Kanye West releases his debut album : ‘The College Dropout’ featuring ‘Through the Wire,’ ‘Jesus Walks,’ ‘All Falls Down’ and ‘Slow Jamz’ (2004)

Kanye West’s ‘The College Dropout’ is his debut studio album released on February 10, 2004 by Roc-A-Fella Records.

Track Listing : 1.Intro [Skit](Kanye West) – 00:19 . 2.We Don’T Care (Kanye West, Miri Ben-Ari, Ross Vannelli) – 03:59 . [Sampling : “I Just Wanna Stop” By The Jimmy Castor Bunch] . 3.Graduation Day (Kanye West, John Stephens Miri Ben-Ari) – 01:22 . 4.All Falls Down (Kanye West, Lauryn Hill) – 03:43 . [Sampling : “Mystery Of Iniquity” By Lauryn Hill] . 5.I’Ll Fly Away (Albert E. Brumley) – 01:09 . 6.Spaceship (Kanye West, Tony Williams, Leonard Harris, Dexter Mills, Marvin Gaye, Gwen Gordy Fuqua, Sandra Greene) – 05:24 . [Sampling : “Distant Lover” By Marvin Gaye] . 7.Jesus Walks (Kanye West, Che Smith, Miri Ben-Ari, Curtis Lundy) – 03:13 . [Sampling : “Walk With Me” By The Arc Choir; “(Don’T Worry) If There’S A Hell Below, We’Re All Going To Go” By Curtis Mayfield] . 8.Never Let Me Down (Kanye West, Shawn Carter, James Richardson, Michael Bolton, Bruce Kulick) – 05:24 . [Sampling : “Maybe It’S The Power Of Love” By Blackjack; “Hovi Baby” By Jay-Z] . 9.Get Em High (Kanye West, Talib Kweli Greene, Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr.) – 04:49 . 10.Workout Plan [Skit] (Kanye West) – 00:46 . 11.The New Workout Plan (Kanye West, John Stephens, Bosco Kante, Sumeke Rainey, Miri Ben-Ari) – 05:22 . 12.Slow Jamz (Kanye West, Carl Mitchell, Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 05:16 . [Sampling : “A House Is Not A Home” By Luther Vandross] . 13.Breathe In Breathe Out (Kanye West, Brian “All Day” Miller) – 04:06 . [Sampling : “Precious Precious” By Jackie Moore] . 14.School Spirit [Skit 1] (Kanye West) – 01:18 . 15.School Spirit (Kanye West, Aretha Franklin) – 03:02 . [Sampling : “Spirit In The Dark” By Aretha Franklin] . 16.School Spirit [Skit 2] (Kanye West) – 00:43 . 17.Lil Jimmy [Skit] (Kanye West) – 00:53 . 18.Two Words (Kanye West, Dante Smith, Leslie Pridgen, Lou Wilson, Ric Wilson, Carlos Wilson) – 04:26 . [Sampling : “Peace & Love (Amani Na Mapenzi) – Movement Iv (Encounter)” By Mandrill; “The Rainmaker” By The 5Th Dimension] . 19.Through The Wire (Kanye West, David Foster, Tom Keane, Cynthia Weil) – 03:41 . [Sampling : “Through The Fire” By Chaka Khan] . 20.Family Business (Kanye West) – 04:38 . [Sampling : “Fonky Thang” By The Dells; “Ambitionz Az A Ridah” By 2Pac] . 21.Last Call (Kanye West, Michael Perretta Williams, Ken Lewis) – 12:40 . [Sampling : “Mr] Rockefeller” By Bette Midler; “She’S Gone To Another” By The Whatnauts]


Chris Milk

Musicians : Kanye West – Vocals . Syleena Johnson – Vocals On (4) . Glc And Consequence – Vocals On (6) . Jay-Z – Vocals On (8 – 21) . J. Ivy – Vocals On (8) . Talib Kweli And Common – Vocals On (9) . [With Twista And Jamie Foxx – Vocals On (12) . Ludacris – Vocals On (13) . Mos Def – Vocals On (18) . Freeway And The Boys Choir Of Harlem – Vocals On (18) . Deray – Vocals On (1- 5 – 14 – 16 – 17) . John Legend – Vocals On (2 – 3 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 11 – 21) . Riccarda Watkins – Vocals On (2) . Keyshia Cole – Background Vocals On (2) . Tony Williams – Vocals On (5 – 6 – 15 – 17 – 21) . Tracie Spencer – Background Vocals On (8) . Sumeke Rainey – Vocals On (9 – 11) . Candis Brown – Vocals On (10) . Brandi Kuykenvall – Vocals On (10) . Tiera Singleton – Vocals On (10) . Aisha Tyler – Vocals On (12) . Thomasina Atkins – Vocals On (20) . Linda Petty – Vocals On (20) . Beverly Mccargo – Vocals On (20) . Lavel Mena – Vocals On (20) . Thai Jones – Vocals On (20) . Kevin Shannon – Vocals On (20) . Tarey Torae – Vocals On (20)


Coodie & Chike

Production : Produced By Kanye West, Evidence On (21), Brian “All Day” Miller On (13) .

Package : Eric Duvauchelle – Art Direction, Design . Jim Morris – Art Direction, Design . Mike Godshall – Art Direction, Design . Stephanie Reynolds – Art Direction, Design . Lauri Rowe – Art Direction . Bobby Naugle – Design . Sam Hansen – Design

Video Director(s) : Coodie & Chike asterisques RVM for “Through the Wire” and “Jesus Walks” . Chris Milk asterisques RVM for “All Falls Down” and “Jesus Walks” .

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Kanye West’s ‘The College Dropout’ on RVM [Radio.Video.Music]

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