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Re: General Music talk
« Reply #360 on: October 29, 2019, 03:01:34 PM »
Getting ready for more of those Ghosts. So close to being blessed again.

About to be blessed once more on Saturday night/Sunday morning.

Kanye is a God. Yandhi is too big to fail.

Wow, didn't realize this was also the 27th last year, though I guess that makes sense, it would have been a Thursday. Still a God, still too big to fail. Release the album, or the rumored film. Praise be to the most high. Jesus Is King.

On Sunday, He will rise. Bless us, Ye.

Take your time, Kanye!

I think it's actually going to happen this time!

Not worth the build-up ;)

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Re: General Music talk
« Reply #361 on: October 29, 2019, 03:19:47 PM »
It's weak. I am getting ridiculed by white evangelicals for not gushing over Kanye's conversion. Makes me think of the King of the Hill episode about Christian Rock.

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Re: General Music talk
« Reply #362 on: October 29, 2019, 03:23:35 PM »
It's weak. I am getting ridiculed by white evangelicals for not gushing over Kanye's conversion. Makes me think of the King of the Hill episode about Christian Rock.

lmao. yeah, there's just no depth, think ye can only think deeply about himself.

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Re: General Music talk
« Reply #363 on: October 29, 2019, 06:45:12 PM »
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Re: General Music talk
« Reply #364 on: October 29, 2019, 08:22:35 PM »
This album is not Kanye's best, but that's a high bar set, think it's still largely very good. Between this and Chance though, seems FLY'm off base on Chicago artists this year (Chief Keef and Lil Durk both have some fantastic projects thus far) when compared to critical opinion. But I didn't come to it for Christian themes, and largely find those to be the weakest parts. The strongest songs and moments come from when Kanye is placing himself within that conversation, felt like ye functioned similarly. Either way, still (unofficially) the album of the year in the sense that, officially, it seems unlikely there's actually an album better than Charli, unless I take a harder turn on A Death Race For Love by the end of the year, so officially this is the third best album of the year..

Bonus Kanye "Power" Rankings:

1. MBDTF
2. Y

Tier Break

3. TCD
4. y
5. TLOP

Tier Break

6. JIK
7. LR
8. G

Tier Break

9. 8&H

Depends on the day if I put My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy above Yeezus though.

EDIT: A number of Kanye's earlier songs do have multiple writing credits, haven't looked at the lines for this one, but I feel like if the lyrics took a step back, which I will concede slightly but not to the extent chatter I've heard seems to indicate, it may be because he's taken a more central role to the writing here. Feel like, musically, the beats on this album are largely fantastic, and his lyricism is still there. Also, I wouldn't say being clever is gone, we're only a little over a year removed from the last two bars on "I Love It" which are, undeniably, the shit.
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Re: General Music talk
« Reply #365 on: October 30, 2019, 08:40:16 AM »
I'll throw my rankings in there.

1. Yeezus
2. 808's and Heartbreak
3. Late Registration
4. The College Dropout
5. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
6. The Life of Pablo
7. Graduation
8. ye
9. Jesus is King

I need to relisten to Late Registration, The College Dropout and Graduation - it has been a long time.