Awesome Infographic: Kanye West vs. Bob Dylan


We’re not quite sure what inspired the folks at VOXY to compare Bob Dylan with Kanye West — although you could certainly make the argument that each is the voice of his generation. Examining the language in West’s My BeautifuL Dark Twisted Fantasy and Dylan’s 1965 masterpiece Highway 61 Revisited turns up a few interesting overlaps: both stars have a thing for Jesus and Napoleon (which kind of makes sense in an “icons obsessed with icons” way). But while West is all about brands, “power,” and “douchebags,” Dylan prefers figures from his own (Queen Jane, Mister Jones) and American (“highway,” “bandits”) mythology. See the full, extensive infographic after the jump and click here for a larger version.

[via The Daily Swarm]