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Kanye West - Graduation
Graduation is the third studio album by American rapper and producer Kanye West, released on September 11, 2007, through Def Jam Recordings and Roc-A-Fella Records. Recording sessions took place between 2005 and 2007 at several studios in New York and Los Angeles. It was primarily produced by West himself, with contributions from various other producers, including Timbaland, Mike Dean, DJ Toomp, Jon Brion, and Eric Hudson. The album also features guest appearances from recording artists such as T-Pain, Lil Wayne, Mos Def, Dwele, Chris Martin, and John Mayer.
Graduation marked a departure from the ornate, soul-based sound of West's previous releases as he musically progressed to more anthemic compositions. West incorporated layered synthesizers and dabbled with electronic music and altering his approach to rapping. He conveys an ambivalent outlook on his newfound fame and media scrutiny alongside providing inspirational messages of triumph directed at listeners. The album prematurely concludes the education theme of West's first two studio albums, The College Dropout (2004) and Late Registration (2005), as his aborted "Good Ass Job" album would have concluded the concept album's themes as a tetralogy, rather than a trilogy.
Graduation debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, selling over 957,000 copies in the first week of sales. It has since sold over 5 million copies in the United States and been certified quintuple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Five accompanying singles were released, including the international hits "Stronger", "Good Life", and "Homecoming", with the former of the three topping the US Billboard Hot 100. The album received widely positive reviews from critics, with several of them praising the production, and earned West his third Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, as well as his third nomination for Album of the Year. It was named as one of the best albums of 2007 by multiple publications, including Rolling Stone, while also listed among numerous decade-end lists and later named to the lists of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Good Life (feat. T-Pain)
Can't Tell Me Nothing
Barry Bonds (feat. Lil Wayne)
Drunk and Hot Girls (feat. Mos Def)
Flashing Lights (feat. Dwele)
Everything I Am (feat. DJ Premier)
Homecoming (feat. Chris Martin)
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