Since the 90s, the 'advanced genius theory' has been used to analyse Lou Reed, David Bowie, Kiss and more. What does it say about Kanye West?
Ten years after it came out, it's clear 'Late Registration' is the foundation for latter day maximalist Kanye works. Might it even be his best album?
Yeezy forgot to teach some of them.
It's a multiple personality record that's as much of an assimilation of his previous work, as it is a mission statement for DONDA.