Who Died and Made You Yeezus? 10 Artists With Major God Complexes!

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Part of being an artist is believing that you’re the chosen one. The one and only messianic megastar to save the masses from musical mediocrity! No wonder every top-selling pop star we can think of has a staggering God complex. From Kanye West naming his new album Yeezus (really, dude?) to John Lennon proclaiming that “the Beatles are bigger than Jesus,” these narcissistic icons take hero worship to biblical levels.

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