Through the Wire (3:41)

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Through the Wire is the lead single from Kanye West’s debut album The College Dropout (2004). It samples Chaka Khan’s 1985 single “Through the Fire”.

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  • leatherdaddy32

    this gives me chills

    Yesterday 11:31pm Reply
  • CrispyDragons

    @sleepyheadtM: That's probably because his jaw was wired shut when he did the vocals. Actually, that depends on which version you're hearing.

    28 Feb 5:13am Reply
  • alefspfc

    history in the making

    29 Dec 2014 Reply
  • g_junior

    :')

    23 Sep 2014 Reply
  • sleepyheadtM

    im probably the 102992934th guy to say this but HE SOUNDS LIKE SNOOP DOGG ON THIS

    19 Jun 2014 Reply
  • joshsaussey

    Amazing track. This is such a classic, it never gets old.

    25 May 2014 Reply
  • superman00004

    Shout to Chaka Khan.

    24 Apr 2014 Reply
  • superman00004

    My all time fav Kanye song.

    24 Apr 2014 Reply
  • pkflyers

    kanye has always had an ego but lets be real hes gotten progressively worse [3]

    20 Mar 2014 Reply
  • phodie

    I will never hear this song for the first time ever again.

    6 Dec 2013 Reply
  • eric_montana

    Kanye would be better off making beats in the style like this. ROC beats were on fire 10 years ago.

    5 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Illest_Villain

    did no one listen to this album's closer? Kanye has ego and prideful written all over him and he always will [5] kanye has always had an ego but lets be real hes gotten progressively worse [2]

    25 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Ezekiel22

    Kanye to the...

    10 Sep 2013 Reply
  • MavoyOfCourse

    kanye has always had an ego but lets be real hes gotten progressively worse [2] (found this yesterday, love everything in this track, especially samples! Pity newest Kanye's album is just a shadow of what he did before)

    25 Aug 2013 Reply
  • donuthoes

    kanye has always had an ego but lets be real hes gotten progressively worse

    13 Aug 2013 Reply
  • GuzonjinaCerka

    did no one listen to this album's closer? Kanye has ego and prideful written all over him and he always will [4]

    31 Jul 2013 Reply
  • senorcarlos93

    doctor said i had blood clots, but i ain't jamaican man love that line haha

    15 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Sameh93

    did no one listen to this album's closer? Kanye has ego and prideful written all over him and he always will [3] this. yes, kanye in recent years has become almost megalomaniacal, but he's always had a massive ego. http://29.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lgvuc1G4n61qh4ek2o1_500.gif

    19 Jun 2013 Reply
  • KommisarK

    THEY CANT STOP ME FROM RAPPIN, CAN THEY?

    25 Mar 2013 Reply
  • bleachgeek4973

    did no one listen to this album's closer? Kanye has ego and prideful written all over him and he always will [2] yall actin like this nigga wasn't always cocky and reckless with his words.

    6 Mar 2013 Reply
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