ok so 3 days ago i randomly decided to challenge myself to only listen to all of Kanye’s albums until i finish them and see how it would affect me.
so here’s my conclusion. i’ll try keeping this short, but 1) i didn’t realize Ye was a gemini and ive been having an intense gemini season. & 2) i totally didn’t intend to end this all on his birthday. Yeezus works in mysterious ways. i think Kanye is a true artist, and i’m only focusing on his music, when we all know he is a multi media artist as well. he’s one that never sacrificed his true self for his art, and that’s respectable. i think anyone who says they don’t like kanye’s music doesn’t realize that they most likely love something he was a part of, he produced some of the hardest songs in the early 2000s, stand up by Ludacris & you don’t know my name by Alicia Keys come first to mind for me. or everyone knows the words to American Boy by Estelle. SO here’s my final results. honestly, it has lifted my spirits. his confidence is contagious, & that’s just through his music. he also is a BPD king and doesn’t hide it. the album art work to Ye (2018) literally says “i hate being bipolar, it’s awesome”. and he doesn’t hide his dark self and his light self. his music is very era-centric, which means it takes u back to the year it was made. all the features are artists who were prominent in that year and years that followed. there were so many songs i forgot i really fucked with and ones i slept on. there’s people who only like his “prime” early era albums, and my top 3 albums were in that era. but honorary mentions that i really enjoy are Yeezus & Jesus is king. i respect anyone who can be as versatile and open about themself, because i can relate. we aren’t perfect, but we can strive to be better versions of ourselves. he’s invited us into his struggles and his mind, on his good days and bad days. if you need an ego booster, please do the kanye challenge. i feel unstoppable low key hahaha. so my current top 3 after all this?
1. college dropout
2. late registration
3. 808s and heartbreaks
it’s hard to limit to top 3, i honestly enjoy all his albums. thanks for letting me share this with y’all.