Welcome back to The Kanye Effect, our six-week digital miniseries exploring the many ways the hip-hop visionary has changed the game. This third episode, "Fashion," features commentary from YouHeardThatNew's Low Key, Alvin Blanco from Hip-Hop Wired and Fuse.tv's Zach Dionne. You'll also get perspective from Mike B, a.k.a. the Prince of Fashion, and Kanye West himself, via the Fuse vault.
"You know, you have Big talking Versace and Moschino," Mike B reflects. "I feel like that whole lifestyle [is what] 'Ye is bringing back to our culture and being as flamboyant as we can be."
Tune in next Wednesday for more of The Kanye Effect. For now, get the highlights from Kim Kardashian West's Yeezy-filled GQ profile and watch another episode of The Kanye Effect, this one about the dude's impact as a producer: