Lyrically, the album is more introspective in comparison to its predecessors, as West dedicated much of Graduation towards analyzing himself and conveying his ambivalent outlook on his newfound fame.
It continues the education theme of West's previous two studio albums, The College Dropout (2004) and Late Registration (2005).
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However, his older half-brother George Taylor III, known as Big Fase 100, attended Centennial High School and was the leader of the Cedar Block Piru Bloods.on November 29, 1979, in Compton, California, a low-income crime-ridden city, situated south of downtown Los Angeles and in southern Los Angeles County. At 13, one of his older brothers, Jevon, was shot at a gas station and died soon thereafter.He grew up in a primarily Crip gang neighborhood known as Santana Blocc, In an October 2006 interview with MTV News correspondent Sway Calloway, The Game described his family as "dysfunctional". When he was 15, Taylor was removed from the foster care system and moved in with his mother, and he initially had a tumultuous relationship with her.Recording sessions for the album took place during 2005 to 2007 at Chung King Studios, Sony Music Studios in New York City, at Chalice Studios and The Record Plant in Los Angeles.It was primarily produced by West himself, with contributions from DJ Toomp, as well as Mike Dean, Nottz, Brian "All Day" Miller, Eric Hudson, Warryn Campbell, Gee Roberson, Plain Pat and Jon Brion.We were all mic-ed up and everything, and Blake’s like, ‘I gotta talk to you guys.' And he basically made his announcement," Stefani, 46, recalled to Stern, 62. I was in shock, because it felt like he was exposing me."Shelton's bombshell initially threw Stefani for a loop, but his openness eventually helped her deal with her own marital problems. "In the show I’m in hair and makeup for 400 hours and we all have trailers.