Sound Off: Kanye's Beautiful Dark Twisted Career

It didn't take long after the release of Kanye West's debut album "The College Dropout" in 2003 for the rapper/producer to become known as one of the most fascinating personalities in pop music. Introduced to mainstream audiences as an artsy "backpack" rapper with an awkward stage presence and confidence to spare, the Chicago native managed to galvanize both hardcore hip-hop heads and top-40 music fans almost instantaneously, but over the past few years West's over-the-top antics and boisterous personality have stolen the show from his music. With the upcoming release of "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," the artist again fights to restore his name in the public eye and remind people that his work is supposed to be the focus... Here's what you had to say: Ashley commented via Facebook: "The best teacher is experience. He will get it together." Fatimah wrote via Facebook: "He's hurting and trying to recover and make peace with himself, but that's got to be hard in the public eye."



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