Hear Over 100 Samples Kanye West Has Used
The Wakelet includes samples from all eight of Kanye's studio albums: The College Dropout, Late Registration, Graduation, 808s & Heartbreak, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Yeezus and The Life of Pablo. Obviously, the Louis Vuitton Don has sampled a bunch of legendary artists throughout the years, from Marvin Gaye, to Luther Vandross to Aretha Franklin and many, many more.
The account's description states, "Since the start of his career, Kanye West has consistently used some of the most obscure, refreshing, and audacious samples to give his music a distinct and flavoursome feel. Some of these samples are well known, others seem completely random (see Robocop) - but they are all a testament to Kanye's incredible ear for melodies and hooks. Without further ado, step into the mind of a musical genius, and listen to what inspires him. Here's every Kanye West sample ever."
If you want to check out more Kanye West content, you can check out a separate Wakelet page containing interviews, unreleased tracks and documentaries.
In other 'Ye-related news, on Tuesday (Dec. 13), the Chicago rapper visited Trump Tower in New York City for a brief visit with President-Elect of the United States, Donald Trump. E! News reports that Trump and Kanye met to talk about “a potential role for the rapper.” A source tells the celebrity site Trump is interested in making Kanye “an ambassador of sorts” and giving Yeezy an “entrepreneurial leadership role.”
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