Album: The Fix
Label: Def Jam South, Island Def Jam, Universal
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Pulling from "Sunshine" by The Originals, the glory of Kanye's "Guess Who's Back" instrumental has yet to be duplicated. The drums add a wonderful stutter to the shiny, ethereal sample loop. When the strings and whistles kick in halfway through each MCs verse, the beat instantly proves itself as one of Ye's best.