Watch The Throne (Explicit Version) (Jay-Z & Kanye West) CD (2011)

Artist: Jay-Z

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Universal Music Group
SKU 223323731
UPC 602527791494
UPC 14 00602527791494
Format CD
Release Date 8/23/2011
Links
Author Jay-Z
Compilation Appearance Paper Trail [PA]
Associated Artist/Work Bleek, Memphis
Associated Artist/Work Bloodfire
Associated Artist/Work Cent, 50
Associated Artist/Work Dre, Dr.
Associated Artist/Work Jeezy, Young
Associated Artist/Work Killah, Ghostface
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Associated Artist/Work Sean, Big
Associated Artist/Work Tapemasters, Inc.
Technical Info
CatalogID B0015958-02
Lable Name Roc Nation
Released 08/15/2011
Original Release 2011
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 67m : 46s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
UPC 00602527791494
Musical Guests
Frank Ocean
Beyonce
Otis Redding
Mr. Hudson
Curtis Mayfield
Album Notes and Credits
Initially intended to be an EP, Watch the Throne -- from rap superstars Jay-Z and Kanye West, aka the Throne -- took on a number of forms prior to its release as a full-length album. Nailed down during January 2011 sessions at Mercer Hotel in New York City, the aggressive and boast-heavy set features vocal appearances from Beyonc?, Frank Ocean, and La Roux's Elly Jackson, as well as writing and production assistance from the likes of Swizz Beatz, the Neptunes, the RZA, Om'Mas Keith, and Terius "the-Dream" Nash.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (p.67) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "This is an album that takes aim at the history books....It has a sound to match those grand pretensions."
Rolling Stone (p.67) - Ranked #2 in Rolling Stone's '50 Best Albums Of 2011' -- "THRONE testifies to Kanye West's genius for beats both iconoclastic and pop-savvy."
Spin (p.16) - Ranked #40 in Spin's 'The Top 40 Albums Of 2011' -- "[They] segue into dubstep and '70s art rock..."
Magnet (p.56) - "Jay sounds generally reinvigorated: good-humored, full of nimble, intricate wit and atypically emotionally revealing..."
Disc 1
1 No Church in the Wild
2 Lift Off
3 Ni**as in Paris
4 Otis
5 Gotta Have It
6 New Day
7 That's My B**tch
8 Welcome to the Jungle
9 Who Gon Stop Me
10 Murder to Excellence
11 Made in America
12 Why I Love You
13 Illest Motherf**ker Alive
14 H
15 Primetime
16 Joy, The
Product Attributes
Artist Jay-Z
Label Universal Music Group
Music Format Compact Disc
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