Romain-Gavras directs the third visual from Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch The Throne album — “No Church in the Wild”. The track features a guest appearance by Frank Ocean while the video was shot on the streets of Prague just last month.
Jay-Z & Kanye West are taking their Watch The Throne tour to Europe. Starting in mid-May, the hip-hop duo will kick things off at the O2 Arena in London and travel through some major venues into June. Among the destinations is a two-night stint in Paris, and rightfully so. Complete tour date lineup below.
Here’s episode two of VOYR’s series which gives us a behind the scenes look at Kanye West and Jay-Z’s Watch The Throne tour. This time, Kanye leads the way as he takes a trip down memory lane, visiting his old neigbhorhood and highlighting a few memories in the process.
The music video for Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Otis just premiered on MTV and you can check it out below in case you haven’t peeped it. Watch The Throne is an epic album and this is one heck of a video. Directed by Spike Jonze. Just one thing — What the heck is Aziz Ansari doing? Comedic relief FTW!
If you pre-ordered Jay-Z & Kanye West’s Watch The Throne album through www.watchthethrone.com, you’ve probably already gotten a link to the download. The highly anticipated album is now available through iTunes as well. The Deluxe version features 4 bonus tracks. The hard copy drops on the 12th but digital’s reigning supreme right now. In the modern digital era, Watch The Throne may be the first major album to not leak before its release date. I’m almost done going through my first complete listen of WTT and I’ve been thoroughly impressed.
With the highly anticipated Watch The Throne album releasing on August 1st, Jay-Z and Kanye West have dropped this ten-minute documentary giving us a behind-the-scenes look at how this collaboration came to life. Look for the digital version of Watch the Throne to drop on August 1, 2011 and the hard copy to release on August 5, 2011.
Hov and Ye have dropped another single from their highly anticipated album, Watch the Throne. Paying homage to the great Otis Redding, Jay-Z & Kanye West drop bars back and forth over a sample of the legend’s 1966 class, “Try a Little Tenderness.” Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci offers the artwork for “Otis” and as you may recall, he’s also the man that designed the cover for WTT. Watch the Throne drops August 1, 2011 and can be pre-order at www.watchthethrone.com.
With the pre-orders now live for one of the most anticipated albums of our time, here are shots from the studio sessions for the making of Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch the Throne. There is so much talent packed in to one room with Pharrell, Kid Cudi, Rihanna and others lending their expertise at times as well. If you haven’t pre-ordered yet, you can do so here.