Seriously, though, if you have even a passing interest in Hip Hop, Electronic music, or Kanye, take a listen. I'm not a fan of Kanye's vocals in most things, but the instrumentals on this album are sublime. One reviewer called it "The angry, vengeful twin of 808's and Heartbreaks", which I agree with.
I have a friend who is... a little too enthusiastic about Mr. West, so I went into this wanting to dislike it so as not to give him the satisfaction. I could not.