Right when magazines wrote Kanye West off
I dropped my new shit sound, it sound like the best of
A&R's lookin' like, "Pssh, we messed up"
Whenever Yeezy gets labeled as “finished”, he returns with new material that sounds even better than his last.
This line would later be proved true after the Taylor Swift incident, when everyone said Kanye’s career was over — this happened:
He’s also calling back to Last Call, when referring to the A&Rs (the “Artists and repertoire” division of a record label; responsible for scouting artists and overseeing artistic development). In “Last Call”, he mentions how the A&Rs messed up by overlooking and underestimating his talent (certainly as a rapper, if not necessarily as a producer).
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