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Kanye West Celebrates 10th Anniversary of The College Dropout on Twitter | The College Dropout, Kanye West

UpdatePosted 02/10/2014 08:45PM

Kanye West Celebrates 10th Anniversary of The College Dropout on Twitter

Originally posted 02/10/2014 03:00PM

Don't call it a rant.

Monday afternoon, on the 10th anniversary of the release of his acclaimed debut, The College Dropout, Kanye West took to Twitter with a lengthy celebration of the occasion: "10 years later I am still that same kid from Chicago," he posted. "Still dreaming out loud, still banging on the door."

Featuring hit singles "Through the Wire", "All Falls Down" and "Jesus Walks",The College Dropout emerged as a landmark in hip-hop history. Now a decade later, West pointedly thanked his fans for fueling his journey from Chicago State University dropout to Yeezus.

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Jamie Foxx, Kanye West Win Big at BETs

Jamie Foxx, Kanye West Win Big at BETs

Originally posted 06/28/2006 08:45AM

Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Jamie Foxx and Chris Brown were all double winners at Tuesday's Black Entertainment Television's Awards in Los Angeles.

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Kanye West, Alicia, Usher Lead Grammy Noms | Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Usher

Kanye West, Alicia, Usher Lead Grammy Noms

Originally posted 12/07/2004 12:25PM

Rap innovator and newcomer Kanye West topped the list of Grammy nominees with 10 nods, including album of the year and best new artist, the Recording Academy announced Tuesday morning in Los Angeles.

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