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Violent Crimes

“Violent Crimes” by Kanye West

The first couple of passages of “Violent Crimes”, i.e. its intro and chorus, leave something to be desired in terms of understandability. But such challenges are to be expected considering that this song comes from an...

30 Hours

“30 Hours” by Kanye West

“30 Hours” is not the easiest Kanye West song to make concise sense of. For instance, he more or less rambles for about three minutes during the outro. But the interpretative consensus is that this piece is...


“Runaway” by Kanye West (ft. Pusha T)

As stated by Kanye West, Runaway is supposed to be a song where many of the lyrics have a double meaning, pointing to both romance yet simultaneously his well-documented and often controversial dealings with the media.  This...