Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" has netted the Source's highest accolade. West's fifth album has garnered the magazine's highest rating of 5 mics. Kanye joins De La Soul, Outkast, Ice Cube, Nas, A Tribe Called Quest, Jay-Z and Scarface in the elite club of those artists who have received the rating over the years.
There were several other albums that retroactively given the rating, but only a few that were named 5 Mic worthy the first time around. It is only the latest in a long line of praise the album has garnered since it was released in late November. Rolling Stone also gave ...Fantasy five stars and it is expected to land on several "Best of 2010" lists at the end of the year.