How Kanye West’s ‘Graduation’ Changed Music | Genius News

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Cyranek : pretty wild that I'm still listening to this album

Carl : thought this was vox at first

chanelprincess : My favorite Kanye album 😫😫😫 I love flashing lights

NO THEY ARENT LOL : Synths...strings...non gangster talk...fashion...don't u get it..:revolutionary

Dang Masey : I love graduation

Levi S : People talk so much shit about me in barbershops.. they forget to get they haircut

MCPEKen Gaming : ENGLAND

KANYE WEST : when haven't I changed the game

Tamás Botrágyi : Kanye West is a living legend!❤️

Bryan Lorenzo : yep. he changed hip hop and people still hate on him just cause everybody else does. don’t follow a train on the wrong track

CFxSlowlyY : Graduation is a fuckin mastapiece

Camii : Swoozie? Lol

Sean : I Wonder is the best on the album IMO

It's all good : Everything Kanye makes is influential to the genre and culture.

Lucas Carvalho Ferreira : 957.000 sales in the first week top 1 of hot200...10 years later and Graduation still on hot 200 Kanye is unstoppable🔥🔥

nah : Definitely timeless & one of his best works. I can listen to it straight through and never get tired of hearing it.

Yung Mordo : Kanye = 🐐

I Am A God : Kanye was ahead of his time when he dropped graduation

Franio Lenart : Kanye the goat 🔥🔥🔥

Ya boy A-Cakes : Wonder is one of the most underrated songs ever

Zheltoye Isskustvo : kanye did so much for hip hop

SWISH_DNTMISS : Yall should've done 808s& heartbreaks because ppl don't know how relevant that sound/style is & being used by almost every artist today.

mayan-kade Nelson : Bruh i swear youtube stalking me, i been listening to graduation so much lately

Bootyclan 5 : Kanye = 🐐

Liu Liu : I Miss the old Kanye

Lev Levin : 4:48 aint that the awaken my love cover?

jeebs621 : Graduation was great, but I feel like 808 is where Kanye really changed his style.

Rebecca C : This album is literally a part of my childhood. One of my favorites of all time.

weekendplayground : Do a video on how Yung Lean changed the rap game

Dgnius Makileven : I loved this album

syd16packchicken : The end of the vid got me sad. Rest in paradise donda. Thanks for making the greatest man to touch this earth yet.

Yaseen Baker : Still listening to Through the Wire, Slow Jams and Overnight Celebrity daily!

Dk_0 : love him or hate him, you gotta give the man respect where it's due

Skinny Hardaway : Graduation changed the landscape of hip-hop forever. He birthed a lot of these melodic acts today. Can't Tell Me Nothing is one of the songs that describe my life in a nutshell lol.

Gregory Hale : This guy looks like Swoozie mixed with Virgil from off-white

Nicholas Friscia : Kanye West is a genius, don't @ me

Keke delisser : HANDS DOWN , Graduation is the best album 👏🏽👏🏽

Oliver Hernandez : I miss the old kanye Chop up the beats kanye.

Temple Slug : I miss the days when people took the time to learn an instrument instead of drag and dropping samples in FL studio .

Ben Deane : BLAAHH BLAHHHH BLAHHH BLAHHH BLAH THAT'S HOW THE FUCK YOU SOUND

william Taylor : Fire

Ethan S : Dropout is better...

Gfdb Ff : the life of pablo is very underrated

Aldo Leon : bro wtf this shit look like they copied vox or something

Sean Drummer : The 🐐

postshanna : Kanye is more important to hip hop than Jay Z

Abin Joes : trying to low key hint that Kanye dropped off after graduation, i see you Genius MBDTF and yeezus kill

klockWorkz92 : 2007 was an important yr in music period

Sean STROMAN : God I hate Drunk & hot girls & BARRY bonds aged terribly but other than that album is CLASSIC

سعيد الغامدي : 808's and heartbreak I think really changed the game. And kinda paved the way to bring about a lot of the artist we have today.