Kanye West ft. Beyoncé & Charlie Wilson - See Me Now

Posted 6 years ago
Kanye West, No I.D., Lex Luger
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Now that Drake mania’s fizzled out, Kanye West’s taken over as the rapper most likely to make the internet explode every time he releases a new song. With hip-hop nation still buzzing about his lead single Power (Power remix with Jay-Z dropping Friday, by the way), Yeezy jumped on the radio with Angie Martinez this afternoon and premiered See Me Now, a complexly produced record that didn’t make the cut for his forthcoming, incredibly anticipated “not titled Good Ass Job, maybe titled Dark Twisted Fantasy” album. Did I mention it’s complexly produced? In addition to Ye himself, mentor No I.D. and Lex Luger also put in work to craft the bouncing, vocal-sample heavy beat. Three producers? Why not two singers? Beyoncé handles the bridge and Uncle Charlie Wilson laces the hook, setting a smooth stage for Kanye to drop swag rhyme after swag rhyme. On a purely lyrical level it’s not the man’s best work – is there even one truly memorable line? - but even his throwaway joints should set off an avalanche of discussion in three…two…one…

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