Though Ye’s third installment in his college themed series veers from the path a little bit (no skits, no John Legend background vocals), it cemented itself as possibly the best party album of all time. From beginning to end, this project has you jumping on your feet, screaming the lyrics, grabbing the closest cutie, and getting live with it. Helped by a sales contest with 50 Cent’s Curtis (which was no contest: West sold 957K week 1 to 50′s 691K), Graduation is West’s ultimate indulgence of excess. He defines a new style of production, combining heavy sampling with synthesized instrumentation, seemlessly bridging the gap between pop and rap. Almost immediately labeled as the “casual hip-hop fan’s” favorite album, Kanye soars to new heights with this ecclectic collection of club bangers and radio friendly jams.
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