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WATCH: Kanye, Jay-Z Drop 'N****s In Paris' Video

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.10.2012 | Entertainment

It's a song they played 168 times while on their Watch The Throne tour, and now it has a video. Kanye West and Jay-Z have released the video for "...

Kanye West, Jay-Z Drop Video For 'N----s In Paris'

Posted 02.09.2012 | Entertainment

Fans have been awaiting a visual for Jay-Z and Kanye West's ubiquitous Hit-Boy-produced smash 'N----s in Paris' ' since the duo released the 'Watch th...

Watch The Throne: A Brief History Of Jay-Z And/Or Kanye West Being Used In Movie Trailers

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment

The only thing better than an action movie starring Denzel Washington? An action movie starring Denzel Washington that uses Jay-Z or Kanye West as tra...

Celebs Rock Out To Final Jay-Z And Kanye Concert

Posted 12.14.2011 | Celebrity

The glitterati came out in droves last night to catch Jay-Z and Kanye West perform their last show as "Watch The Throne" at the Staples Center in LA f...

WATCH: Jay-Z & Kanye Play One Song At Their Concert Ten Times In A Row

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Jay-Z and Kanye West's chart-topping single "N****s In Paris" begins with a Will Ferrell sample from the film "Blades of Glory"... "We're gonna ska...

Aziz Ansari Writes 'Watch The Throne' In Emoticons

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.09.2011 | Home

In the months since Jay Z and Kanye West's studio collaboration "Watch The Throne" came out, we've seen autumn come and go, Herman Cain come and go, a...

2011: What Were The 11 Best Albums This Year?

Jeff Pollack | Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Everyone is about to release their picks for 2011 and looking back I'd like to say it was a good year for new music, but it really wasn't. There were,...

Jay And 'Ye Played The Same Song 7 Times

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.28.2011 | Detroit

Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch The Throne" tour came to Detroit on Saturday to a massive crowd at the Palace. The duo played 39 songs total, for a ...

The Inevitable 'Throne' Mashup

Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

"Game of Thrones" is a stunning, successful fantasy series on HBO. Watch The Throne is a stunning, successful joint album between Kanye West and Jay-Z...

Lil Wayne And Drake Scrap Joint Album

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

The Lil' Wayne/ Drake collaboration Young Money/Cash Money CEO Birdman promised us is no more, Drizzy and Weezy confirmed to XXL magazine. It seems Yo...

Kanye Gets Emotional On 'Watch the Throne' Tour

Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Kia Makarechi

Yes, they play "N****s in Paris" three times. Yes, they rap on top of giant, moving risers with LCD side panels. And yes, Kanye wears a leather skirt. But Kanye West and Jay-Z's joint concert is not an act ready made for tweets and text messages.

WATCH: Exclusive Jay-Z Interview With Steve Stoute (Part Two)

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.01.2012 | Black Voices

Last week HuffPost Black Voices premiered the first episode of our ongoing video series, "The Tanning Effect," which featured hip-hop mogul Jay-Z disc...

Left of Black with Guest Michael Eric Dyson

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 12.31.2011 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

Left of Black S:2 E:1 w/ Michael Eric Dyson September 12, 2011 Host Mark Anthony Neal, is joined by Georgetown professor and public intellectual Mi...

WATCH: 'The Tanning Effect': Steve Stoute Interview With Jay-Z (Part One)

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.27.2011 | Black Voices

From high fashion labels to everyday language, the hip-hop community is redefining American culture. To coincide with the release of marketing executi...

Why Are Kanye And Jay-Z Being Sued?

E! Online | Posted 12.18.2011 | Celebrity

Different strokes for different folks...that is, unless one of the folks doesn't think those strokes sound very different at all. Let us explain. W...

Kanye West's and Jay-Z's "Black Excellence" Gap

Jalen Victoria Coats | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Jalen Victoria Coats

I was riding on a wave of pride -- in the rappers' boldness and the content of their message -- when I came to a disappointing halt in my enjoyment of the track. What started out as valiant social commentary has declined into a drab, somewhat sulky exaltation of "the new black elite."

Jay-Z/Kanye's 'No Church In The Wild' Gets An Official-Looking Unofficial Video

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

The High 5 Collective didn't waste any time in adding Watch the Throne to their repertoire. The collective, who is at the top of the field when it com...

Surprise Performers For VMAs Revealed!

Posted 10.28.2011 | Entertainment

After dropping the most anticipated album of the summer, Jay-Z and Kanye West have another trick up their sleeves. According to E!, the two were last...

Lizzie Schiffman

Did Kanye And Jay-Z Rip Off Chicago Soul Singer? | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson won't be pushed around. When the legendary vocalist heard a track from his song "Different Strokes" sampled in Kany...

Amy Lee

Who's The Opera Singer On 'Watch The Throne'? | Amy Lee | Posted 10.19.2011 | Home

While opera and hip-hop may not seem like the likeliest of musical partners (unless you count "Carmen: A Hip-Hopera"), "Watch the Throne" -- already a...

Lyrical Discourse: Watch The Throne

Damon L. Daniels | Posted 10.17.2011 | Black Voices
Damon L. Daniels

A number of interesting concepts conveyed within Watch the Throne's lyrics sit well within the mosaic of conversations that African Americans carry out in various settings of debate throughout Black America.

Jay-Z And Kanye West Top The Charts

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.26.2011 | Black Voices

A week following its release, Jay-Z and Kanye West's debut collaboration, "Watch The Throne," landed on top of the Soundscan charts, selling over 436,...

WATCH: You've Never Seen Kanye West And Jay-Z Like This

Posted 10.16.2011 | Comedy

Although it may be hard to beat the Spike Jonze-directed "Otis," the first video off Jay-Z and Kanye West's "Watch the Throne," music video director J...

How Much Did Jay-Z Spend On Champagne ?

People | Posted 10.16.2011 | Celebrity

Jay-Z spared no expense at his Watch the Throne release party inside Miami's Fontainebleau. ...

Jay-Z, Kanye West Open Store In NYC

Posted 10.27.2011 | Celebrity

Musicians, moguls and now store owners? Jay-Z and Kanye West, the dynamic duo behind the "Watch the Throne" LP, erected a pop-up store to sell cop...