West releases his fifth studio album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. The album incorporates many different types of musical components, including electro, soul, and symphonic. A large number and variety of artists and producers participated in the album’s recording sessions, including Jay-Z, Rihanna, Eminem, John Legend, and Elton John. West:
People with that intangible sound, the people that everybody copy. You know, the originators. That’s what my thing is, it’s quality. What is the best of the best.