When your new single has only been released for about a week and world renowned music critics including Rolling Stone, MTV, The L.A Times, Time, Paste, New York magazine, Fader Mag, USA Today ---- do I have to continue? ---all have groundbreaking statements to make about you, that means one thing. Not only have we missed you, but you are indeed, without a doubt a necessity in our lives. Ladies and Gentleman, Kanye West. Power.

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