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14 Things You Didn't Know About Kanye West's 'The College Dropout'
Before 'The College Dropout' Kanye West was a producer first and a rapper second. He was employed by Def Jam records and produced albums as notorious as Jay Z's 'The Blueprint.' But his ultimate dream was to be a rapper, and with such huge successes behind him it's no surprise that on his debut album he took the production process into his own hands entirely. Picture: Getty