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Kanye West’s 15 Best Quotes of 2013

The world according to Yeezy

This year Kanye West broke what had been a prolonged, and mostly strict, media embargo, and he did it in a big way. West's new album Yeezus was outsold by friends (Jay-Z) and frenemies (Drake), but thanks largely to his explosive and thoughtful interviews, 2013 belonged, undeniably, to him. Here are Ye's most memorable quotes from a wild year. BY JORDAN SARGENT

See where 'Yeezus' ranked on Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums of 2013 list

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On His Place in the Pantheon

"Nobody can tell me where I can and can't go. Man, I'm the number one living and breathing rock star. I am Axl Rose; I am Jim Morrison; I am Jimi Hendrix."

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