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Read Three Poems From Sarah Blake's "Unauthorized Lyric Biography of Kanye West"

Sarah Blake‘s new book of poetry, Mr. West, is an “unauthorized lyric biography of Kayne West,” where the rapper serves as the muse for Blake’s poetry. 475 more words

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Kanye West - 808's and Heartbreak

Game changers in music are not common, especially nowadays. This is mostly due to the internet, which either dismisses anything that may be considered revolutionary (because there’s so much new/interesting things out there), and also because the internet tends to make things that are bad popular (but that’s a rant for a different day). 650 more words

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Reprint Special - From Dropout to Yeezus - Kanye West's Rise to Immortality

Last night, I had a dream that Pac-Man parasites had infected the world and claimed the life of my brother, and my father was one of the leaders in the fight against them, in a quest for vengeance. 2,123 more words

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3 AM On The Phone

12 x 16acrylic on panel canvas

This is the first piece in my new series of abstract paintings. In truth, this piece was created out of frustration and mild heartbreak haha. 42 more words

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My-Fi: 808s and Heartbreak – Kanye West

If Graduation is Fame, 808s & Heartbreak Kills. In the wake of Graduation‘s superlative Indian summer high, 808s and Heartbreak is the inevitable comedown – the crash of the coldest winter. 1,272 more words

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Track Review: Kanye West Feat. Paul McCartney - Only One

As 2014 crumbled into dust and 2015 crawled defiantly from the ashes, Kanye West dropped a emotional, minimal track titled “Only One”.

Featuring the legendary Paul McCartney on rhodes piano, the track is a significant departure from the thumping, ethereal “Yeezus”, instead focusing on a simple melody that Kanye carves out in auto-tune above McCartney’s soulful keys. 129 more words

808s And Heartbreak

"Only One" by Kanye West (feat. Paul McCartney)

Reasons Why I Like This Song:

1. It’s simple, just Kanye’s voice with keyboard accompaniment and some 808 flourishes at the chorus.

2. He’s singing his mother’s advice to him. 217 more words