Producer: Kanye West, Emile, Jeff Bhasker, Mike Dean
Album: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Most other artists might have avoided making a song like this after something like Swiftgate. But that's why we love 'Ye: He just doesn't give a fuck. The stabbing “Look At You” vocal samples and dark rumbling synths may have made “Runaway” feel chaotic, but Kanye's honest, vulnerable thoughts on his romantic shortcomings were both lucid and painfully revealing.
Oh, and did we mention the amazing Pusha T verse that he had to re-write four times because Kanye needed "more douchebag"? So let's have a toast, 'cause nice guys do finish last and scumbags have all the fun.