Originally Posted by Rick Pandorf
Don’t tell Kanye West about a supposed sophmore slump, he wasn’t hearing it when he recorded Late Registration. This album, musically, is better than his highly praised debut The College Dropout, but the main complaint that I have with this album is that the raw emotion he displayed on The College Dropout simply wasn’t present in most cases on Late Registration. Regardless, Kanye West has composed a diverse collection of 21 songs that range from chill, to upbeat, to flat out raw hip hop.
Right on the money. I couldn't describe my own feelings on this album any more accurately. Nice review.