Kanye West - 808's and Heartbreak Review

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This post has stuff about a previous relationship. My perspective has changed

The name sums it up

Dec 4, 2008 by <span class=“fn”>Dustin Boston </span> product

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<div class=“item”>Kanye West, 808’s and Heartbreak Album

★★★★★

I wouldn’t consider myself a big hip-hop fan. I do enjoy some forms of rap and I once owned the Miseducation of Lauren Hill album. This album is a huge glaring exception. I love this album. Kanye is real, emotional, and up front about the events in his life. It is an incredible follow-up to his Graduation album. In fact, I was actually fairly moved after a straight listen-through of the whole album.

The whole album features 80’s inspired synths, deep bass, and catchy vocal melodies. I love the stripped back simplicity of the songs&mdash;the instrumentation for each is typically very sparse. Kanye’s signature AutoTune is still prominent and though some would call it abuse, I love it.

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