There's so many great songs on The College Dropout, but the Consequence and GLC assisted "Spaceships" is something special. It's essentially the blue-collar anthem of the album on which all three rappers rhyme about the everyday struggle. But it turns out, it wasn't even Kanye's song to begin with.
The song started off when GLC asked Kanye to make him a song that could get radio airplay in Chicago. Kanye obliged and GLC laid his verse. But when Plain Pat heard the song, he urged Kanye to put it on his album. That was fine with GLC: "I was like, 'Cool, you signed to Def Jam; I’m signed to nobody. Let’s go.’" According to GLC, after the album came out he had five record deal offers on the table though he eventually decided to sign with Kanye.