Album

ReleaseFormatTracksCountry/DateLabelCatalog#Barcode
Official
The College DropoutCD21
  • US2004-02-10
Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsB0002030-02602498617397
The College Dropout (edited/clean version)CD21
  • US2004-02-10
Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsB0002035-02602498617403
The College Dropout (2 × Vinyl, LP, Album)12" Vinyl15
  • US2004-02-10
Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsB0002030-01602498617410
The College DropoutCD21
  • GB2004-02-16
Roc‐A‐Fella Records9862061602498620618
The College Dropout (special edition)2×CD + DVD22 + 6 + 6
  • JP2005-05-04
Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsUICD 6097
The College DropoutCD22
  • JP2005-09-21
Roc‐A‐Fella RecordsUICY-900084988005401878
The College DropoutCD22
  • JP2007-05-23
Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)UICD-30194988005470300
The College Dropout +1SHM-CD22
  • JP2012-09-19
Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)UICY-203834988005723925
The College DropoutDigital Media22
  • XW2018-07-16
Roc‐A‐Fella Records602567922186
Promotion
The College Dropout (Review Copy for Entertainment Weekly)CD22
  • US2004-02-13
Roc‐A‐Fella Records[none]
Bootleg
The College Dropout (advance bootleg)Digital Media15
[none]
The College Dropout (later advanced bootleg)Digital Media18
[none]

Relationships

associated singles/EPs:All Falls Down
Jesus Walks
The New Workout Plan
Through the Wire
part of:Grammy Award: Best Rap Album nominees (number: 2005 winner) (order: 10)
Fact Magazine: The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s (number: 20) (order: 20)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 74) (order: 74)
1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (2005 edition) (order: 104)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 298) (order: 298)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/6983 [info]
reviews:http://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/8767-the-college-dropout/ [info]
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/reviews/album/7733/38199 [info]
https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/reviews/z4wx [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/kanye_west/the_college_dropout/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000326741 [info]
Wikidata:Q747526 [info]

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