Kanye Unreleased Tracker

A list of all the unreleased and leaked songs by Kanye West by each era/album.

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Kanye Unreleased Tracker

A list of all the unreleased and leaked songs by Kanye West by each era/album.


If you are looking for Kanye leaks or unreleased, this sheet is for you. Includes Up from the Ashes from Jesus is King album and many other.


Sourced from Reddit.

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Era Name Notes (Join the Discord if we missed anything) Track Length File Date Leak Date Available Length Quality Link(s)

29 Full 1 Tagged 1 Partial 2 Snippet 34 Unavailable Before The College Dropout (Get Well Soon, Kon The Louis Vuitton Don, I'm Good...) (06/08/1977) (Kanye West is born in Atlanta) (08/18/2002) (Kanye announces he signed to Roc-A-Fella) Before Kanye released his first album to critical acclaim in 2004, he pursued many other projects, including a rap trio group named "The Go Getters" and production for other rappers, including but not limited to Jay-Z, Common, Talib Kweli, and Scarface. Two years before the release of The College Dropout, Kanye began releasing a series of mixtapes to generate hype and publicity for the eventual release of his first album. Kanye eventually signed with Roc-A-Fella records in August 2002.

Before The College Dropout Demo Beat Tape (c. Sept. 97') Beat tape from 1997. Full High Quality https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FNRtnwV8dHtyOWM1VX1cEE_vMW9oVKCn/view

Before The College Dropout 187th (with The Chicago Outfit) Song recorded in 1996 for Kanye's rap group The Chicago Outfit (later known as The Go Getters). Song was posted by GLC to his blog in 2009. 2:56 Apr 22, 2009 Full Low Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/JHspNbOCCu/file.html

Before The College Dropout A New State of Mind (with State of Mind) (prod. Kanye West) Demo made by the first group Kanye was in called State Of Mind, formed by him and his friend Eugene "Frexx" McNair Jr. Recorded in the early 1990s, and was on a 1993 State of Mind demo tape. Snippet was played in the Channel 4 documentary "Public Enemies: JAY-Z vs Kanye". Jul 31, 2017 Snippet Recording https://krakenfiles.com/view/x3vFJtm3Ct/file.html

Before The College Dropout A Step Back (with State of Mind) Song from the 1990s with Kanye's first rap group State of Mind. Likely from the early 1990s as most State of Mind songs. Sep 17, 2022 Snippet High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/OpU5s0CdUL/file.html

Before The College Dropout Ain't No Money Likely made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout Baby's Coming (with The Go Getters) Leaked in Oct 2016 by garetare from the Kanye + GG tape. Made around 2000. 3:34 Oct 1, 2016 Full CD Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/S5DqDTF9ts/file.html

Before The College Dropout Baseball Song Likely made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout Champions [V1] (ref. GLC) GLC confirmed in an interview that he sent Kanye a reference track for his verse on the song "Champions" (the 2002 one, not the 2016 one). He also mentions that he only did the flow and delivery, the lyrics are completely different. Confirmed Not Available https://amp.www.complex.com/music/2019/07/kanye-west-go-getters-90s-chicago-rap-group-story

Before The College Dropout Coach Boys Likely made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout ⭐ Dream Come True (All Falls Down, Self Conscious) Pre-The College Dropout-era throwaway that would later have its lyrics be reused for "All Falls Down". Other than lyrics, it shares nothing in common with "All Falls Down". 3:54 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/LElgz30JY2/file.html

Before The College Dropout Ever Since Recorded in 1998, leaked in 2008, full version has not currently been found. 1:10 Jun 19, 2008 Partial Low Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/xjYdDKgwI6/file.html

Before The College Dropout Family Business [V1] Original version of "Family Business" found on the 2001 demo tape. Kanye's voice is used as a reference for the sample chop. 4:05 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/YAb55LZgXs/file.html

Before The College Dropout Flashin' Them $ Likely made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout Freestyle Track 13 off of the 2001 demo tape. 2:17 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/g68sLmY80f/file.html

Before The College Dropout Go Getter Life (with The Go Getters) Likely made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout Gotta Pose Track 7 off of the 2001 demo tape. 4:24 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/M4bRP0LqNu/file.html

Before The College Dropout Rhymefest - Good Ass Job (feat. Kanye West) Likely to be an early version of Rhymefest's song "Good Ass Job", made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Features are unconfirmed, but Kanye was most likely on it at the time. A version released on Rhymefest's 2001 album Raw Dawg. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout Green Eggs & Ham (with State of Mind) First song Kanye ever recorded in a studio. Written when he was just 13 years old, with his rap group named State Of Mind. He begged his mother, Donda West, to let him go record it, and she could see it made him so happy that she just couldn't say no. According to No I.D. in an interview, it was "real super-early, 90s-sounding, yelling type of hip-hop record with a computer keyboard beat that was really quite funny", but he also stated that "The music wasn't good". Confirmed Not Available https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2007-11-13-0711130488-story.html https://beats-rhymes-lists.com/facts/no-id-kanye-west-manager-early-days/ https://www.billboard.com/music/rb-hip-hop/kanye-mentor-no-id-on-early-days-mc-hammer-pants-6745313/

Before The College Dropout Have It Your Way (prod. Kanye West) Track 3 off of the 2001 demo tape. Uses an early version of the "Bring Me Down" instrumental. 3:37 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/s0PMJt3ZmT/file.html

Before The College Dropout Hey Mama [V1] (feat. John Legend) (prod. Kanye West) (Hey Ma) First version of "Hey Mama", featured on the 2001 demo tape. Overall more rough feeling than later versions. 4:24 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/Osq3nlQVFZ/file.html

Before The College Dropout Ho!!! (prod. E Smoove) Song recorded around 1994 with Focus Music Group. Found in a lawsuit from 2005. Possible track for the E Smoove & Kanye collab album. Confirmed Not Available https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KK7lYHPM333-o92dAtd_bUdjT5njrCWD/view

Before The College Dropout Home (Windy) (feat. John Legend) (prod. Kanye West) Original version of "Home" featured on the 2001 demo tape as track 1. 2:51 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/dbDB0A0iMX/file.html

Before The College Dropout I Need To Know [V1] (prod. Kanye West) Version of "I Need To Know" that was included on the 2001 demo tape. Has some different lyrics than the later version and sounds rougher, doesn't feature John Legend either. 3:43 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/hgUbL7fKE7/file.html

Before The College Dropout It Don't Stop Likely made in 1997 at HINGE studios, alongside many other tracks. Craig Bauer, former owner of the studio, posted a picture of several reels of songs Kanye worked on at the time. Confirmed Not Available https://www.facebook.com/craigbauermixer/photos/pb.100063485562933.-2207520000../10150796870455619/?type=3

Before The College Dropout Rhymefest - Jesus Walks [V1] (feat. Kanye West) Jesus Walks was originally Rhymefest's song, meant to be on his debut studio album "Blue Collar", however after Kanye was signed to Roc-A-Fella Records, Rhymefest ultimately decided to give the song to Kanye. Confirmed Not Available

Before The College Dropout Jesus Walks [V2] Track 2 off of the 2001 demo tape. 3:32 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/vNqgEjd4VU/file.html

Before The College Dropout Keep MC's Looking Out (prod. E Smoove) Song recorded around 1994 with Focus Music Group. Found in a lawsuit from 2005. Possible track for the E Smoove & Kanye collab album. Confirmed Not Available https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KK7lYHPM333-o92dAtd_bUdjT5njrCWD/view

Before The College Dropout Know The Game Track 10 off of the 2001 demo tape. 2:57 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/EVGhIeSTBu/file.html

Before The College Dropout Last Freestyle Track 14 off of the 2001 demo tape. 2:44 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/Ujx2zdir4Y/file.html

Before The College Dropout Motherfucker [V1] (D12 World) Demo made before The College Dropout and repurposed years later for the D12 song, "D12 World". 3:16 Full High Quality https://krakenfiles.com/view/rBevkDf4fH/file.html

Before The College Dropout Smoke & Numbers - Motherfucker [V2] (feat. Kanye West) (D12 Wo

Kanye Unreleased Tracker
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Tags Kanye West, Music, Rap
Type Google Sheet
Published 03/02/2023, 03:17:15

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