Posts tagged ‘Watch The Throne’

August 18, 2011

Video: S1 Breaks Down “Excellence” Off WTT


Producer Symbolyc One takes us on a magic carpet ride through the process of creating the Murder for Excellence beat.

August 9, 2011

Frank Ocean Covers FADER

Each year we’re presented with a new artist that’s suppose to be the next big thing. This year we have Frank Ocean and it looks like homeboy is here for the long haul. He has managed to take the music world by storm in only 6 months….yes it’s only been 6 months. Drops Nostalgia, Ultra then gets on Watch The Throne, now he’s a cover boy. Much respect to the grind.

When he was nine, Frank Ocean’s godfather subscribed him to Robb Report, a magazine for the ultra-rich. Less interested in fiduciary smarts, it’s a catalog of conspicuous consumption, highlighting tropical vacations, invaluable antiques and, as Ocean came to know, really expensive cars. Though he comes from a middle class family, he obsessively read the magazine’s classified ads, fixating on exorbitantly priced used Bentleys and Maybachs. “I would just fall in love with all their cars. That was the start.” Ocean, whowas born Christopher Breaux (and goes by Lonny to friends), downscaled his material desires, and when he was 13, began going door-to-door, detailing cars for cash. “I would bring all my supplies. Literally, it was like a movie, I had a wagon, those long red wagons, like a Radio Flyer-type wagon, and I used to buy my own soaps.

Shouts: FADER

August 5, 2011

Video: Jay-Z x Kanye West | Watch The Throne (Trailer)


3 days until the summer gets even hotter.

August 5, 2011

The Madbury Club: Watch The Throne | Review

The Advent of Watch The Throne reviews has arrived. The wunderkinds over at Madbury Club have released an 18 page spread based on their take of Jay-Z and Kanye’s latest project.

Trust me you’ll want to read this.

Check it here.

July 21, 2011

Jay-Z x Kanye West – Otis ft. Otis Redding

Since the rest of the world has it up. I decided that I’d be a follower just this once. Plus some of you guys may not have it so, enjoy.

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