Twice last week people the world over stopped what they were doing to quote Kanye West via Twitter. First from his interview with New York Times; "I am the nucleus," "I just want dopeness," "It's only led me to complete awesomeness at all times" being the particular favorites. Then, after The Gospel According to Kanye, Yeezus, leaked Friday, came the tweets of his many of its lyrics: "They be ballin' in the D-League/ I be speaking Swag-hili," "Have you ever asked your bitch for other bitches," and, of course, anything from "I Am a God."
"HURRY UP WITH MY DAMN CROISSANTS" - King Joffrey Baratheon
All of it got us thinking about other megalomaniacs/Big Achievers, and how their declarations of grandeur hold up next to Kanye's. Quite well, it turns out.More »