Kanye West Graduation Turns 13

Started by Boos, Sep 11, 2020, in Kanye West Add to Reading List

  1. Boos
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    Boos Nova Nation

    Sep 11, 2020
    I can’t believe this album is 13 years old. Literally, it came out half my life ago. This project was the soundtrack to my whole eighth grade year. A classic, that also marks the end of an era for Kanye, which some people — who are dead wrong — think was his peak. Though, it probably marked his peak in popularity when it comes strictly to music (an argument for TLOP could be made though.) It also marked the end of another era, putting a cap on 50 Cent’s run as an A-list rapper, having outsold Curtis dramatically.

    Let’s reminisce on a classic album.

    From day one, after downloading a bootleg off Limewire, my favorite song on this was The Glory and my least favorite was Drunk and Hot Girls, which kinda sorta aged pretty well imo. Another memory I have is when my homie, Logan, who some of you know from my music with him in the creative section, won a three point competition at our middle school, and we crashed the floor “blasting” Champion off my RAZR lmao.

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  2. Chaotic Progress
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    Chaotic Progress Original Based® God

    Sep 11, 2020
    Great bloody album.

    So many tracks. May still be my favourite Ye album.

    "Homecoming" is just a thing of beauty.
     
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  3. Jeans
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    Jeans Joe From Family Guy

    Sep 11, 2020
    [​IMG]No mention of Curtis
     
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  4. joeyp363
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    Sep 11, 2020
    2/10 album imo. Overrated
     
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  5. Boos
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    Boos Nova Nation

    Sep 11, 2020
    Good call. Let me up date OP
     
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    Michael Myers The Boogeyman Is Coming

    Sep 11, 2020
    My favorite album behind MBDTF & 808.

    Classic. All 4 songs in OP are timeless. Also shoutout to Goodnight.
     
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    Boos Nova Nation

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    Sep 11, 2020
    h--- of an album
     
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  10. Thy
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    Thy 000000

    Sep 11, 2020
    First ever kanye song I remember listening to:


    pls start worshipping the devil again ye :ohno:
     
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    Fire Squad Boss Don Biggavel

    Sep 11, 2020
    This is among the rare few albums of the 2000's that will never feel dated in its entirety. You can add Good Life & Stronger into any rotation, they still sound relatively modern even when compared to the other electro inspired pop hits that followed after.

    Ushered in a newer era for rap, started Ye's adventurous trends into pushing rap's sounds, yeah at this point I'm just beating a dead horse, classic album and he still made better records.
     
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    Michael Myers The Boogeyman Is Coming

    Sep 11, 2020
    808 and mbdtf
     
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    Sep 11, 2020
    Why does time have to f---ing fly by? Love this album. Came out my senior year of hs and listened to it non stop
     
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    Sep 11, 2020
    I think this project stood the test of time out of all of Kanye’s projects the most.
     
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    Classic album. My favourite Ye album on a lot of days tbh
     
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    Jay Zeus I am the god-favored weed strain

    Sep 11, 2020
    Same. nigra. 30-Year-Old n----- crew, STAND UP!
     
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  17. Boos
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    Boos Nova Nation

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    I wouldn’t say it’s my favorite Kanye album, but it’s the one that means the most to me
     
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    RetiredAccount Big Time Stuntin Like My Daddy

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    Same
     
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    RetiredAccount Big Time Stuntin Like My Daddy

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    First explicit album I ever bought
     
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    RetiredAccount Big Time Stuntin Like My Daddy

    Sep 11, 2020
    Saved up birthday money
     
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