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“Jesus Walks” With Kanye And Me

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Ten years ago today, Kanye released "Jesus Walks," the first single from <em>The College Dropout</em>.

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On Its 10 Year Anniversary: How Kanye’s ‘The College Dropout’ Influenced A Generation

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February 10, 2004 wasn’t supposed to be that much different than the ninth, that much more noteworthy than the 11th.

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Freshmen Orientation: How Kanye’s ‘The College Dropout’ Influenced A Generation

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Ten years later, Chicago rappers speak on the impact and influence of Kanye's debut album.

THE COLLEGE DROPOUT

Chance The Rapper Covers Kanye’s “All Falls Down” Live In Paris

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Opinion 1: Acid Rap is, to this point, the best project of 2013.

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This Ad Was Hand-Designed By Kanye West

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Here's a hand-designed promo poster for Kanye's College Dropout, taken from that period in 2004 before he bought his spaceship and flew past the sky.

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“Feel Like God Wrote This, I’m Just Here To Quote This…”

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"I don't know if you noticed, them accident pictures was bogus.

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No I.D. Confirms Kanye’s New Solo Album Is On The Way

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August 7 will be the cruelest day of this already draconian summer.

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A Song For You: 10 Classic Tracks With Aretha Franklin Samples

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Even with all the convenience the digital age has brought to the fan's music consumption diet, chalking up the days of producers digging for infectious samples and thumbing through an album booklet to check out the credits as a relic of yesterday is a harsh reality to face.

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The 30 Day Song Challenge: Day 24 – A Song That You Want Played At Your Funeral

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=192887"> It's an undeniably morbid thought to consider the exact song I want played at my funeral. I'm 21 and a college junior, so I don't think I'll be kicking the bucket any time soon (knocks hard on wood desk). However, with the inevitable occasion in mind, there's only one track that I want blaring right before the priest reads my last rights: Kanye West's "Last Call." The concluding track from the Louis Vuitton Don's <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/the-college-dropout">debut</a> not only embodies a funeral in name (the metaphorical "last call"), but also represents the never-say-never attitude that I hope will propel me to a successful career and life.

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Video: Footage of Kanye West & Rhymefest Making “Jesus Walks”

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<a href="http://theboxhouston.com/videos/thechile/rare-footage-shows-kanye-west-with-rhymefest-making-jesus-walks-2/"> Artistry is derived from it's vessel's drive. Much more than some social media status or community college course requirement, artistry is the passion to see a vision through from spark to flame and the will to conquer any and all adversaries that try to stop you along the way. At one point or another during their lives, most people attempt to be artists, yet their engines lack the horsepower to allow their goals to see the beautiful light of day. Simply put, some people have what it takes while others don't. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kanye-west">Kanye West</a>, one artist with a God-given stage name, has always known he's been in possession of that "it" factor.

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Kanye’s Amsterdam Revival

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/07/video-kanye-west-live-in-amstredam-full-set"> "So I don't listen to the suits behind the desk no more...You can't say s#@t to Kanye West no more, I just rocked Amsterdam when I was out on tour." Emerging from the depths of 2004, here's a video of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kanye-west">Kanye's</a> full set at an Amsterdam show.

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“Timeless Education…”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/kanye-west">Kanye West</a> can be <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/09/video-kanye-west-upstages-taylor-swift-at-mtv-vmas">an asshole</a> at times.

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“That’s Family Business…”

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As of yesterday, I've officially been a resident of the DC area for slightly over a month and a half.

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Kanye West Feat. Consequence & GLC – “Spaceship” Video

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First <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/05/kanye-west-feat-mos-def-freeway-two-words-video">"Two Words."</a> Now this.

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“Plus I Got A Whole City To Hold Down…”

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Five long years later and this song ignites mega goosebumps like the first time you've heard it on the original leaked College Dropout.

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The Patch…

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I consider myself quite ingenious, but there's no way I can create this type of tomfoolery.


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