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Lil Wayne Fires Shots At The Throne

“I met a red-bone, I took the girl home/I asked her what she wanna watch, she said, ‘Surely not The Throne’” During the YMCMB pre-Grammys party at Paramount Studios last night, Tune gave a moment of silence for Whitney Houston and announced signing Christina Milian. At the 3:50 mark, he also tosses a pebble Jay and ‘Ye’s way. Oy vey. Surley, Weezy will be the next contestant on that Summer Jam screen. More footage from the festivities below.

Chris Rock Inspired By The Throne

Chris Rock wants to hit the road again and bring Dave Chappelle along for the ride. In fact, he tells Vulture that he was inspired by Jigga and Kanye and their collaborative effort. “I’ve been talking to Chappelle a lot. Been trying to get Chappelle to go on tour. You know I’m not the hard one laughing. But I’m trying to make that happen. After seeing Kanye and Jay-Z, I was like, ‘Me and Dave should do this.’ Hell yeah! […]

’11 Best Albums: #1 The Throne Watch The Throne

You are now watching the Throne—at the top of our list. Easily. What sounded like every rap fan’s dream on paper finally came true in early August. Jay-Z and Kanye recorded their masterpiece across the globe with producers Hit-Boy, RZA, Pete Rock, Swizz Beatz, Q-Tip, and The Neptunes. Mrs. Carter and Mr. Hudson are also featured but it’s Frank Ocean who ceases the moment, nailing the choruses of the opener “No Church In The Wild” and the moving “Made In […]

’11 Best Singles: #3 The Throne “Niggas In Paris”

Folks of all races skated to one song and this one song only. Over Hit-Boy’s heavy drums and electrifying bridge, Jay and Ye displayed their balling antics on tilt that made even the poorest man wanna dig in his pocket to cop a bottle of bubbly. The Will Ferrell Blades Of Glory-sample during the break was actually quite fitting since we needed a time out from all the kinetic energy. Thankfully the bars were as strong as the bounce. From […]