Late Registration is the 2005 second studio album by American hip hop producer and rapper Kanye West. It was recorded over the course of a year in sessions held across studios in New York City and Hollywood, with West collaborating with American record producer and composer Jon Brion. The album features guest contributions from Adam Levine, Lupe Fiasco, Jamie Foxx, Common, Jay-Z, Brandy, and Nas, among others. Its production was notably more lush and elaborate than West's 2004 debut album The College Dropout, as he utilized intricate sampling methods and string orchestration with Brion. West's lyrics explore both personal and political themes, including poverty, drug trafficking, racism, healthcare, and the blood diamond trade. TRACKS 1. Wake Up Mr. West 2. Heard 'Em Say Adam Levine 3. Touch the Sky Lupe Fiasco 4. Gold Digger Jamie Foxx 5. Can't Afford No Gas (skit) 6. Drive Slow Paul Wall, GLC 7. My Way Home Common 8. Crack Music The Game 9. Roses 10. Bring Me Down Brandy 11. Addiction 12. We Broke (skit) 13. Diamonds From Sierra Leone (Remix) Jay Z 14. We Major Nas 15. Years Ago (skit) 16. Hey Mama 17. Celebration 18. Imposter (skit) 19. Gone [Explicit] Cam'ron, Consequence 20. Diamonds From Sierra Leone 21. We Can Make It Better Common, Q-Tip, Talib Kweli, ... 22. Late [Explicit]
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