Coldest Winter by Kanye West
Watching the Throne: A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West
Tuesday, 3 August
Not a single song on 808s & Heartbreak appears to be about Kanye's mother. So...why does Coldest Winter feel so heavily focused on her? The key to answering this question is to unlock the album narrative of 808s & Heartbreak. In this episode, we cycle back through the album and go line by line through its final track to make sense of Kanye's art-pop achievement.
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