Album: The College Dropout
Producer: Kanye West
Label: Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam

In his soulful tribute to an incarcerated family member and family in general, Kanye sings nearly an entire verse. "I woke up early this mornin' with a new state of mind/
A creative way to rhyme"—which turns out to be not rhyming but singing, and it turns out beautifully.