Kanye West - Late Registration (2005)

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 08-18-2005, 11:04 PM         #61
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Yea yea, so I finally finished my first go though. I really can't give a number grade to this one cuz I need to speak on this.

For one, I think this album has the hottest production a hip-hop album could ever have, but at the same time I think that's one of the drawbacks. There's TOO MUCH going on in all the tracks, and it takes away from what Kanye is trying to say. I guess he chose to focus on his positives (admit it, his ryhmes are not what got him in the game today). With a lot of listens it'll probably come through, but I dunno if hip hop heads will give it that many spins to give it a chance.

As a whole, this is probably the most experimental mainstream hip hop joint since The Love Below, and because of that I can see it getting a lot of hate. Not saying Kanye went R&B on a n*gga, but almost all the songs break the traditional hip hop/rap theme, and almost give the album a movie feel. Not really a joint you can bump in the ride in the hood, but more of something you sit down and kick back to, or you cruise the freeway with.

Compared to his first joint, I think Late Registration lacks the diversity College Dropout had. Dropout had hood tracks, had introspective tracks, had crusin tracks, had club joints. I don't really hear all that on this one, but I think this is more cohesive as a result. A real ALBUM and not a CD full of singles.

All that said, it ain't perfect. Skits were more balanced this time, but way unnecessary. Ditch the skits next time Kanye. IMO he coulda kept Hey Mama in the vault. Even redoing the beat didn't make me like it. And Heard 'Em Say is a lil suspect, too soft to kick off a CD with.

After writing all that I guess I can give it a number grade after all. 4/5, but I'm feelin more like 4.5/5 but I don't wanna round up. If any album needed an instrumental LP release, it's this one.
 11 years ago '04        #62
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 Maroon_Tiger said:
smfh.........

i mean that album aint bad, but its <<<<<<<<<<< any track on late registration
not to me...this sh*t for real almost put me to sleep....and all that "It gets better after you listen to it a couple of times" is bullsh*t...his College Dropout was amazing the first time I heard it....I dident have to let it "grow on me"......
 11 years ago '04        #63
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4 mics, definitely not classic 5 mic material. It seems like Kanye put more into Common's album than his own. Will have to give it a couple more listens.
 08-18-2005, 11:06 PM         #64
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4/5 = Kanye Chedda is doing it big, Someone post the DVD in Videos;

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 11 years ago '05        #65
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COLLEGE DROPOUT >>>>> LATE REGISTRATION..

thanks.
 08-18-2005, 11:11 PM         #66
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kanye did step up his lyrics... dis album is more mellow than college dropout but still hott...
 08-18-2005, 11:11 PM         #67
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online community is unbelieveable if u played this album to anyone on the street theyd laugh and say what is this some bullsh*t a joke....

i cant believe all these 4 and 5 mics lol

fu*k this bull sh*t
 11 years ago '05        #68
Cheez 
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MortalDanger...you like Young Jeezy...and Nas is no good right?.....wow...and Persuazion Paul Wall's verse doesn't even go with that track he probably just heard the title and wrote that BS about 'sittin sidewayz with swangas swangin and being posted up with boppas in the parkin lot' ....lmfao whatta blockhead
 11 years ago '04        #69
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how the fu*k yall reviewing it so early...i mean give it a few more listens...sh*t...
 11 years ago '05        #70
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kanye= savior of hip hop right now.....dont get it twisted...........so much deeper than any other artist....real sh*t
 11 years ago '04        #71
famoussasjohn 16 heat pts16
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this cd is pure trash. wut exactly is special about it? its pure garbage kanyes writers didnt do a good job this time so fu*k this cd and fu*k all the kanye c*ck lovers
 11 years ago '04        #72
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hot album, 4.5
 11 years ago '05        #73
CO Butta 4 heat pts
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what people dont get is that this is not an album for the streets.....this is an album for life.....get your mind of k!llin, gats, and slingin' for a while....and appreciate life....dumb bi*ches
 11 years ago '05        #74
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the reason why i give this album 5 mics is because its not the same fu*k ur girl i got paper type of music not sayin that the street sh*t is bad but its nice to listen to somethin different every now and then and i agree wit my man above me ^^^^^^^^


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 08-18-2005, 11:16 PM         #75
AL Producer 
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true^^^......forget about jeezy for a while and think about real music
 11 years ago '05        #76
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 CO Butta said:
kanye= savior of hip hop right now.....dont get it twisted...........so much deeper than any other artist....real sh*t


everyone swears that kanye is SO NICE AT FLOWIN..

naw man.. he really ain't that nice.. he needs to stick wit beats

i ain't hatin on him he can flow but... he ai'nt that nice man..

deeper than any other artist? so he's deeper than beanz??.. come on now....
 11 years ago '04        #77
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this sh*t is fu*king sick, sh*ttin on college dropout, lyrically and musically. Crack Music, man i didn't know something with Game on it could sound so good. Those drums is sick. 5 M-F'ING MICS!!!
 11 years ago '04        #78
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 famoussasjohn said:
this cd is pure trash. wut exactly is special about it? its pure garbage kanyes writers didnt do a good job this time so fu*k this cd and fu*k all the kanye c*ck lovers
someones having their period today
 11 years ago '04        #79
dont_mention_it 36 heat pts36
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Game can't rap anymore, i was expecting a verse,
I'am really feeling that Late song right now
 11 years ago '04        #80
ClokWoRk ORaNge 
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yo this cd is fire. plain and simple.

kanye did some underground, crazy type sh*t with this.. this sh*t aint even radio friendly, yet its mellow as fu*k...
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