Which Kanye West album is better: 'The College Dropout' or 'Late Registration'? | The Tylt
Fans are celebrating the 12th anniversary of Kanye West's "Late Registration." The album was Kanye's first to debut atop the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, and his popularity was at an all-time high. Others argue "College Dropout" is a better album, and many regard the LP not only as Kanye's breakthrough, but his most iconic. With a string of hit albums under his belt, some will forever love the original Kanye LP. What do you think? 🎤
Which Kanye West album is better: 'The College Dropout' or 'Late Registration'?
"All Falls Down" is Kanye's most signature hit about his struggles with consumerism. The song peaked within the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and helped put "The College Dropout" on the map.
Below are some notable lyrics to the smash, per Genius.
🎶 Man, I promise, she's so self-conscious. She has no idea what she doin' in college. That major that she majored in don't make no money. But she won't drop out, her parents'll look at her funny. Now, tell me that ain't insecurr. The concept of school seems so securr. Sophomore, three yurrs, ain't picked a carurr. She like, "Fuck it, I'll just stay down hurr and do hair."🎶
Check out the music video below.
"The College Dropout" debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, and received nearly universal acclaim. The album is multi-platinum and produced five commercially-successful hits. "The College Dropout" also won Best Rap Album at the Grammys in 2005.
Listen to Kanye's breakout debut LP "The College Dropout" below via Spotify.
"Gold Digger" was one of Kanye's first #1 pop hits, after "Slow Jamz" with Twista and Jamie Foxx. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 as the second single off of "Late Registration."
Below are some notable lyrics to the hit featuring Jamie Foxx, per Genius.
🎶 (She give me money) Now, I ain't sayin' she a gold digger. (When I'm in need) But she ain't messin' with no broke ni***s🎶
Watch the music video below.
"Late Registration" topped the Billboard 200, and built on to the foundation set by "The College Dropout." His second album also talked about Kanye's personal struggles and political themes.
Many fans are celebrating the 12th anniversary of "Late Registration," which only built on Kanye's success as a rap God (now someone get us a damned croissant). Some argue he took it to the next level with the sophomore LP.
Listen to the iconic "Late Registration" below via Spotify.
Some fans still regard "The College Dropout" as Kanye's most memorable album.
But others argue that "Late Registration" is even better than "The College Dropout."
I loved College Dropout, but Late Registration made me love Kanye. 5:20 mark on "We Major" solidified it. Cant believe that album is 12 2day— Daniel Dudley (@DDisBORED) August 30, 2017
Listening to Kanye College Dropout album front to back will automatically make your day better— Regular Civilian (@PatBanahan) August 29, 2017