- Summary: The Grammy-winner returns with a highly-anticpated follow-up to 'The College Dropout,' marking the second installment in a planned four-part series of albums. Jon Brion co-produced, and Brandy, Common, Nas, The Game, Jamie Foxx and Maroon 5's Adam Levine guest.
- Record Label: Roc-A-Fella
- Genre(s): Rap
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Jan 3, 2011Each of these songs offers more exquisite details than I could earmark in twice this space, many of them literary, which the English prof's dropout son rightly claims as his calling. But secret brilliance is more likely to emerge from the sops to his hip-hop base.
VibeThere are still too many touchy-feely songs. [Oct 2005, p.161]
Oct 17, 2011Wake up Mr. West cause you gave a an incredible album to enjoy for days to come. The amount of effort that was put into this album shines inWake up Mr. West cause you gave a an incredible album to enjoy for days to come. The amount of effort that was put into this album shines in the best tracks of the LP.
Heard 'Em Say (Feat. Adam Levine)
Gold Digger (Feat. Jamie Foxx)
Drive Slow (Feat. Paul Wall & GLC)
We Major (Feat Nas & Really Doe)
Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Feat Jay-Z)
And all the Skits.… Expand
AlbertPSep 21, 2005Finally I can hear hip hop with style. Yeah for 'Ye
davetAug 28, 2005Best hip-hop album of the year, right next to Common's BE. Chicago is on FIRE!! Best songs are Hey Mama and Heard 'em Say.
Anon-ymousMar 19, 2006This albums non hits are not really that good but the hits are superb. I would recommend this to friends (if I had any) !
ByronMAug 28, 2005Well if 10=100. Well I have to give this album a 9 which is a 90 on metacritic which is still AMAZING for an hip-hop album out now. This Well if 10=100. Well I have to give this album a 9 which is a 90 on metacritic which is still AMAZING for an hip-hop album out now. This album is AMAZING. I think its slightly better than The College Dropout. His lyrical content has gotten a lot better and I think he uses his samples better with this album. I do agree though by next week...the album will probably drop to like an 88 but like I said...still AMAZING for an hip-hop album. Kanye is a legend in the making.… Expand
LeifSJan 8, 2006I am not a big fan of rap music, but i do like this album. I have a lot of respect for Kanye West. This album does not beat college dropout, I am not a big fan of rap music, but i do like this album. I have a lot of respect for Kanye West. This album does not beat college dropout, but it is very close.… Expand
BradyDAug 31, 2005weak corny rap. the fact that this trendy crap is considered rap album of the year makes me sick. ya'll ain't lookin in the right weak corny rap. the fact that this trendy crap is considered rap album of the year makes me sick. ya'll ain't lookin in the right place. peep edan, one be lo, or dangerdoom for best album. peace… Expand
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