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‘The College Dropout’ Turns 13: An Oral History Of Kanye West’s Classic From An Engineer’s Perspective

Anthony Kilhoffer has collaborated with Kanye West for decades and has contributed as an engineer on every Yeezy project, including The College Dropout.


Kanye West Celebrates ‘The College Dropout’ Anniversary With Charity Auction

Kanye West’s critically-acclaimed debut album, The College Dropout turned 11 years-old yesterday (Feb 10), and to commemorate its anniversary, 'Ye decided to give back.


Kanye West Blows Out The Candles On ‘College Dropout’ Cake For Album’s 10th Anniversary

Kanye West was on cloud nine after he celebrated the 10-year anniversary of his classic debut The College Dropout on Monday (Feb. 10).


That One Night When Kanye Forced Me To Listen To ‘The College Dropout’

Kanye West's brashness wasn't born overnight. Former VIBE Editorial Director Datwon Thomas remembers the night he was held captive by Mr. West for an early…


10 Kanye West ‘Drop-Outs’

Kanye West started out in Chicago, making beats in his basement and working with local rappers until the right people took notice. Eventually, he got…


Watch: Kanye West Raps For Pharrell In Never-Before-Seen Video

In celebration of Kanye West’s The College Dropout 10th anniversary, Billboard not only gathered insight from those who worked closely on the Chicago-native’s classic album,…