experimental heights when he dropped his sixth studio album, Yeezus. Because of Kanye's bull headed, braggadocious personality, fans and critics alike couldn't wait to hear what was next from the man who brought them modern classics like The College Dropout and My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. 'Ye did not disappoint, pulling out all the stops, sampling genres of soul, dancehall, rock and ominous Chicago drill. He also worked with industry greats around him from Rick Rubin, 88-Keys, ...

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