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Kanye West and Kid Cudi drop their 'Kids See Ghosts' album — listen

Kanye West has been putting in a lot of work in Wyoming. He released his joint project with Kid Cudi called "Kids See Ghosts."

6.8.2018

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"Feel the Love" has Kid Cudi shouting the phrase before Pusha-T maintains his status as a crushing lyricist. Kanye West shouts "Where the chorus" at Cudi. 

 

"Fire" is definitely more Cudi the song has a psychedelic feel with a guitar loop but then that beat comes through. 

 

"4th Dimension" has a Louis Prima snippet that defines the song. Another Kanye-calling card, his impeccable ability to put in a throwback. West loves to let the audience hear the sample before he chops it up. 



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Don't like bein' questioned and don't like bein' less/Than any a competition in any of my professions/ So I gotta guess then, I gotta stay the best man/What else you expect from, uh, Mr. West man.

Kanye West
Kids See Ghosts

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Kids See Ghosts


"Freeee (Ghost Town Pt.2)" this is definitely the follow-up to Ye's "Ghost Town" the song has the same eerie feel, but this one has more muscle to it. 

 

"Reborn" starts pretty simple with Cudi singing over clanking piano. This is the longest song and feels like the biggest statement Cudi is making. This song shows how dynamic West and Cudi are together. They serve as perfect foils to each other's style.

 

"Kids See Ghosts" the title track has the phrase repeating itself in the chorus. Despite being the title track. Cudi's dark vocals before West spits his verses. The 41-year-old really goes into his lyrics on this one, and raps, "Don't like bein' questioned and don't like bein' less/Than any a competition in any of my professions/ So I gotta guess then, I gotta stay the best man/What else you expect from, uh, Mr. West man."

 

"Cudi Montage" gives us another perfect sample moment. They took an acoustic Kurt Cobain demo called "Burn The Rain" from 2015's Montage of Heck soundtrack and turned into a montage of Cudi.