Watching The Throne | Homecoming: I Still Love H.E.R.
A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West
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Watching The Throne is an in-depth-yet-entertaining dive into the lyrics and narrative artistry of Kanye West's music. Hosts Travis and Chris go track by track through Ye's discography, revealing the narrative and poetic techniques he uses, tracking his growth as a storyteller, and illuminating the narratives behind his albums.
For Kanye fans, this might be the Ye-centric lyrical discussion you've been waiting for. For musicians and writers, this is practical insight into how one of the best storytellers in music history does what he does. Plus, there is a news show about Kanye, Kim, North, Saint, and Jay-Z. We look at the top 5 posts from Reddit's Kanye community, r/Kanye. And discuss other relevant Ye topics. And there's the interview series, My StorYe, where Travis and Chris interview people about their relationship with Kanye West.
Throughout the course of 'Graduation', Kanye West moves on from Chicago to conquer the world, to live the celebrity life—but did it all come at a cost? As Kanye returns to Chicago at the end of the album, he closes out this coming-of-age tale by reliving old memories while grappling with how his relationship with the city may never be the same.
In this episode of Watching The Throne, Chris and Travis go line by line through 'Homecoming' and explore the bittersweet ode Kanye wrote to his beloved city.
Homecoming: I Still Love H.E.R.
Throughout the course of Graduation, Kanye West moves on from Chicago to conquer the world, to live the celebrity life—but did it all come at a cost? As Kanye returns to Chicago at the end of the album... (91 minutes)