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  • DaFuq!?Boom!
    DaFuq!?Boom! 4 months ago +5475

    Kanye West switching his character straight from Angel to Demon is what he's all about.

    • ricardodelacrvz
      ricardodelacrvz Month ago

      @Oddman bro hes going thru stuff for years stop dkriding him

    • Oddman
      Oddman Month ago

      Bro what? “Being bipolar and having mental health issues is soooo kanye” no it’s not, he is going through hard time rn, why acting like it’s “his thing”

    • Bas E.
      Bas E. 3 months ago

      So hes talking about his bipolar disorder?

    • JGM R6
      JGM R6 3 months ago

      @ricardodelacrvz samples take skill too

    • ricardodelacrvz
      ricardodelacrvz 3 months ago

      @JGM R6 hey I dont listen to a lot of rap lately. Rap is stupid music for the most part yes I listen to drake kendrick some j cole black thought DOOM the new nas album sometimes but Im more into real music black sabbath, led zeppelin, pink floyd. rap is detrimental for the psyche. its all about money and accolades and stupid narcissism and dikriders on the hype. its childs music. no musicality only samples

  • Spencer P.
    Spencer P. 4 months ago +963

    Sometimes Fantano puts too much weight on having a perfect and clever verse that is topical and not “cringe.” I personally think the real ness and heart of Kanye’s verse is killer. He’s the only rapper who says what’s actually on his mind, 100% true to himself and his life, never about superficial stuff. One of my favorite Kanye verses in a while and on a sick beat

    • G
      G 2 months ago

      @Daniel Remian bruh yeah idk how people hating that’s a top tier Kanye verse imo

    • Rouge
      Rouge 3 months ago

      Ok but when Drake says what he’s actually thinking and it’s cringe you guys say it sucks but when Kanye does it it’s amazing

    • man what
      man what 3 months ago

      Just say you don't listen to rap music and go on

    • Kaan
      Kaan 4 months ago

      this comment is a big W

    • persona
      persona 4 months ago

      @PL ' zoomers cant handle emotions, what's new?

  • Peter Elemi-Ecoma
    Peter Elemi-Ecoma 4 months ago +282

    I think it's hypocritical going against Kanye for not sounding cool about his rage or for not sounding polished while venting. He's literally riding off his raw emotions and talking about his kids being spoilt while acting spoilt himself. It's honest, it's genuine and that right there is being a true artist.

    • Trace Murray
      Trace Murray 3 months ago

      @French Toast Kanye isn't being vunerable, he's being toxically macho. He indeed needs to man up and get over himself and do some serious reflecting.

    • Aaron
      Aaron 4 months ago +3

      @French Toast for real when he tweeted him to “man up”, it was so interesting to seem him back peddle becausehe knew he said some shit… but it shows what he thinks abouthow men should act

    • Daley Carter
      Daley Carter 4 months ago +1

      @Weird Ally it seems to me he has very little experience of relationships

    • French Toast
      French Toast 4 months ago +10

      Melon has this weird hate against male artists being vulnerable, ironically shoving toxic masculinity and telling these artists to man up instead of “whining”. It’s weird

  • Alakrán
    Alakrán 4 months ago +343

    Of course he's coming from a place of insecurity. This is a sad song. If he was confident it wouldnt be a sad song. Art is about letting your inner world show through, and it's exactly what Ye does. It's a phenomenal song in my opinion and it really touched me.

    • Edgar Land
      Edgar Land 4 months ago +1

      @Cat Glover Bruh, you're wrong about so many things, but I won't be the one to tell you.
      Ñ

    • persona
      persona 4 months ago +1

      @Alakrán How is it insecure

    • Edgar Land
      Edgar Land 4 months ago +7

      It's a regression to what he was creating since ye, he was improving with his way of jesus and shit, but now dissing his ex-wife just because yes, it shows a childish attitude

    • Alakrán
      Alakrán 4 months ago +7

      @tikifreakazoid trying to cover up insecurity is a feeling and a mood and that's what Ye presents us in this song. I have felt like this many times. I relate to this song and the feeling Ye put on it. I dont know if its intentional or not, probably a bit of both, but it doesnt really matter, the song is the end result, and It resonates with people, that's why its quality art in my opinion.

  • Siggy Is Back
    Siggy Is Back 4 months ago +786

    I’m pretty sure 90% of people would feel insecure about going through a divorce, and Kanye is an artist so being able to put that insecurity into music works great for me, how are y’all thinking that’s a bad thing?

    • Alec Escobar
      Alec Escobar Month ago

      Cuz it’s cringe

    • Trace Murray
      Trace Murray 2 months ago

      @Nonya Business Em wasn't doing fine all those years ago when he was popping pills and livin' hard.

    • Nonya Business
      Nonya Business 2 months ago

      @NaziPunchingFartSmoker remember that time slim shady rapped about tossing bodies over the bridge; and his daughter helped him. Bonnie Clyde 97 . Can't believe he did it! Oh wait. He didn't. He was just expressing how he felt. His daughter is okay and Eminem is doing just fine. Put 2 and 2 together. It's just a song.

    • maka
      maka 2 months ago

      @Based god cope

  • Kassu H
    Kassu H 4 months ago +11734

    Kanye putting out that single cover after releasing two christian rap albums is pretty hardcore

    • Slyte J
      Slyte J 2 months ago

      Definitely not “hardcore”

    • Stop Lying
      Stop Lying 2 months ago

      Want to know what a definition of a STAN is? It’s Kassu H. Instead of calling this man a hypocrite and problematic. He said it’s “hardcore” to do this. Pathetic

    • Gary Zhong
      Gary Zhong 2 months ago

      Everyone is a sinner

    • llll
      llll 3 months ago

      @Saqib I’m a ye fan but come on he’s not that great

  • hatifnat13
    hatifnat13 4 months ago +21

    Honestly , the way Fantano missed on interpretation of this verse shows also why he has given lower scores to MBTF or Yeezus.
    Kanye doesn't always want to always look cool and he is aware that people listening to his music are judging him. He wants to be judged
    Expects it. He prefaces or ends most of his verses with a commentary.
    Here it was saying that he is talking more out of hurt pride than anything else. On MBTF on Power he says that he is omnipowerful etc but then has lines "you don't sleep" and crazy laugh with ending on suicidal ideation. On Yeezus he repeats "I'm a God" and then the second half of a song he screams in terror and hyperventiles suggesting the events surrounding the death of his mother.
    I'm not saying that all Kanye lyrics are top notch, genius level or that there is no cringe or anything like it, but Ye is more self-aware than people are giving him credit.

    • X.R
      X.R Month ago

      Let ke Slim Shady!

    • Giorgio Tenaglia
      Giorgio Tenaglia 2 months ago

      Fantano think he’s really soooo smart from his moms house little bedroom.

    • LARAM
      LARAM 3 months ago +1

      he honestly completely missed the point, great comment

  • Brianaxel44
    Brianaxel44 4 months ago +110

    I don’t think kanye meant he was actually going to beat pete Davidson’s ass, I took it as he was saying that his life has gotten to the point where those thoughts are coming into his head. I think the whole point of the verse was to show what’s really going on in his mind (which happens to be a lot of insecurity). I agree I didn’t love the verse, but I did find it interesting

  • Bob Grey
    Bob Grey 4 months ago +45

    Honestly I respectfully disagree with you melon. I think that this Single is an intriguing evolution from what Ye did on donda, and I understand what you mean when you say where is that runaway kanye. I believe that we'll get that type of music soon, but this song really encapsulates what he's feeling at the moment. I wouldn't call this insecure or delusional he is simply speaking about what he feels. I think anyone feeling emotionally wrecked isn't going to be a nice dude especially to the guy who just took his exwife. Ye is expressing those emotions through and through here, but hey i respect you're opinion my melon friend have a great day.

    • Bob Grey
      Bob Grey 3 months ago

      @Rat cool

    • Rat
      Rat 3 months ago

      true

    • Bob Grey
      Bob Grey 4 months ago +3

      @Dealth ok

    • Dealth
      Dealth 4 months ago

      to call this a run-on sentence would be an understatement

  • FusRoTom
    FusRoTom 4 months ago +49

    I love the track. Kanye’s appeal when it comes to lyricism is how transparent he’s always been. He will talk just as much at his most insecure and heartbroken as he will at his most confident.

  • Efe
    Efe 4 months ago +8402

    Kanye skined an NFT for the cover

    • Alpha Lax
      Alpha Lax 2 months ago

      Good

    • Shane Elder
      Shane Elder 2 months ago

      Thats wealth

    • travis scott burber
      travis scott burber 3 months ago

      Well damn, haven't listened to him that much but now I have a massive amount of respect for him.

    • Jim Moe
      Jim Moe 3 months ago

      based kanye

    • L.A.‘s Own
      L.A.‘s Own 4 months ago +2

      Except it’s The Games cover for his song not Kanye’s 😂

  • Leviathan
    Leviathan 3 months ago +8

    dude i genuinely feel bad for kanye i hope he’s doing okay mentally man

  • Coast Malone
    Coast Malone 4 months ago +42

    I think that the rawness conveyed, what you may call insecurity, makes it artistically beautiful. To me, it encapsulates the weird feeling after ending a relationship, and the uncertainty of how you feel before having processed those emotions

  • ThreeFourSeven
    ThreeFourSeven 4 months ago +7

    Don’t let this distract you from the fact that he rated MBDTF 6/10

  • Charlie Buckley
    Charlie Buckley 4 months ago +37

    What makes this track good artistically is that he is truly speaking how he feels and does not censor his thoughts. We all know nobody likes they ex's new man, and he comes on here and just lays it out along with the rest of things happening in his life.

    • k8
      k8 4 months ago

      @Based god even if he does something that doesn’t put his reputation on the line people still find a way to find some stupid shit to complain about💀 he’s just like every other human, he shouldn’t have to live his life any different because people are overly opinionated when it comes to celebrities lives

    • Based god
      Based god 4 months ago

      Yeah but I believe Kanye should hold himself to a higher standard and not let this petty emotion show because it’s his reputation on the line. However, Kanye will do what Kanye wants and in itself you kind of have to respect it I guess?

  • Luke Bushman
    Luke Bushman 4 months ago +5915

    I don’t care how crazy or immature it is, that Pete Davidson line killed me

    • MasterVZ
      MasterVZ 2 months ago

      @A Y I’m just saying it wasn’t that funny of a line. I don’t give a shit about Pete or skete. I just don’t get why it’s so funny. And if you’re that into celebrities lives like that. You probably are a kid or you need to find better use of your time.

    • A Y
      A Y 2 months ago

      @MasterVZ I think you are the kid lol it’s a stupid line in a song lol y’all acting like Kanye attacked him physically 😂😄🦁

    • MasterVZ
      MasterVZ 2 months ago

      It’s cause you’re probably a little kid still.

    • A Y
      A Y 4 months ago

      Hahaha same I don’t rally understand why everyone is making such a big deal out of it lol it was funny

  • Catherine Comer
    Catherine Comer 4 months ago +14

    As a person Kanye isn't my favorite but I do love his music. I respect that you are constructively criticizing that he's coming from a place of insecurity and not confidence, but it's raw emotion. Not what everybody expects of him to be feeling. That's what makes this a great song.

    • Dex
      Dex 4 months ago

      @fusion772 lol

    • fusion772
      fusion772 4 months ago

      He's awesome as a person and musically as well...

  • Fresh Professor
    Fresh Professor 3 months ago +2

    The vulnerable, but still cocky energy we get from Kanye in this verse is one of the main elements that has always made his music great

  • Tyrone Taylor
    Tyrone Taylor 4 months ago +13

    The game was hungry in this track like he always is , Kanye’s verse on this was way better than any of his verses he’s put out from his last 3 projects and the instrumental was a blend of nostalgic and hip hop this whole song together makes for the best rap song I’ve heard in a while period from anyone

  • Paul Valenzuela
    Paul Valenzuela 4 months ago +12

    As an artist he has the right to communicate how he’s feeling through his craft. The verse can come off sad to you but Ye is in a super sad situation with his family life. He’s trying to make us feel that

    • Paul Valenzuela
      Paul Valenzuela 4 months ago

      @Dissolute Individual he wasn’t trying to come off as anything, he was just being himself and we got what we got. Just cause he raps doesn’t mean he has to fit the “tough guy I’m so cool” stereotype

    • Paul Valenzuela
      Paul Valenzuela 4 months ago

      @Dissolute Individual he raps about being rich enough to buy the house next to his kids, having a hot new girl toy, being real, and being able to kick his baby mommas new boyfriends ass, what’s pathetic about that?

    • Dissolute Individual
      Dissolute Individual 4 months ago

      nah the exact problem is that the verse comes off as sad and pathetic but that’s not what kanye was aiming for, he was trying to come off as confident and badass but because the delivery and verses where so bad it did the opposite of that

  • bradley the person
    bradley the person 4 months ago +7240

    I will forever regret wanting to have a cover that wasnt just a black square on a new kanye song

    • 193 kaige
      193 kaige 4 months ago

      @someone He has 0 bad covers and maybe if youre a vegan this may offend you

    • Dev
      Dev 4 months ago

      It’s the game’s song..

    • Jacob Dalton
      Jacob Dalton 4 months ago

      @kunaal i thought it was cos it wasnt easy to look at

    • Milky
      Milky 4 months ago +1

      The cover isnt bad

  • Darnell
    Darnell 4 months ago +3

    This is a classic!! So much pain and truth bout this. I could see this on many movie soundtracks. I personally love rappers who speak of their life. His music is on his therapy.

  • jude e
    jude e 4 months ago +3

    I've gotta say Melon, I think you're off the mark on your thoughts regarding Ye's verse. There's no posturing, trying to be the good guy, framing, there's only a story of how Ye is feeling right now, and what he's going through. Yes its sad, because the situation is sad. Yes, he's coming off as insecure, as that's exactly how he's feeling. When did putting your feelings on a track become a bad thing?
    I don't like how this open and vulnerable track has been reduced into a discussion about Pete Davidson. Whilst we're at it the Pete Davidson line is tongue in cheek, he's not actually threatening him. He's hurt by this whole situation, the breakdown of his marriage, the fact he can't be around his children, the fact his wife is moving on. Is he not allowed to feel jealous? vengeful? petty? he's human too. I think this level of openness is missing in a lot of songs these days, Ye has always been willing to put what he's been going through on wax, and this verse has a few great lines "Go to court together/Go to Kourts together", "Don't negotiate with therapists", "Boujie and Unruly need to do some chores". This is a great snapshot of what's going on for Ye right now, something we've all been excited to see - how will the divorce effect him? coparenting these children who've grown up in a very different lifestyle to his own childhood, seeing your ex wife move on, and I think the verse is great as it touches on each of these aspects, whilst including some classic cringe/corny Ye lines too.

  • eric storm
    eric storm 4 months ago +99

    Fantano has really fallen off, I appreciate everyone has their opinion and everyone is allowed to have that. Kanye isn't trying to come across as confident he's broken. I'm not even a big Kanye fan but this song hit me hard because it was the tale of a broken man falling apart his attempts at brag rapping were almost to protect himself from how much pain he's in. The lines about beating Pete Davidson ass are an expression of his insecurity and almost like all he has left is anger and violence from everything. Sure the track was awkward and uncomfortable to listen too but I believe that was his intention. To understand how uncomfortable and awkward he feels.

    • Trace Murray
      Trace Murray 3 months ago

      @eric storm Kanye isn't being vunerable, he's being toxic...Fantano called it sad, what he actually meant was that it was pathetic. Ye has hit a dead end relying on whack puns and "self-aware" arrogant attitude.

    • Skyler Silvia
      Skyler Silvia 3 months ago

      @Brandon Tucker wait, are you kidding? He’s an anti capitalist. He isn’t in the pocket of any corporations lmfao

    • Brandon Tucker
      Brandon Tucker 3 months ago

      @Skyler Silvia NO! there is a marked change in his critiques which seems to align with corporate interest.

    • Brandon Tucker
      Brandon Tucker 3 months ago

      @Wonder Bread For a guy who's can knock down any chick I'm sure he's far from an incel.

    • eric storm
      eric storm 4 months ago +1

      @Wonder Bread not the case, if you had read the comment correctly I am discussing how fantano is almost arrogant in the way he is attacking some of kanyes personal moments on the track. Again as mentioned in the comment I'm not a huge kanye fan but this track is different, I believe what people are seeing as infantile and corny I see as vulnerability and almost a lack of self so he resorts to what he knows. Not really about the track more abour fantano.

  • aice=
    aice= 4 months ago +13

    Sadly another very common fantano L take

  • JericJ
    JericJ 4 months ago +4225

    Whenever Kanye raps with this conviction it's always memorable. For example, the new life of the party verse is cool, but the drake diss version stands out way more. I get that Kanye comes off as toxic and insecure in verses like that, but it just feels like that's the real emotion kanye suppresses on his album songs

    • Lucius Payne
      Lucius Payne 3 months ago

      @Ezenna Okotcha I think you sitting behind a phone or computer responding to me with some pseudo philosophical bullshit is pretty lame. BUT AYE we all human

    • persona
      persona 4 months ago

      @Ezenna Okotcha Mature perspective. I agree

    • Matt Leo
      Matt Leo 4 months ago

      @10huncho10
      They hated you because you told the truth, thank you for your selfless service, soldier. o7

    • Chad R M
      Chad R M 4 months ago

      Y’all just like tmz drama

    • Cartie King
      Cartie King 4 months ago

      Yea i still have the one where he mentions drake (i dont think it was necessarily a “drake diss”) but that version was much better, i hate all that pausing he was doing in the newer version

  • Seth Olson
    Seth Olson 3 months ago +3

    I m not defending what Kanye is doing but I do understand the hurt. Dude had a family with Kim and she was who he went to after his moms death. To have that person leave you and you’re left on your own causes people to go down dark paths. Not defending it but saying I get it and it’s a lot easier to just say “fly straight”

  • Liquid Swords
    Liquid Swords Month ago +1

    “Never trust a happy song” - Grouplove
    This song was fire🔥stop playin. I’m not focused on the gossip behind Kanye’s personal life. The song is super ill, especially for a hungry hip hop head. Kanye has never been known to be an elite MC, like Jay, Nas, Big and Pac. He’s said corny shit in his songs a lot of times. But he’s a genius musician and the drums on this song are heavenly. “Imma get that Thug Life tatted across the navel” 🔥

  • UNTALENTED SCHMUCK
    UNTALENTED SCHMUCK 4 months ago +6

    I can see where you’re coming from Melon Daddy, but it is so fucking hard to take what you’re truly thinking no matter how dark the thought is and publish it for all to judge and spectate. This is exactly why I love Kanye. He’s gonna speak on how he feels in present moment, high or low. I respect it.

  • Modeni_Adeokun
    Modeni_Adeokun 4 months ago +15

    I don’t know if he dropped the song cause of support or being badass, I’m pretty sure he’s just rapping about what he feels and what he feels might not always be morally justified

  • fat yeet
    fat yeet 4 months ago +1042

    Anthony missed here. I don't think it could be more obvious that Kanye's verse isn't coming from egotism, as if he truly believes you're supposed to love him, No. The man literally prefaces his verse by exposing his own hypocrisy so that people wont get it twisted. 'God Ye, wanna let God in? But tonight, I guess I'll let my pride win'.
    It comes from a place of vulnerability. A desperate jab into the air hoping he'd hit something, knowing well there's nothing he could touch.
    And the Pete Davidson line is so obviously facetious. Do you really think Kanye is going to beat Pete Davidson's ass.

    • Tom274
      Tom274 2 months ago

      @maka With what? I love old and new kanye's music, but I only love old kanye's personality. Quit fanboying over a manchild

    • maka
      maka 2 months ago

      @Tom274 Cope

    • N Solo
      N Solo 3 months ago

      @tiago Exactly.

    • Danny Stueland
      Danny Stueland 4 months ago

      @NaziPunchingFartSmoker amen Kanye fans can’t admit he hasn’t been good since 2018

  • David Farrar
    David Farrar 4 months ago +5

    When u get into the booth some artist like to have original thoughts making this studio session a moment in time and to truly collaborate and make a memory.. in rap we don’t like hearing the rehearsed shit we like new shit, organic and new and still just as good context wise but I don’t want to feel like I heard this somere before or be thinking of some other rapper when I’m the booth this keeps your work sounding like u … and it’s somthing magical about creating somthing fire from scratch it is also essential if u want to grow as a artist. U want to be able to display your skill when ever u want like a super power some are so good they don’t wright anymore they just feel the lyrics .. these young guys tho be just freestyling bull shit tho cus they don’t know how to feel the lyrics all the way yet they just say shit till they mess up and record over there mess ups that’s why they have good work ethic but bad lyrics or lyric timing but if this trash 80% of the music u listen to now is yeah and u been listening sence the fire that was dark twisted fantasy wich did beter than c 4 remember.. he was the only one to break Wayne streak with artist of the year or able of the year and after that it’s been a new person every year…he did the Taylor swift thing .. this dude don’t fumble cus he caint his presses of making music has evolved to the point of divinity bruh I doubt this man has time to be writing as well and making his beats he is a billionaire now tuning company’s if he wants to keep doing this music he had to evolve I’m sure this is the best kayne or at least the most effective for him right bow being in this state mentality and he is a animal truly being human in his bars and not trying to seem like god … it’s humbling cus we all have broken down before and inspires me to be honest and not to be this toxic but to go towards my dreams even more

  • QuestionEverything
    QuestionEverything 4 months ago

    Off the rails and revealing himself with no shame is the art. Good tracks don’t have to be technically sound nor relatable. Just cause you step in his shoes and feel cringe doesn’t mean you could walk a mile in it. He let it all out for that moment. It’s human and showed true colors , whether you like it or not.

  • Kamayu
    Kamayu 4 months ago +1

    Kanye was speaking from a place of raw emotion and I love that.

  • Craig Justin
    Craig Justin 4 months ago

    Art isn't necessarily meant to be liked - it's meant to be talked about and immortalized. We all see the downward spiral, I'm just glad Ye is with us for now.

  • Modal Sahil
    Modal Sahil 4 months ago +1784

    Kanye being insecure and toxic doesn't make the song bad. It makes it real. The song was written in a bitter state and it's harrowing and wonderful to listen to.

    • Fueledbywingsnbeer Sanchez
      Fueledbywingsnbeer Sanchez Month ago

      Behold you speaketh the truth!!

    • smkxodnwbwkdns
      smkxodnwbwkdns 2 months ago +1

      Kanye could literally fart on the mic and people would still justify it as creativity.

    • TruthBeTold
      TruthBeTold 2 months ago +1

      but his verse is trash, and it is really cringe

    • Weinkyls
      Weinkyls 2 months ago

      @Trace Murray when did they imply that, u read the same comment right? Surely not
      Saying ye is being real in a particular emotional state ≠ u can't be real in any other state. The point of being real is that ur real in all emotional states.
      And not a lot of artist r real when they're being toxic like this cuz it'll affect the brand.

  • Jordan Love
    Jordan Love 4 months ago

    Dam melon I actually 100% agree with you this time! You we're on point with your criticisms today! And you're a real gem in the music community

  • mife green
    mife green 4 months ago +4

    "It comes off as insecure rather than confident"....
    Maybe that's what makes it interesting? Maybe that's even the whole point? Idk i feel like it doesnt even matter what angle or level of self awareness kanye is approaching it with, it's equally interesting and valuable from any perpective.

  • dennis3dc
    dennis3dc 4 months ago +6

    He had me looking up this song to see if it was actually that bad or not, it was actually fire

  • Mason Parkin
    Mason Parkin 3 months ago +1

    I love the song honestly even if Kanye’s bars are a bit jealous fueled this is who he is and he’s putting how he feels in his music.

  • Charles Riley
    Charles Riley 4 months ago +13

    Hard disagree. Kanye's verse was fire

  • Joe McGrane
    Joe McGrane 4 months ago

    I love the calmness and acceptance in his voice when he says “it’s horrifying”

  • c.j. Gabner
    c.j. Gabner 3 months ago +2

    I completely disagree. This was my fav Kanye verse in a long time because it actually felt real. Stop acting like you would write a better song and handle your emotions better 🤣

  • bobo baggins
    bobo baggins 4 months ago +1

    He speaking on what he's passionate about. You can feel it. Bars were 🔥

  • Brandin Stennis
    Brandin Stennis 4 months ago +2656

    the random pete davidson diss was so funny

    • Sean K.
      Sean K. Month ago

      Not so random if you're up to date on his Instagram debacle.

    • IMRIGHTYOURNOT
      IMRIGHTYOURNOT 2 months ago

      @L. Gsson lmaoo I was hoping somebody else noticed

    • Liam
      Liam 2 months ago

      Random?

    • Common Username
      Common Username 2 months ago

      Little did you know the whole damn song was about Pete 😔

    • Danny
      Danny 2 months ago +1

      Not funny anymore.

  • BVB
    BVB 4 months ago +2

    I can’t deny the bars are extremely basic and aren’t very impressive. The Game definitely outshined him talent wise

  • ZEENYUS
    ZEENYUS 4 months ago +19

    Damn no dislikes? Everyone must agree that this is a great review

    • fkillah
      fkillah 3 months ago +1

      @Seemab Farook exactly, why ppl look to this tool for his thoughts is beyond me

  • Ben R
    Ben R 4 months ago +11

    3:13 Ye bares his soul sometimes on tracks, and maybe he isn’t “confident” and maybe it’s clear that he is insecure, but he doesn’t hide it. He shows you how he is feeling even if it isn’t the perfect image of him he wants remembered. It’s a slice of his true soul, and I honestly MUCH prefer that to any confidence-boosted song that would go over well with new audiences. This is Ye again, telling us how he feels. I respect that, a lot.

  • Bunny
    Bunny 4 months ago +1

    Zero lies detected in this review. Bravo, well done!

  • DALLIN EGGPERSON
    DALLIN EGGPERSON 4 months ago +3739

    Reading lyrics isn't Anthony's strong suit he always takes them so literally lol

    • jay
      jay 2 months ago +1

      yea guys he's just joking thats why he made a music video murdering and burying pete davidson dont take it literal 🤪🤪

    • Banzyyy
      Banzyyy 3 months ago +1

      @Blake D I think they mean anthony takes them for surface value without giving room to how a line might be deliberately jarring (his yeezus review showed this p thoroughly)

    • Pedro Lopez
      Pedro Lopez 4 months ago

      @Blake D yes….it’s figuratively “Ima let my petty side win”. He telling you how he feels when he’s upset.

    • Extremehawk01
      Extremehawk01 4 months ago

      Sounds like Kanye Stan to me

  • 420 Daily
    420 Daily 4 months ago

    This Kanye verse shows us we’re all human, dealing with human emotions. Even Kanye goes through break ups that hurt. I really like this.

  • MonkeyChop
    MonkeyChop 4 months ago

    I loved the ye verse, honestly I think as far as the divorce bars I definitely think it could have been worse, way more petty and crazy so I think he actually came across as pretty restrained, also as a ye fan the newminati biiiitch line is gold and I love it every time I play the track

  • Call Me Smooth
    Call Me Smooth 4 months ago +1

    in love with this song, kanye’s verse was crazy (good)

  • MojitoMatt
    MojitoMatt 4 months ago

    I think that putting this song out, especially when he knows that its not going to look great, shows his level of vulnerability and that he really just needs to express himself.

  • Watching the Throne
    Watching the Throne 4 months ago +1483

    This dichotomy of artsy vs “not so artsy” has always kind of existed between Album Ye and Feature Ye.
    His feature versus are pretty much always a bit more aggressive and referencing contemporary life stuff or pop culture. He never gives the Runaway or Come to Life kind of character.
    I definitely prefer the album stuff.
    Edit: yes, I meant verses instead of versus. It was 3am lol

    • Josiah Ali
      Josiah Ali 4 months ago

      Man this track is a banger I love it . Fantano is mad Rap is not going anywhere

    • Adam Adam
      Adam Adam 4 months ago

      Donda was mid

    • Gale Boetticher
      Gale Boetticher 4 months ago +1

      Dude his feature was good don’t put it down just to suck up to Fantano who most people don’t even like

    • flpwgda
      flpwgda 4 months ago

      3am is still pretty early, so not an excuse...

    • Watching the Throne
      Watching the Throne 4 months ago +5

      @Mr S it’s a game single featuring Kanye. And I wrote the comment at 3am, give me a break on spelling.

  • Matthew Grace
    Matthew Grace 4 months ago +2

    I loved the pete davidson line and the “i dont negotiate with therapists” lmaoo

  • chris reimer
    chris reimer 4 months ago

    Thank you for having the only honest reaction to Kanye's part

  • john lemmon
    john lemmon 4 months ago

    I was in a pretty salty state the night it dropped and I loved. Waking up and listening on a new day it does seem a lil eh towards the end but I feel like i completely get where Ye’s coming from and what the song is.

  • Justin Orozco
    Justin Orozco 4 months ago +2

    Love u Melon and I know you said you don’t know everything about what’s going on in his divorce and personal life but it still really comes off like you’re talking about him as if you knew everything about his divorce and personal life

  • Pasicho
    Pasicho 4 months ago +753

    I don't get the point how you don't trust Kanye's motivations. At this point you gotta acknowledge that Kanye literally puts everything that goes through his mind with no filter on wax. From a self proclaimed narcissist., he would flat-out say that his new relationship was based on jealously if that was the case or it crossed his mind at all. When has Kanye ever hide his tongue in the past?

    • Trace Murray
      Trace Murray 3 months ago

      @maci coinc The issue is that Kanye fans just repeat what other people say but spin it as a positive even though it isn't.

    • mister pinkman
      mister pinkman 4 months ago +1

      @maci coinc I don’t hate kanye, I just think a lot of the stuff he does is whack but his hardcore fans will always support those things

    • maci coinc
      maci coinc 4 months ago

      @mister pinkman I just don't understand, Kanye haters will lampoon Kanye to the grave no matter what he does. See the issue here?

    • Damian Delafosse
      Damian Delafosse 4 months ago

      @Pasicho
      Really? He's not trying to make Kim jealous?
      He literally brags about his new bitch being bad.

    • Based god
      Based god 4 months ago

      @Pasicho I think you are ignoring the fact that Kanye is dating someone else and decides to move in within the same neighborhood as his ex wife. You don’t think that would cause unwanted harm in the end?

  • Angel Reyes
    Angel Reyes 4 months ago +4

    Idk man. I fucking loved Kanye's verse that shit felt real and hilarious at the same time 😂😂

  • KingLumps
    KingLumps 4 months ago +5

    I think Fantano missed the ball here. Kanye even sets it up for you. He let his pride win and he's intentionally expressing the more unappealing aspects of his humanity. Not something Kanye does ever. I think its very brave acknowledging that side of oneself because people often find it disgusting and pathetic because it reminds them of it in themselves. It surface level, its childish and its completely unkanyelike but unlike the audience he's not pretending it doesn't exist. Perhaps Fantano was triggered by his own blind spots?

  • Jose Rivera
    Jose Rivera 3 months ago

    "It seems like it's coming more from a place of insecurity than it does confidence."
    But that's always been Kanye.

  • ihatecalamares
    ihatecalamares 2 months ago +1

    He's clearly hurt about his situation and you're laughing at his expression of grief. Cringey or not, it's his art. You're being a little insensitive here, Melon. I'm not even a big Kanye fan but I can at least emphatize with the dude.

  • Presley Luis
    Presley Luis 4 months ago +1834

    Honestly the Pete Davidson line shouldn't be taken anymore seriously than his Southpark and snl jabs. it's just tongue and cheek

    • Court Jesster
      Court Jesster 2 months ago

      only a group of kanye fans wouldn't even notice the butchering of that saying :'D

    • Nesty LeBoss
      Nesty LeBoss 2 months ago +1

      Didn’t age well lol

    • E.O.R 239
      E.O.R 239 2 months ago +9

      I love how badly this aged

    • valentine
      valentine 4 months ago

      @Go Home Roger one of the most common types of stalkers are actually exes!

  • SageKStroke52
    SageKStroke52 4 months ago +2

    I loved this track man. Shit was real

  • The Mighty Bosch
    The Mighty Bosch 4 months ago

    Tbh this was the kinda verse I was waiting for. It has a solid format and he’s just candid about the shit he’s feeling. I almost wish Game’s verse matched it in theme

  • Yousa
    Yousa 4 months ago +1

    U were too harsh. Ye was being honest in his verse and even if the lyrics were a little bit cringy, I trust that his writing frames his current mental state accurately, especially for his older age too

  • Ghost Beyond Earth
    Ghost Beyond Earth 4 months ago

    I really laughed… hard… Thanks for the review!

  • Lwazi Mangwana
    Lwazi Mangwana 4 months ago +2

    Kanye verse is a smash, come back to it when you're ready 🔥

  • Percology
    Percology 4 months ago +6

    I was pretty disappointed as well. HOWEVER, that "I don't negotiate with therapists" bar was fantastic.

  • anthony cheesman
    anthony cheesman 4 months ago +3

    Remember guys you can still like this song he’s just a TheXvidr lol.

  • rk b
    rk b 4 months ago +6

    Calling oneself a table, in order to talk about one's own supremacy, is never good.

    • rk b
      rk b 4 months ago

      @The Collective OK. 'Calling oneself a table, in order to talk about one's legacy, is never good.'

    • The Collective
      The Collective 4 months ago

      it means he's carrying people on his back, either through legacy or support. Not necessarily about supremacy

  • Eternal
    Eternal 4 months ago +10

    This track is incredible. Anthony is def on some shit if he thinks this is a waste.

  • Nate Fikru
    Nate Fikru 2 months ago

    I loved the verse, one of my favorite post-divorce verses from him

  • Ellie Inglis
    Ellie Inglis 4 months ago +2

    One of Kanye's strongest off season songs in a while tbh

  • Nashe Fore
    Nashe Fore 4 months ago +1

    I just pray that kanye gets his life and family back together.

  • Sam Abplanalp
    Sam Abplanalp 4 months ago +945

    I liked the song and kinda even liked the Pete Davidson line too. I interpreted it as him saying he went through all the struggles in his life and survived a near death experience and all it's eventually led to is him being the guy who is going to "fight" Pete Davidson. That's all people think his life is at this point.

    • Salem Gasmask
      Salem Gasmask 4 months ago

      @srshomes yes Kanye is definitely the type to think that far into a line

    • thambidave
      thambidave 4 months ago

      Yoooo i never saw it that way

    • srshomes
      srshomes 4 months ago +1

      @mialien well sorry i meant to say kanye aint that deep when it comes to this song and recently

  • Sam Brown
    Sam Brown 4 months ago +2

    How could you even listen to this top notch kanye and say "the verse is trash"

  • Joe the Champ
    Joe the Champ 4 months ago

    Good to see Ye and Game collating again. ‘Wouldn’t get far’ is one of the most underrated songs in both artists’ catalogues

  • Age of Aquemini
    Age of Aquemini  2 months ago +1

    Whenever I want a good waste, I sit through your videos longer than :30. I think most people will disagree with your view on Kanye’s verse.

  • Paul Valenzuela
    Paul Valenzuela 4 months ago +9

    As an artist he has the right to communicate how he’s feeling through his craft. The verse can come off sad to you but Ye is in a super sad situation with his family life. He’s trying to make us feel that

  • Leesaac
    Leesaac 4 months ago +375

    i dont really get why you dislike his verse here. this is literally the same ye we've had. Bragadocious, narcissistic, and no filter. only difference being a divorce. honestly loved the single.

    • Trace Murray
      Trace Murray 3 months ago

      @Shay Jones That's silly, there'd be some other video in its place, perhaps talking about an actual good song.

    • Leesaac
      Leesaac 4 months ago

      weeweeballsmaogus

    • Shay Jones
      Shay Jones 4 months ago

      Is there lik a don't like narcissistic club.. Lol I'm tired of labels. I jus like Kanye for being Kanye. This video wouldn't exist without Kanye. Let's be real.

    • Leesaac
      Leesaac 4 months ago

      @Denis Lupšor nah. his flow goes right wit the beat. idk what u on trying to say that's trash of all things

    • Denis Lupšor
      Denis Lupšor 4 months ago

      Bro even if we put lyrics aside his flow and singing is complete trash be honest

  • Jean Lamont Films
    Jean Lamont Films 4 months ago +2

    Kanye’s verse was🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Mercy Iconic_sa
    Mercy Iconic_sa 4 months ago +1

    You know what mate, Kanye rapped his heart out, what this shows is that he is a human being.

  • simpletistic
    simpletistic 4 months ago

    i honestly really do think this verse was meant to be taken pretty lightly. at the end of the day, we really don’t know much about Ye’s personal day to day life, or his relationships with others. For all we know, Pete and Ye could be on a facetime call right now laughing their asses off about how angry people are getting.

  • ??????
    ?????? 4 months ago +2

    I’ve always hated fantanos take on music and now I remember why

  • muz4704
    muz4704 4 months ago +944

    It's really not that bad - Ive heard far worse efforts from Kayne. I dont think it's really meant to be taken that seriously - the Pete Davidson line was def said with a smirk

    • Aaron
      Aaron 4 months ago

      @JD Marshall instead his entire take missed, the line was perfectly fine. idkw melon always holds kanye to a different level then other artists. kanye for some reason has to be perfect in his songs, but melon excuses the same shit on other artists

    • French Toast
      French Toast 4 months ago

      @JD Marshall I mean he can say “even just as a joke” but he’s not giving the line enough credit with the context. Kanye is going through a divorce and someone who he’s hung out with is now seeing her. He has every right to joke about that

    • muz4704
      muz4704 4 months ago

      @Jᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴄᴏ he's pretty obsessed with Kim and Kanye relationship so much more so than the track. All that chat about Kanye having chances to "fly striaght etc" - wtf does he know about their relationship.

    • Jᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴄᴏ
      Jᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴄᴏ 4 months ago +4

      @JD Marshall no, its just that he takes it so seriously and so literally that he cant find the humour in it. Fantano needs a reality check.

    • Lil Wet
      Lil Wet 4 months ago +2

      It’s a solid verse he does lose a bit of steam towards the end but it’s not trash

  • King Aston
    King Aston 2 months ago +3

    2:44 mans turned into Shaggy “Its kinda cringe tooooo” 💀💀💀

  • Porter Brinton
    Porter Brinton 4 months ago +1

    I think this whole thing is hilarious. I’d bet my life that Kim K, Pete D, and Kanye have a much tighter circle of communication than we’d guess. I mean Kanye lives NEXT DOOR for crying out loud! Guarantee he talks to Kim almost every day to workout kid situations etc…they are all well aware of how big all the Pete Davidson memes are.
    My guess is, Pete knew this was coming and Kanye prob played it for them b4 it was released. We’ll bite on anything and I’m here for ALL OF IT!!

  • A Kind of Zawadi
    A Kind of Zawadi 4 months ago

    After you listening to Kanye for so long, it kinda surprised me that you think he thinks this will make him look good.
    You should know by now he’s expressing all of this in a “fuck it, I’m being present” way than a calculated “I’m making things better” Kind of way.

  • Diego Patiño
    Diego Patiño 4 months ago +5

    The New Fantano Review Is Sad

  • Vimpster
    Vimpster 4 months ago +2

    this song about to make me send "streaks don't hmu" that's how sad it is

  • wikileaksintern9000
    wikileaksintern9000 4 months ago

    “God saved me from that car crash just so I can beat Peat Davidson’s ass”
    I took this line as sarcasm, saying how all of his life’s struggles including the car crash (therefore life not being eazy) just to end up with petty beef with Pete Davidson (who?)

  • The Psychotic Circus of Savannah

    when 50% of this review has nothing to do with the song......

  • Superdog
    Superdog 4 months ago +1

    Wow, this seems to have gone straight over his head. Quite hilarious actually.

  • Fonald Fuck
    Fonald Fuck 4 months ago +601

    kanye really dissed a guy whos sleeping with his ex wife on a song featuring a guy who slept with his ex wife

    • mario Jimenez
      mario Jimenez 4 months ago

      @Ghostin you mean Kim who couldn't make it work with anybody lol got married and divorced the same week, just like Pete who proposed to Ariana on the first date 😂

    • Al Parillon
      Al Parillon 4 months ago

      @Just My Opinion exercise options* but you right

    • Ghostin
      Ghostin 4 months ago +2

      @cristian romerothat shouldn’t be Kim’s problem. She’s been with him for years and couldn’t make it work out in the end. Also how is he a little crazy once in a while???

    • cristian romero
      cristian romero 4 months ago +1

      Kim’s been around with everybody. She’s the one at fault here. I can’t think of a single reason to leave your husband just because he goes crazy every once in a while. If she were truly committed to the relationship, she would have helped him instead of putting him on blast and then divorcing him months later.

  • Marcel Overlorx
    Marcel Overlorx 4 months ago

    Would love to add it to my playlist but the cover for the song genuinely stops me from doing so

  • nieooj gotoy
    nieooj gotoy 4 months ago

    I think it's okay to be overly transparent with your emotions through your art and trying to make that taboo is really regressive tbh

  • John Tabez
    John Tabez 4 months ago

    I love trying to decipher how he feels by using his facial expressions during the sped up "Listening" part