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Kanye West - The Life Of Pablo
Features: Rhianna, Young Thug, Kid Cudi, Chance The Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, etc.
Best Features: Kid Cudi, Chance The Rapper, Kendrick Lamar, Ty Dolla $ign, ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
Favorite Tracks: Ultralight Beam, Famous, Feedback, FML, Real Friends, Wolves, 30 Hours, No More Parties In LA, Facts, Waves.
Least Favorites: Pt. 2, Highlights
Final Thoughts: The three year anniversary of The Life Of Pablo is here! This is easily one of Kanye’s most unique projects for mainly the rollout of the release for this album. It was originally put out in February of 2016, but over the course of that year Kanye continued to adjust and add to the project. From fixing songs like “Wolves” to adding songs like “Saint Pablo,” it was an interesting release to say the least. The final version of the album is definitely worth it though, the mixing and the songs themselves have all be finalized to perfection. The album features a lot of different tones from themes of religion and family, to one’s about fame and fear. The album kicks off with “Ultralight Beam” easily one of my favorite Kanye songs period. The gospel influence of the song is fantastic, Kanye and Chance The Rapper’s performances are downright beautiful and full of passion. The emotion they convey is heartfelt, and is a good tone setter for the album. After this cut is, “Father Stretch My Hands Pt. 1” where we get one of the best beat drops I’ve heard this decade. From the singing at the start, to the Metro Boomin tag, and finally Kid Cudi’s hook is all great! But, um, then Kanye comes in with this awkward auto tune singing, then we get the line about “fucking a model who bleached her asshole, and getting bleach on his tee shirt. And then he feels like an asshole.” Yeah this ruins the song, and this is just a taster to this rollercoaster of an album. From here on out, the album will spin into-