"Performing live is the reason why we make music," Kanye West said in the announcement for his Touch the Sky Tour. "I think about how audiences are going to respond to hooks and intros and certain lines when I'm in the studio recording.
Kanye West's 2003 single "Through the Wire," widely considered one of the finest debuts in rap history, tells the story of Kanye's recovery in the hospital following a harrowing automobile accident that left him with a broken jaw.
Kanye West unleashed College Dropout in 2004 - the album, a hip-hop staple, was a satire of the American education system and I was just 13 years old. Frankly, I’m not entirely sure how I even knew of the album.
Despite the fortuitous shift in the music industry, the status of Jay Z and Kanye West remains unblemished. For over a decade, Hov and Ye anchored the remaining bits of Roc-A-Fella by extinguishing rays of doubts with timeless material.
Kanye West's seminal debut, The College Dropout, turns 10 today, and while 'Ye had been silent on the matter leading up to the anniversary, there was no way we were gonna get though today without the outspoken rapper saying something.