Get Em High: Then Even Higher

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Get Em High: Then Even Higher

Friday, 25 January

Now we ain't ever tell you to put down your phone—queue us up! Because we've got another extensive breakdown of a Kanye West song, this time for the legendary Get Em High. Chris and Travis cover it all, from Kanye's first instance of conflating romance with fame, to Talib Kweli's disguised advice to a young Kanye, to Common's gargantuan (and slightly confusing (and purposely off-rhythm??)) verse. Take a puff, because episode is gonna get you high af.

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