The album was released on February 10, 2004 and helped launch West as a solo artist, the rapper having previously worked as a producer for artists including Jay-Z. The album features the singles 'All Falls Down' and 'Through The Wire'. To celebrate a decade since the album's release, West posted a series of tweets detailing what the album means to him 10 Kim Kardashian video years on. Ten years ago today we finally released what had been my lifes work up to that point: The College Dropout. I say "finally" because it was a long road, a constant struggle, and a true labor of love to not only convince my peers and the public that I could be an artist, but to actually get that art out for the world to hear," West wrote. The tweets continued: "I am extremely grateful to each and every person along that road who helped, lent an ear, lent their voice, gave of their heart to that project, and to all the projects that followed, and are to come. I am honored and humbled by my fans, for the unwavering support and love over the past 10 years.
Source: Kanye West releases statement to mark 10th anniversary of 'The College Dropout'
- Kanye West Releases Statement To Mark 10th Anniversary Of 'the College Dropout'