Roses by Kanye West
Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West
Roses is one of the most cherished Kanye West songs—it's also one of the more complicated tracks from Late Registration. It's a song that feels optimistic and uplifting and downtrodden and dour all at the same time. On today's episode, Chris and Travis try to navigate those troubling waters as they break down the song's key samples and interpolations and fit Roses into the album's larger narrative.
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