Crowning The Kanye West of The NBA: The NBA’s Top 10 Biggest Divas

August 23rd, 2010 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
Merriam-Webster defines a diva as an "operatic prima donna."

The same dictionary defines a prima donna as "vain or undisciplined person who finds it difficult to work under direction or as part of a team."

But divas are phenomenal talents whose egos are fed by their greatness. 

Take rapper Kanye West for example.

In my opinion, his most career-defining line was from the song Last Call on his debut College Dropout album. It read: "I could have let these dream killers kill my self-esteem or use my arrogance as a steam to power my dreams."

And power him it did.  Soon after Kanye's "instant classic" debut dropped, he vaulted into a rarefied superstardom very few artists can reach.  His music was so powerful that it resonated with the inner-city streets, the suburban white streets, and Wall Street.

The problem is that Kanye's arrogance began seeping outside the vocal booth.  Beginning in September 2005 with his infamous "George Bush doesn't care about black people" rant and culminating with his infamous interruption of country singer and American sweetheart Taylor Swift at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awar ...

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