Listen to Kanye's Audible Sampling History
on 23 August 2014
Love it or leave it, Kanye West's music is undeniably captivating and influential. The artist's talent for sampling obscure and well-known artists alike is something of a calling card for his production work. Now the expansive catalogue of his samples along with the resulting track are brought together in a listenable history of each of West's solo albums. Sometimes pulling just a few notes and other times lifting full bridges, West has largely made a career from seeing opportunities in existing music and remaking it into something wholly unique—and listening to the originals only solidifies this talent.