Lift Yourself

Kanye West - Lift Yourself
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Based on 119 ratings
2018 Ratings: #168
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April 29, 2018 / Release Date
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G.O.O.D., Def Jam / Label
Hip Hop, Comedy Rap / Genres
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The biggest “fuck you” ever released. Kanye crafted a beat that few other producers could match the quality of, with terrific progression and the classic Kanye sampled vocals. Rappers would pay BIG money for a beat like this from Ye, but he doesn’t even see it fit for a proper verse, let alone to be on an album. Of course i’m annoyed that this isn’t a “real” song, but I do think Lift Yourself is fucking hilarious, and all Kanye needed to get people ... read more
This reminded me of the limewire days when you thought you downloaded the song that you wanted and it ended up being something else
wouldve been a top 4 track on ye
LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. Song of the decade. Fuck the pessimists who give this shit a low score
Alright, here's what happened.

Kanye made the beat for Drake's then upcoming album, Scorpion. Drake refused to use the beat and called it trash. This was the start of the Kanye-Drake beef (post Pusha beef though), Kanye said "poop scoop" as a diss to Drake saying that he could be saying random shit (pun intended) and still have more substance than whatever Drake would've written. What seems like a meme song is actually the best diss track of all time.
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Added on: April 27, 2018