Heartless by Kanye West

Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

By New School Critics

Heartless by Kanye West

Wednesday, 7 July

Have you heard the coldest story ever told? You probably have. Because Heartless is one of Kanye's biggest hits. But...do you know the actual meaning behind the song? And how the lyrics and production signal the birth of Yeezus?? Yup, we're going there. Chris and Travis have some theories about Heartless and how it fits into the 808s & Heartbreak narrative—so strap in. If you'd like to support the show (and hear this episode ad-free), then join our Patreon community: https://www.patreon.com/KanyePodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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