Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West
Paranoid by Kanye West
Monday, 12 July
New Order, Depeche Mode, Talking Heads...Kanye West? There are lots of great new wave artists out there, and Kanye became the most unlikely of additions back in 2008 with Paranoid. But, as it turns out, one of his most upbeat tracks is filled with tragic irony. In this episode, Chris and Travis break down the song to show how its counterfeit exterior fits into the sad storyline of 808s & Heartbreak.
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