The fifth song in the groundbreaking album and its lead single. A song that was a drastic change in Kanye’s music, it was a sneak peek into Kanye’s influential album. It debuted in the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
The song contains the main production elements present in all 808s and Heartbreak songs: Auto-Tune singing, electro pop influences and the use of the Roland TR-808 drum machine.
The song reached number 2 position in the Billboard Hot 100 and has sold over 3 million copies, so it’s one of Kanye’s best selling singles.