Being dubbed an influencer can be a bit lame, but the description completely fits Kanye West, a mainstay in sneaker headlines for about a decade. The rapper/producer is preparing to release his sixth studio album Yeezus in about two weeks and will have a third colorway of the Nike Air Yeezy 2 at retail by the end of the year. With so much buzz surrounding Kanye and his sneaker selections, Complex's Brandon Edler takes a look back at the last ten years and breaks down Mr. West's best styles. Which pair stands out the most? Check out the feature after the jump and let us know.

Kanye West's Favorite Sneakers - A Year-by-Year Breakdown

Kanye West Favorite Sneakers - A Year-by-Year Breakdown