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Howard University Students Upset About Diddy’s Commencement Speech

Who better to deliver this year’s Howard University Commencement speech than business extraordinaire and almost-alumni Sean Combs? The Revolt TV owner was recently…

Every Trend Kanye West Has Ever Started

Regardless of how you feel about his fiancee on the cover of VOGUE, Kanye West was right where he belonged. Forever marching to the tune of his own hit-making drum…

Kanye West Celebrates ‘College Dropout’ 10-Year Anniversary [Photo]

10 years ago, Kanye West released what many call the greatest album of his career: The College Dropout.  Since his explosive debut, the rapper/producer’s repetoire has…

Rockie Fresh Remembers First Hearing Kanye West’s ‘College Dropout’

Chicago’s hip-hop scene might be as bright as ever in 2014, with a wide range of fresh faces and sounds blaring from the Windy City. And a big reason for this Midwest…

Kanye West Reminisces On ‘College Dropout’ Release

Kanye West may have just shared the nicest things he’s ever said on timelines around the world to reminisce on his highly praised debut College Dropout on its 10th…

Kanye’s Blueprint: 10 Albums Directly Influenced By ‘College Dropout’

A decade ago today, we were tearing the wrapping off the brown CD with the bear mascot on the front. The much-hyped producer-turned-rapper Kanye West was stepping into…

Opinion: Kanye West’s “College Dropout” Is His Best (And Most Important) Album

When it’s all said and done, College Dropout will be the defining album of Kanye West’s catalog The party line seems to be that Kanye West has grown by leaps and…

Watch Old Footage Of Kanye West, A-Trak And G.O.O.D. Music On Tour

Kanye West’s debut album The College Dropout turns 10 next week, and already the flood of nostalgia and retrospectives has begun (our Backtracking feature will run on…