, *sales figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, This article is about the Kanye West song. The song was performed by West as part of a medley at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards, as well on numerous television shows, including; Late Show with David Letterman, Total Request Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and Later... with Jools Holland. And when it falls down, who you gon' call now? Come on, come on I can't even pronounce nothin', pass that Ver-say-see! "All Fall Down" is the name of a 1985 hit single by British pop group Five Star. But, in the process of making up for the prior oppression they had received, West scrutinizes their new subjugation, this excessive materialism, as a result. I'm tellin' you all, it all falls down , "All Falls Down" is placed as the fourth song of Kanye West's debut studio album, The College Dropout. Also released as an extra track on the 2010 remastered 'Luxury Of Life' album. 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Yeah, this the real one, baby I want to act ballerific like it's all terrific Things we buy to cover up what's inside Within the concept of insecurities, West makes the decision to specifically hone in on the continuous, dividing matter of excessive materialism, or a desire of it, in attempt to pertain to an affluent appearance. In a 2013 interview with The New York Times, West revealed Dead Prez's impact on the song; "It wasn’t until I hung out with Dead Prez and understood how to make, you know, raps with a message sound cool that I was able to just write “All Falls Down” in 15 minutes.”, West performed the song live on Def Poetry Jam in 2004 as a poem titled "Self Conscious". The single was written by Barry Blue and Robin Smith, themselves famous for writing songs for artists in the 1970s. Just to be like, "Nigga, you ain't up on this" I'm tellin' you all, it all falls down Man, I promise, I'm so self-conscious The album is notable for containing complex societal issues, which West strives to advertently cover in ways relating to the Black American community. Westside, Westside Syleena Johnson – Through the Wire", Charts.nz – KanYe West feat. The reason this lifestyle is endeavored is in an attempt to recompense for everything the Black American community has had taken from them in the past. , West also ties this thematic idea to an even deeper, underlying meaning. We'll buy a lot of clothes, but we don't really need 'em She had hair so long that it looked like weave The song's b-side, "First Avenue", was an instrumental track written and co-produced by band member Deniece Pearson and credited to the Five Star Orchestra.  The music video also features cameos by GLC, Consequence, Common, Kel Mitchell, and Syleena Johnson, who features on the song, as the lady who checks Dash in at the airport reception. I'm tellin' you all, it all falls down The single was written by Barry Blue and Robin Smith, themselves famous for writing songs for artists in the 1970s. John Frankenheimer directed and John Houseman produced. That's why shorty's hollerin', "Where the ballers at?" We gon' set this party off right It was released in February 2004 and entered the UK Singles Chart at number ten and peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 on May 11, 2004, his first Top 10 in the USA. But the people highest up got the lowest self-esteem I'm tellin' you all, it all falls down I'm tellin' you all, it all falls down , Spin named "All Falls Down" the third best song of 2004. I got a problem with spendin' before I get it We gon' show 'em how we get down  West then called upon Syleena Johnson to re-sing the relevant vocal portions of "Mystery of Iniquity" which ended up in the final track. The video used a technique similar to that of A-ha's "Take On Me", with a rotoscope type clip. Oh when it all, it all falls down These thematic concepts, prevalent through the entirety of the album, are omnipresent within this specific song. Kanye originally attempted to acquire legal clearance to sample the recording but due to various complications, the permission was withheld. I was just thinking that I hope you word that “I want to be the number 1 rapper” thing right so niggas just don’t take offense to it. [Chorus: Syleena Johnson & Kanye West] The song contains an interpolation of "Mystery of Iniquity" by Lauryn Hill from her live album MTV Unplugged No. Uh, Chi-Town, stand up! The song was produced by West and features singer Syleena Johnson. The single became a breakthrough for Five Star, giving them their first Top 40 entry, peaking at #15. And when it falls down, who you gon' call now? That major that she majored in don't make no money Kanye released an earlier version of this song as “Self Conscious (Poetry-Style)"on Freshmen Adjustment and performed a lesser-known spoken word version on “Def Poetry Jam” of this song also known as from Freshmen Adjustment. Lyrically, "All Falls Down" examines the self-consciousness and insecurity within society, particularly the black community, and how these characteristics pertain to economic materialism.. [Produced by Kanye West]. “All Falls Down” is a self-reflection of Kanye’s personal battle with consumerism. Without some Ones that's clean and a shirt with a team "All Falls Down" is a song by American hip hop artist Kanye West. It seem we livin' the American Dream [Chorus: Syleena Johnson & Kanye West] 'Cause fuck it, I went to Jacob with 25 thou Southside, Southside It was released in February 2004 and entered the UK Singles Chart at number ten and peaked at number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 on May 11, 2004, his first Top 10 in the USA. And when it falls down, who you gon' call now? I'm tellin' you all, it all falls down Then she cut it all off, now she look like Eve West ends with a claim that he recognizes his submission to such a lifestyle, but also knows that it is not just him that falls subject to such a behavior. That's why you always see me with at least one of my watches C'mon, c'mon She's so precious with the peer pressure For the road to riches and diamond rings  The video is shot in first-person perspective, displaying the journey from their car to the airport terminal through West's eyes. Westside, Westside The prettiest people do the ugliest things The screenplay was adapted from the novel by playwright William Inge and the film starred Eva Marie Saint and Warren Beatty.Upon its release, the film was a minor box-office hit. Oh, when it all We gon' set this party off right Now, tell me that ain't insecurr It was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental Performance in 1986.. , West in "All Falls Down" decides to vulnerably share his own imperfections. , Information taken from The College Dropout liner notes. We buy our way out of jail, but we can't buy freedom The single was the third UK release from their first album Luxury of Life, released in June 1985. Oh, when it all, it all falls down Come on, come on Oh, when it all, it all falls down "All Fall Down" is the name of a 1985 hit single by British pop group Five Star. ‘Cause I wanna be on 106 & Park, pushin' a Benz We gon' set this party off right Rollie's and Pasha's done drove me crazy  This shines through his divulge into chronic issues with personal insecurities, which he recognizes as a problem that relates to the greater population within society than just himself. [Verse 2: Kanye West] The song was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 47th Grammy Awards, Viewer's Choice at the 2004 BET Awards and received nominations for a total of four awards at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards. The prettiest people do the ugliest things, We shine because they hate us, floss 'cause they degrade us, And for that paper, look how low we'll stoop, Even if you in a Benz, you still a nigga in a coupe, I say, "Fuck the police," that's how I treat 'em, We buy our way out of jail, but we can't buy freedom, Drug dealer buy Jordan, crackhead buy crack, But I ain't even gon' act holier than thou, Don't Know by Termanology (Ft. Chasen Hampton), All Falls Down [Redux] by Bash (The Outcast) (Ft. Jean blu), Self Conscious (A.K.A. We all self-conscious, I'm just the first to admit it She has no idea what she doin' in college  A performance of "All Falls Down" was included on West's 2006 live album Late Orchestration, which was recorded in 2005 at Abbey Road Studios in London. * The 8:24 "M & M remix" of All fall down was released on volume 18 of the Dance Classics series of CDs released by Rodeo Media (RDM005). While focusing on this topic, he admits that although being subject to this affair, he knowingly understands the mindset contradictory to such a lifestyle pertaining to short-term, consumerist happiness.