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''The College Dropout'' is the debut album of American hip hop artist Kanye West, released February 10, 2004 on Roc-A-Fella Records. It was recorded over a period of four years, beginning in 1999. Prior to the album's release, West had worked on rapper Jay-Z's ''The Blueprint'' (2001), which showcased his melodic and soulful style of hip hop production. Produced entirely by West, ''The College Dropout'' features musical contributions from Jay-Z, John Legend, Ervin "EP" Pope, Miri Ben-Ari, Syleena Johnson, and Ken Lewis. Discarding the then-dominant gangster persona in hip hop, West's lyrics on the album concern themes of family, religion, self-consciousness, materialism, and personal struggles.

The album debuted at number two on the U.S. ''Billboard'' 200 chart, selling 441,000 copies in its first week. It was a massive commercial success, producing five singles that achieved chart success. Upon its release, ''The College Dropout'' received general acclaim from most music critics and earned West several accolades, including a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album at the 47th Grammy Awards. It is West's best-selling album in the United States, with domestic sales of over 3.5 million copies and worldwide sales of over four million copies. ''Rolling Stone'' named it the tenth-best album of the 2000s decade.

The College Dropout (Parental Advisory)
Label: Roc-A-Fella
Release Date: 2004-02-10
Duration: 76:14

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1Intro 00:21
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2We Don't Care 3:59
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3Graduation Day 1:21
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4All Falls Down 3:43
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5I'll Fly Away 1:09
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6Spaceship 5:24
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7Jesus Walks 3:13
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8Never Let Me Down 5:24
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9Get Em High 4:49
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10Workout Plan 0:46
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11The New Workout Plan 5:22
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12Slow Jamz 5:16
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13Breathe In Breathe Out 4:06
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14School Spirit Skit 1 1:18
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15School Spirit 3:02
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16School Spirit Skit 2 0:43
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17Li'l Jimmy Skit 0:53
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18Two Words 4:26
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19Through The Wire 3:41
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20Family Business 4:38
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21Last Call 12:40
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