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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:06 am

Somehow, in spite of it being updated this year, I can only count one post-2013 track in the list (No More Parties in L.A.). Hell, not even Ultralight Beam, which is suddenly toppling competition to become one of Kanye's most-acclaimed songs, didn't make the cut.
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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby bootsy » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:42 am

Thanks Stevie

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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby babydoll » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:44 am

StevieFan13 wrote:Somehow, in spite of it being updated this year, I can only count one post-2013 track in the list (No More Parties in L.A.). Hell, not even Ultralight Beam, which is suddenly toppling competition to become one of Kanye's most-acclaimed songs, didn't make the cut.

Because "Ultralight Beam" is nowhere near being one of his best songs?

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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:50 am

babydoll wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:Somehow, in spite of it being updated this year, I can only count one post-2013 track in the list (No More Parties in L.A.). Hell, not even Ultralight Beam, which is suddenly toppling competition to become one of Kanye's most-acclaimed songs, didn't make the cut.

Because "Ultralight Beam" is nowhere near being one of his best songs?

I wouldn't call it my favorite either (but I do really like it and it's my favorite track from the flawed dog that is The Life of Pablo), but general consensus among critics (and, if the most recent poll is to be believed, AMers) is that it's getting up there.
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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:50 am

bootsy wrote:Thanks Stevie

No prob. Not the last new rap list I've found either.
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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby bootsy » Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:07 am

StevieFan13 wrote:
bootsy wrote:Thanks Stevie

No prob. Not the last new rap list I've found either.

Oh I know :mrgreen:

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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:44 am

OK, so the Kanye West list has been updated AGAIN, and NOW they have more stuff from The Life of Pablo.
http://www.complex.com/music/the-best-kanye-west-songs/
100. Kanye West "Wow" (2003)
99. Damon Dash f/ Kanye West, Young Chris, Beanie Sigel, Cam'ron, Twista "Champions" (2002)
98. Kanye West "My Way" (2004)
97. Twista f/ Kanye West "Alright" (2009)
96. Talib Kweli f/ Kanye West, Jay Z, Mos Def, and Busta Rhymes "Get By (Remix)" (2003)
95. Kanye West f/ Common, Pusha T, Big Sean, Charlie Wilson "Good Friday" (2010)
94. Common f/ Kanye West "Southside" (2007)
93. Kanye West f/ Kendrick Lamar “No More Parties in L.A.” (2016)
92. Rick Ross f/ Kanye West and Big Sean “Sanctified”
91. Malik Yusef f/ Kanye West and Common "Wouldn't You Like to Ride" (2003)
90. Common f/ Kanye West "The Food" (2005)
89. Ma$e f/ Kanye West and John Legend "Welcome Back (Remix)" (2004)
88. Consequence and Kanye West "03 Til Infinity (Freestyle)" (2003)
87. Kanye West "Good Morning" (2007)
86. Kanye West "School Spirit" (2004)
85. Kanye West "30 Hours" (2016)
84. Kanye West f/ Adam Levine "Heard' Em Say" (2005)
83. Kanye West f/ Sia and Vic Mensa "Wolves" (2016)
82. Kanye West f/ Jay Z and J. Ivy "Never Let Me Down" (2004)
81. Kanye West f/ Ty Dolla Sign "Real Friends" (2016)
80. Kanye West f/ Nas and Really Doe "We Major" (2005)
79. Kanye West "Peace" (2004)
78. Kanye West f/ Post Malone and Ty Dolla Sign "Fade" (2016)
77. Kanye West “Bound 2” (2013)
76. Kanye West “The Glory” (2007)
75. Jay Z f/ Kanye West "The Bounce" (2003)
74. Kanye West f/ John Legend & Chris Rock "Blame Game" (2010)
73. Jay Z f/ Kanye West "Excuse Me Miss Again" (2003)
72. Dwele f/ Kanye West & Consequence "Hold On" (2004)
71. Kanye West f/ Mos Def, Raekwon, Swizz Beatz, & Charlie Wilson "Lord, Lord, Lord" (2010)
70. Kanye West f/ Cam'Ron & Consequence "Gone" (2005)
69. Kanye West f/ Ol Dirty Bastard "Keep The Receipt" (2004)
68. Kanye West & Jay Z "Murder To Excellence" (2011)
67. Kanye West & Jay Z "Who Gon Stop Me" (2011)
66. Kanye West "We Don't Care" (2004)
65. Kanye West f/ Kid Cudi "Welcome To Heartbreak" (2008)
64. Slum Village f/ Kanye West "Selfish" (2004)
63. Rick Ross f/ Kanye West, T-Pain & Lil Wayne "Maybach Music 2" (2009)
62. Kanye West f/ Kid Cudi "Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1" (2016)
61. Kanye West “White Dress” (2012)
60. Kanye West "Everything I Am" (2007)
59. Lloyd Banks f/ Swizz Beatz, Kanye West, Ryan Leslie & Fabolous "Start It Up" (2010)
58. Chief Keef f/ Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, and Jadakiss "I Don't Like (Remix)" (2012)
57. Kanye West f/ GLC & Consequence "Spaceship" (2004)
56. Kanye West & Jay Z "Gotta Have It" (2011)
55. Kanye West “Blood on the Leaves” (2013)
54. Kanye West "Love Lockdown" (2008)
53. Kanye West f/ Jay Z, RZA, Cy-Hi Da Prynce & Pusha-T "So Appalled" (2010)
52. Kanye West f/ The Game & Malik Yusef "Crack Music" (2005)
51. Kanye West f/ Common & Talib Kweli "Get Em High" (2004)
50. Lil Wayne f/ Kanye West "Lollipop (Remix)" (2008)
49. Kanye f/ Pusha T "New God Flow" (2012)
48. Kanye West f/ Kid Cudi, Pusha T, Lloyd Banks, John Legend, & Ryan Leslie "Christian Dior Denim Flow" (2010)
47. Dilated Peoples f/ Kanye West "This Way" (2004)
46. Kanye West "Champion" (2007)
45. Kanye West f/ Justin Vernon and Chief Keef "Hold My Liquor" (2013)
44. Rick Ross f/ Kanye West "Live Fast, Die Young" (2010)
43. Kanye West "Throw Some D's Remix" (2007)
42. Kanye West "Big Brother" (2007)
41. Kanye West “Black Skinhead” (2013)
40. Kanye West & Jay Z "New Day" (2011)
39. Kanye West f/ Assassin and Justin Vernon "I'm in It" (2013)
38. Twista f/ Kanye West & Jamie Foxx "Slow Jamz" (2004)
37. Kanye West f/ John Legend "Home" (2003) / Kanye West f/ Chris Martin "Homecoming" (2007)
36. G.O.O.D. Music "Mercy" (2012)
35. Kanye West "Cold" (2012)
34. Kanye West "Hell of A Life" (2010)
33. Kanye West & Jay Z "No Church In The Wild" (2011)
32. Kanye West f/ Mos Def & Freeway "Two Words" (2004)
31. Kanye West & Jay Z "The Joy" (2011)
30. Kanye West f/ Bon Iver "Lost In The World" (2010)
29. Kanye West f/ Young Jeezy "Amazing" (2008)
28. Jay Z f/ Kanye West & Rihanna "Run This Town" (2009)
27. Kanye West “New Slaves” (2013)
26. Kanye West "Say You Will" (2008)
25. Kanye West "Last Call" (2004)
24. DJ Khaled f/ Kanye West, Consequence, & John Legend "Grammy Family" (2006)
23. Kanye West f/ Jamie Foxx "Gold Digger" (2005)
22. Kanye West f/ Jay Z, Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver and Rick Ross "Monster" (2010)
21. Kanye West f/ GLC & Paul Wall "Drive Slow" (2005)
20. Young Jeezy f/ Kanye West "Put On" (2008)
19. Kanye West f/ Chance the Rapper, Kirk Franklin, and The-Dream "Ultralight Beam" (2016)
18. Kanye West "Heartless" (2008)
17. Kanye West f/ Kid Cudi & Raekwon "Gorgeous" (2010)
16. Kanye West "Power" (2010) / Kanye West f/ Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz "Power (Remix)" (2010)
15. Kanye West & Jay Z "Otis" (2011)
14. Kanye West "Dark Fantasy" (2010)
13. Kanye West f/ Lupe Fiasco "Touch The Sky" (2005)
12. Kanye West f/ T-Pain "Good Life" (2007)
11. Kanye West f/ Rick Ross "Devil In A New Dress" (2010)
10. Kanye West "Jesus Walks" (2004)
9. Kanye West "Stronger" (2007)
8. Kanye West "Through The Wire" (2003)
7. Kanye West "Diamonds" (2005)/"Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Remix)" f/ Jay Z (2005)
6. Kanye West & Jay Z "Niggas In Paris" (2011)
5. Kanye West "Flashing Lights" f/ Dwele (2007)
4. Kanye West "All of the Lights" (2010)
3. Kanye West f/ Syleena Johnson "All Falls Down" (2004)
2. Kanye West "Can't Tell Me Nothing" (2007)
1. Kanye West f/ Pusha T "Runaway" (2010)
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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:08 am

Also, Complex lists I've added that aren't in this thread are:
- The Weeknd
- Chance the Rapper
- Kendrick Lamar
- Future
- Young Thug
- Beyonce
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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:25 pm

Rihanna (2017):
30. “Break It Off” f/ Sean Paul (2006)
29. “Cold Case Love” (2009)
28. “Needed Me” (2016)
27. “Jump” (2012)
26. “Hard” f/ Jeezy (2009)
25. “Cockiness (Love It)” (2011)
24. “Diamonds” (2012)
23. “Watch n’ Learn” (2011)
22. “FourFiveSeconds” f/ Kanye West & Paul McCartney (2015)
21. “Wild Thoughts” DJ Khaled f/ Rihanna & Bryson Tiller (2017)
20. “Pon de Replay” (2005)
19. “Don’t Stop the Music” (2007)
18. “Disturbia” (2007)
17. “Man Down” (2010)
16. “Pour It Up” (2012)
15. “Loveeeeeee Song” f/ Future (2012)
14. “Take Care” Drake f/ Rihanna (2011)
13. “Love the Way You Lie” Eminem f/ Rihanna (2010)
12. “You Da One” (2011)
11. “Stay” f/ Mikky Ekko (2012)
10. “Same Ol’ Mistakes” (2016)
9. “What’s My Name?” f/ Drake (2010)
8. “Where Have You Been” (2011)
7. “Birthday Cake” (2011)
6. “We Found Love” f/ Calvin Harris (2011)
5. “Umbrella” (2007)
4. “Kiss It Better” (2006)
3. “Rude Boy” (2010)
2. “Bitch Better Have My Money” (2016)
1. “Only Girl (in the World)” (2010)
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Re: Complex Artist Lists

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:01 pm

These will be linked to the 11-29 thread. (To my regret, the UGK list was only written by one person. On the other hand, so was the Lil Uzi Vert list, which I can't say I'm crying about).

The 25 Best Ludacris Songs (2017) (LUDA!)
http://www.complex.com/music/the-25-bes ... ris-songs/
25. Ludacris f/ Sandy Coffee "Splash Waterfalls" (2004)
24. Ludacris f/ Snoop Dogg "Hoes In My Room" (2003)
23. Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz f/ Ludacris, Too Short, Big Kapp and Chyna Whyte "Bia' Bia'" (2001)
22. "Act a Fool" (2003)
21. YoungBloodZ f/ Ludacris, Lil Jon, Jermaine Dupri, and Bone Crusher "Damn (So So Def Remix)" (2003)
20. Ludacris f/ Lil Wayne "Last of A Dying Breed" (2008)
19. "Hip Hop Quotables" (2003)
18. "Blow It Out" (2003)
17. Trina f/ Ludacris "B R Right" (2002)
16. Missy Elliott f/ Ludacris and Trina "One Minute Man" (2001)
15. Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz f/ Usher and Ludacris "Lovers and Friends" (2004)
14. Missy Elliott f/ Ludacris "Gossip Folks" (2003)
13. Usher f/ Lil Jon and Ludacris "Yeah!" (2004)
12. Nas f/ Jadakiss and Ludacris "Made You Look (Remix)" (2003)
11. "Ho" (2000)
10. Ludacris f/ Shawnna "Stand Up" (2003)
9. Timbaland f/ Ludacris "Phat Rabbit" (1998)
8. "Diamond in the Back" (2004)
7. "Rollout (My Business)" (2001)
6. Jermaine Dupri and Ludacris "Welcome to Atlanta" (2001)
5. "Saturday (Oooh! Ooooh!)" (2002)
4. Ludacris f/ Nate Dogg "Area Codes" (2001)
3. Ludacris f/ Shawnna "What's Your Fantasy" (2000)
2. Ludacris f/ I-20 and Mystikal "Move Bitch" (2002)
1. "Southern Hospitality" (2000)

The 24 Best Lana Del Rey Songs (2017)
http://www.complex.com/music/best-lana-del-rey-songs/
24. "Sad Girl"
23. "This Is What Makes Us Girls"
22. "Gramma"
21. "God Knows I Tried"
20. "Brooklyn Baby"
19. "High by the Beach"
18. "Florida Kilos"
17. "National Anthem"
16. "Trash Magic"
15. "Beautiful People Beautiful Problems" f/ Stevie Nicks
14. "Without You"
13. "West Coast"
12. "The Blackest Day"
11. "Ultraviolence"
10. "Pin-Up Galore"
9. "Tomorrow Never Came" f/ Sean Ono Lennon
8. "Money Power Glory"
7. "Change"
6. "Off to the Races"
5. "Get Free"
4. "Shades of Cool"
3. "Born to Die"
2. "Ride"
1. "Video Games"
(Little sad not to see "Love" anywhere but whatever)

The 20 Best DJ Mustard Tracks (2017)
http://www.complex.com/music/the-best-d ... rd-tracks/
20. DJ Mustard & Teeflii "Hit It From The Back"
19. Lil Snupe "Intro"
18. Travis Porter & Kirko Bangz "Real Niggaz In The Building"
17. August Alsina f/ Iamsu! & Problem "Numb"
16. Doughboyz Cashout ft. Young Jeezy & YG "My Young Nigga"
15. Young Jeezy f/ E-40 "All The Same"
14. YG f/ Nipsey Hussle "You Broke"
13. Dom Kennedy "Nothin' Like Me"
12. YG f/ Drake and Game "Who Do You Love"
11. Royce The Choice, Skeme, & Casey Veggies "Midnight Run"
10. YG "I'm Good"
9. Ty Dolla $ign f/ Wiz Khalifa "Or Nah"
8. Tinashe f/ ScHoolboy Q "2 On"
7. Young Jeezy "R.I.P."
6. Kirko Bangz f/ YG, French Montana, & G-Haze "Shirt By Versace"
5. YG f/ Young Jeezy and Rich Homie Quan "My N****"
4. Ty Dolla $ign f/ Joe Moses & B.o.B "Paranoid"
3. Kid Ink f/ Chris Brown "Show Me"
2. Tyga "Rack City"
1. 2 Chainz "I'm Different"
Nothing for "I Don't Fuck with You"? What garbage.

The 25 Best DJ Khaled Songs (2017) (WE THE BEST MUSIC!)
http://www.complex.com/music/best-dj-khaled-songs/
25. "I'm the One" f/ Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne
24. “Take It to the Head” f/ Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Lil Wayne
23. "Jermaine's Interlude" f/ J. Cole
22. “Hold You Down” f/ Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future & Jeremih
21. “I Wish You Would” f/ Kanye West & Rick Ross
20. "Nas Album Done" f/ Nas
19. “For Free” f/ Drake
18. “Never Surrender” f/ Scarface, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, Akon, John Legend & Anthony Hamilton
17. "Holy Key" f/ Big Sean, Kendrick Lamar, and Betty Wright
16. “They Ready” f/ J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. & Kendrick Lamar
15. “Welcome to My Hood” f/ Rick Ross, Plies, Lil Wayne & T-Pain
14. "Shining" f/ Beyoncé and Jay Z
13. “I Got the Keys” f/ Jay Z and Future
12. “No New Friends” f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
11. “I Wanna Be With You” f/ Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross & Future
10. “Victory” f/ Nas & John Legend
9. “Holla at Me” f/ Lil Wayne, Paul Wall, Fat Joe, Rick Ross & Pitbull
8. “Go Hard (Remix)” f/ Kanye West, T-Pain & Jay Z
7. “Hip-Hop” f/ Scarface, Nas & DJ Premier
6. “Grammy Family” f/ Kanye West, Consequence & John Legend
5. “I’m So Hood” f/ T-Pain, Trick Daddy, Rick Ross & Plies
4. “Brown Paper Bag” f/ Dré, Young Jeezy, Juelz Santana, Fat Joe, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
3. “I’m on One” f/ Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
2. “We Takin’ Over” f/ Akon, T.I., Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Birdman & Lil Wayne
1. “All I Do Is Win” f/ T-Pain, Ludacris, Rick Ross & Snoop Dogg
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