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06/27/2013 02:34 pm ET

18 People Kanye West Has Compared Himself To

Kanye West is nothing if not modest. Just kidding! The outspoken rapper frequently compares himself to visionaries in the fields of art, fashion, technology, sports and business. Here are just some of the famous names Kanye's invoked onstage, in interviews and on his blog.

Steve Jobs
steve jobs

Michael Jordan
michael jordan

Rick Owens
rick owens

Anna Wintour
anna wintour

Henry Ford
henry ford

Howard Hughes
howard hughes

Picasso
picasso

Michelangelo
michelangelo

Jean-Michel Basquiat
jean michel basquiat

Walt Disney
walt disney

Axl Rose
axl rose

Jim Morrison
jim morrison

Jimi Hendrix
jimi hendrix

Kate Moss
kate moss

Marlon Brando
marlon brando

Le Corbusier
le corbusier

Maya Angelou
maya angelou

Kobe Bryant
kobe bryant

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