Jay Z and Kanye West’s collaborative album Watch The Throne ranks among the peak moments in recent Hip-Hop history, but it’s now in question whether or not some foul play was involved with its creation. Or at the very least, that’s what New York musician Joel McDonald alleges.
Rappers come, rappers go, and so do their albums. But let’s revisit a few projects, or at least the tracks with single potential that got treated like a red-headed step child for one reason or another.
Maybe LeBron James can’t do it all. Yesterday (July 9), the NBA champion dropped some audio snippets of himself rapping on his Instagram account, and the bars were struggle filled.
“I would like to thank the swap meet for his hat,” as quoted by Jay-Z and directed towards The-Dream, was what the ether King Hov jokingly spat during his acceptance for his Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. “No Church In the Wild,” the captivating intro from 2011’s Watch the Throne, granted Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean […]
If you’re a true Hip-Hop fan, you can never grow tired of hearing Pete Rock talk about beats. The Chocolate Boy Wonder recently talked digging for beats, hooking up tracks for The Throne, watching the late J Dilla produce fresh grooves and more.
It’s been exactly one year to the day that throngs of Hip-Hop fans waited with baited breath by their computer for Watch The Throne to be released by iTunes. Since the project was even announced, there was the sentiment that this album was going to be different. It had to be. Collaboration albums happen annually, but never to this […]
If you ever wanted to take a behind the scenes look at the making of Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s collaborative album, Watch The Throne, here is your chance. Originally premiered at the Watch The Throne listening session in New York City last year, the documentary on how this album was made is finally available for the viewing pleasure of […]
The Throne was in the building at the 2012 BET Awards, walking away with the Best Group award. Kanye, who just finished his set with G.O.O.D Music, hit the stage to accept the award joking about his reputation for awkward acceptance speeches. “I wish Jay-Z was here to say something politically correct for me,” he […]
Last week, Chauncey “Hit-Boy” Hollis put an emphatic foot forward in his rap career with “Jay-Z Interview.” The super-producer best known for songs like “Ni**as in Paris,” “Theraflu,” “Goldie” and “Drop The World” released the cameo-heavy video documenting hsi rise in prominence. The title of the song raised plenty of eyebrows but when approached by […]
Anarchy is the world’s reality in The Throne’s video for “No Church In the Wild,” the Frank Ocean assisted track from the critically acclaimed Watch The Throne. The stunning visuals were directed by Romain Gavras in Prague. Get the experience after the jump.
Besides posing for a lot of photos, Rihanna always seems to get special treatment. The European leg of the Watch The Throne tour is underway and during its stop in London, the Bajan singer joined Kanye West and Jay-Z on stage to perform “All of the Lights” and “Run This Town.” Rih Rih’s appearance marked the […]
Hit-Boy talked with Noisey TV of VICE about his anticipated single “Jay-Z Interview,” produced by BINK! He also shared the advice that Kanye West gave him and his motivation to work with newer artists after working with almost all of his idols.
Can’t stand trailers, but it’s from Jay-Z’s Life + Times so, yeah. This :24 second trailer is title “Made In America” and we can’t really tell what it is exactly for. “Made In America,” featuring Frank Ocean from the Watch The Throne album? Nah, it’s not the song in the clip. Maybe it’s a teaser […]
It looks like The Throne isn’t quite done with their landmark album yet. Check out pictures and footage of Jay-Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean‘s “No Church In The Wild,” filmed in Prague, Czech Republic. This video is directed by Roman Gavras, and from the looks of it, might be “Run This Town” on an immense […]
And just when we thought it was over, The Throne unintentionally displays their relevancy. Bruno Mars performed a cover of “Ni**as In Paris” at the Playboy Mansion’s celebration for the “Sex and Music” issue release. Bruno Mars’ ode to The Throne was just one of a medley of covers that included songs from Bell Biv and […]
Lonnie had a G.O.O.D. weekend in Las Vega performing at Haze to a packed venue, and like the proper showman he is, Common treated the crowd to a freestyle over The Throne‘s ‘Otis’. More below. Via Perajok
If you have been waiting to belt out the lyrics to “Ni**as In Paris,” in Paris, things just got a little bit easier. Jay-Z and Kanye West have added some more tour dates to the international leg of the Watch The Throne Tour.
Jay-Z and Kanye West won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance. However, neither of the artists were present at the 2012 Grammy Awards to accept their award. The Throne beat out Chris Brown (“Look At Me Now”), Wiz Khalifa (“Black and Yellow”), Lupe Fiasco (“The Show Goes On”) and Nicki Minaj (“Moment For Life”). […]
The success of Jay-Z and Kanye West may have inspired a potential collaboration between Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle. During last weekend’s Sundace Film Festival, Chris Told New York Magazine’s Vulture blog that Yeezy and Hova has given him the urge to go on a comedy tour, with Chappelle. “”I’ve been talking to Chappelle a […]
During last night’s airing of the 2011 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, ‘The Throne’ took the stage to perform “N***as In Paris.” Beyonce was also spotted in the crowd singing along to her husband and baby’s future godfather. Check out Kanye and Jay-Z below.