4. Kanye West – Monster featuring Bon Iver, Rick Ross, Jay-Z and Nicki Minaj
A perfect posse cut from a perfect album. Monster is an instant classic. If people generations from now want to understand what Kanye West was, the line “my presence is a present”, perfectly defines all that is Mr. West. And you can’t talk about this gem without acknowledging the break out performance of Nicki Minaj. “First thing first, I’ll eat your brains”. Welcome to the show, Barbie.