Breathe In Breathe Out: Respiration Inspiration

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Breathe In Breathe Out: Respiration Inspiration

Tuesday, 12 March

Alright everyone, we know what you're thinking: "Why even bother with Breathe In Breathe Out? It's the worst song in Kanye's discography!" Well, we're here to help you appreciate it a little more. Despite its problems, Kanye actually pulls off one of the most impressive feats of his career by interpolating one of Black Star's most famous songs, Respiration. We'll show how Kanye's ironic twist on this classic track signals a turning point in The College Dropout's narrative.

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