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This is an in-depth-yet-entertaining dive into the lyrics and narrative artistry of Kanye West's music. We go track by track through Ye's discography, revealing the narrative and poetic techniques he uses, tracking his growth as a storyteller, and illuminating the narratives behind each of his albums.

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West W!ZARD Studios

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This is an in-depth-yet-entertaining dive into the lyrics and narrative artistry of Kanye West's music. We go track by track through Ye's discography, revealing the narrative and poetic techniques he uses, tracking his growth as a storyteller, and illuminating the narratives behind each of his albums.

    Good Morning by Kanye West

    Good Morning by Kanye West

    The rulers are back! And no, we're not talking about Ye and Jay—we're talking about the dynamic duo, Chris and Travis. Today, they go deep on one of Kanye's most beloved songs: Good Morning. In this episode, they break down every line from Graduation's opening track. From how the song sets up the narrative on Graduation to the soaring Elton John sample to the ghost of Jay Z that looms over it all.
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    • 1 u. 48 min.
    SPECIAL: The World Famous Tony Williams

    SPECIAL: The World Famous Tony Williams

    Chris talks with Kanye's cousin and frequent collaborator The World Famous Tony Williams about Tony's newest song, Everybody Knows. Learn all about Tony's newest re-lease, co-starring Wale, and the music that's going to release in 2021.
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    • 25 min.
    Graduation by Kanye West

    Graduation by Kanye West

    Many people believe The College Dropout and Late Registration to be the greatest one-two-punch start ever to a musical career. But Chris and Travis are here to argue that Kanye's third album, Graduation, has just as much to offer. In this episode, the Watching the Throne duo discusses what they're most excited about for their upcoming season on Graduation.
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    • 43 min.
    Late Registration: Reflections and Song Rankings

    Late Registration: Reflections and Song Rankings

    Today, Chris and Travis complete their second journey through Kanye's sophomore album, Late Registration. In this episode, they reflect on what they've learned and how the album fits into Kanye's grand narrative. Then they rank every single song from the album to close out the season.
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    • 1 u. 32 min.
    Gone by Kanye West

    Gone by Kanye West

    Late Registration 2.0 is coming to a close for the Watching the Throne crew. And, fittingly, it all ends with Gone. Chris and Travis take on this mammoth song in this mammoth episode, in which they break down a multitude of samples and interpolations—and reflect on the long, arduous journey Kanye West went on with his second album.
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    • 2 uur 5 min.
    Celebration by Kanye West

    Celebration by Kanye West

    Every day is a celebration when you're dissecting Kanye lyrics! At least that's how Chris and Travis feel. Today, they're discussing the penultimate track on Late Registration, which rounds out Kanye's journey into stardom before the epic finale that is Gone.
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    • 1 u. 7 min.

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