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Kanye West gained notoriety as a producer-for-hire before The College Dropout shook hip-hop to its core. The mix of styles and subject matter is breathtaking. Pop hits rub up against vulnerable moments. Street anthems mingle with wild humor. And “Jesus Walks” challenges beliefs like no other rap song before it. Kanye West attacks the set with confidence and conviction.

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Are You Kidding Me

This album is nothing short of sensational. K.West has insane beats, and even more clever rhymes (mayonaise colour Benz, I push miracle whips). There is no one even in that league of creativity at the moment (except for his boss Hova). If you do not own this album, you need to go out and buy it right now. Probably one of the greatest works of art in a long time.


Kanye's first album is nothing short of genius, it's a shame his subsequent 2 albums aren't as good. Any fan of rap/hip-hip will love this CD, however if you're a fan of the pop garbage on Graduation be wary when considering purchasing this album


This album to me is the best debut album i've ever heard by any artist ever, this album is the best. best songs: -All Falls Down -Breathe in Breathe out


Born: June 08, 1977 in Atlanta, GA

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

In the span of three short years, Kanye West went from hip-hop beatmaker to worldwide hitmaker, as his stellar production work for Jay-Z led to a major-label recording contract and, ultimately, a wildly successful solo career. West paired his beats with tongue-twisting raps and a self-assured, flamboyant personality. His dapper fashion sense set him apart from many of his rap peers, and his confidence often came across as boastful or even egotistical, albeit amusingly so. This flamboyance, of course,...
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