Kanye West's Bad Reputation

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When I ask someone if they like Kanye West music? They respond he’s an “asshole”. They don’t even bother to listen to his music. Kanye gets a bad reputation for being outspoken. I’m here to tell you that should give him a chance and let his music convince you that he’s the greatest of all time. Although his name gives him a bad reputation, due to his controversial actions, Kanye should be heard around the world with an open smile. Kanye West makes a great music. Now let’s talk about his controversial antics. One of my favorite reasons is because Kanye is controversial. He says what he wants when he wants. During the TV special for Hurricane Katrina it was found out that he went off script. During the live TV fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina …show more content…
His parents divorced at a young age. Kanye and his mom moved to Chicago when he was just three years old. When he was in the fifth grade he moved to china with his mom for one year. As he grew up he graduated from Polaris High School and completed one year at Chicago State University. After he dropout of college, he fully committed to pursue music. He dropped out moved to New York to be more in the music scene. He caught a break when Jay-Z hired him for his beats. As Jay-Z mention him in a song “Kanyeezy you did it again, you a genius nigga” that got him major credit to being one of the best producers in the music game. As he kept selling beats, he wanted to be more than a producer, so he started to shop his demo. When he was shopping his demo he had two interested partners’ Capital Records and Roc-A-Fella Records which was run by Jay-Z and Damon Dash. He was going to sign a deal with Capital Records but the deal fell apart. Once the deal fell apart he was able to snag a deal Roc-A-Fella Records. When he got sign he was able to record The College …show more content…
It was his first album and he used a different style of rapping, as he states in Family Business “a creative wat to rhyme without using knives and guns” this was start of being a diverse rapper. Another song from the album that we can relate to is “All Falls Down” he says “Man I promise, she 's so self-conscious. She has no idea what she 's doing in college. That major that she majored in don 't make no money, But she won 't drop out, her parents will look at her funny Now, tell me that ain 't insecure. The concept of school seems so secure. Sophomore three years aint picked a career. She like fuck it, I 'll just stay down here and do hair.” That verse made it clear that he knows people that are college and are still undecided on their majors. The next major song on the album was Jesus Walks. In this song he talks about god. He clearly states that radio doesn’t want to play his because he raps about god. The Lyrics were so here go my single dog radio needs this, they said you can rap about anything except for Jesus. That means guns, sex, lies, video tape, but if I talk about God my record won 't get played. Huh?” This is a good example on how he will rap about what he wants. One of the biggest songs that he release in The College Dropout was Through the Wire. He was able to record this song with his jaw swollen and stitch up. The Following year he releases Late Registration. He kept going with the college theme. Late

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