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"KAYNE WEST COLLEGE DROPOUT" 4 stars

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by king kong, Sep 13, 2003.

  1. king kong

    king kong Banned

    Joined: Jul 24, 2003 Messages: 2,292 Likes Received: 0
    Kayne West
    College Dropout
    Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam
    OOOO

    Hard to imagine Kayne West's rhyme skils on par with the soul-heavy sounds he's creating for the likes of Jay-Z and Talib Kweli. but with the release of his debut album, West not only reaffirms his status as one of today's elite beat crafters, but the chigago native lets heads know he was rocking mikes long before he started messin' around with soundboards.
    There's the powerfull "Falls Down," on which West questions his own materialism over a brilliant Lauryn Hill sample, "Mystery of Inquity." Then there's West's gripping meditation on God, "Jesus Walks." It cpmbines pummeling drums with some of west's finest lines: "Well if this takeaway from my spins / Which will probably take away from my ends / Then I hope it take away from my sins."
    West's sideways approach to music making stands out on songs like "Through the Wire," Where he raps about an almost fatal car accident through a broken jaw that's been wired shut.
    The raw, teeth-clenching narrative falls, in line with his gut-wrenching soul beats. College Dropout delivers bith ass-shakers and contemplative cuts. It's a class act
    Dan Frosch
     
  2. DREDZ

    DREDZ Senior Member

    Joined: Dec 14, 2002 Messages: 1,934 Likes Received: 0
    Kanye

    "... the doctor said I had bloodklots, but I ain't Jamaican man."
     
  3. BIGBLUE

    BIGBLUE Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2003 Messages: 1,667 Likes Received: 0
    he's allright but he colabs with people totally away from his element .. stick to beats kanye !
     
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