Hip Hop heartbreaks
Straight-laced, deep bass, 808s plus the mixtapes
He represented Hip-Hop to the fullest by following its rules straight-laced. He got (break)beats from the TR808 drum machine with a deep bass and even did mixtapes. So he always represented a very conservative form of pure Hip-Hop, but it broke his heart anyway.
In addition to that, past collaborator to all involved in this song, Kanye West’s 4th solo album was called “808’s & Heartbreak”. It’s a concept album about, amongst other things, a painful breakup with a girl.
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