Kanye West's Transformation Into Sainthood

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Kanye West's Transformation Into Sainthood

Friday, 26 April

Many people believe Saint Pablo to be the most important song of Kanye West's career—but this ascension into sainthood doesn't occur without Fade. On this bonus episode, we break down how the cavalcade of samples Kanye uses on Fade are part of the grander narrative on The Life of Pablo.

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