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Reappraising Jesus is King— Kanye West’s most maligned album.

On the transitory Ye album, Jesus is King, its position in his discography, its musical excellence and its importance.

The cover for Jesus is King, designed by Tessa Mathias.

‘I’m ahead of my time, sometimes years out,
So the powers that be won’t let me get my ideas out.’

— Kanye West on Gone, from his record Late Registration (2005)

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