Ye vs. the People - Kanye West

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Ye vs. the People - Kanye West

Tuesday, 1 May

For the first time, Chris and Travis have a Kanye West song that exists outside any album narrative. However, Ye vs. the People fits PERFECTLY into the Kanye West narrative on a broader scale, as he's now once again controlling the conversation, challenging conventional thought and shifting the zeitgeist. But is that good or bad? Is there a danger and naïveté to Kanye's rhetoric? Or should we think more constructively about Kanye's core message and reconsider how we talk about politics? Only time will tell. But for now, we've got Ye vs. the People. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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