THE rapper made the comparison during an interview with MTV, in which he also revealed he was working on a new album.
â€œAs far as rapping goes, how can I say this? Jordan, Michael Jackson â€“â€“ itâ€™s what I do,â€ he said.
West revealed he was ready to â€œbust another rap albumâ€ after experimenting with auto-tune on 2008â€™s 808s and Heartbreak.
â€œLyrics right now, theyâ€™re awes-mazing. Theyâ€™re basically untouchable,â€ he said of his new material.
â€œIâ€™m about to take it to a whole other level. Iâ€™d be scared if I was not me.â€
West recently finished a second recording session with Jay-Z for the rapperâ€™s forthcoming Blueprint 3 album.
West, who is producing the effort, said Jay-Z was taking his time with the release. â€“â€“Gigwise.