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Kanye West & Jay-Z – Watch The Throne
(Roc-A-Fella, 2011)

Watch The Throne, the much-hyped collaboration between Kanye West and Jay-Z, isn’t going to win these two any new fans, but they won’t lose any either.  If you are a fan of these giants of hip-hop, you should enjoy this album.  You might even call it a masterpiece of sorts.  But if you don’t like them, then this isn’t going to change your mind.  This album is not a contest.  This is no game of thrones.  Watch The Throne documents the status of these artists, solidifying their position above their peers.  Instead of battling for the top spot, they have joined forces to rule with an iron fist — each showcasing their unique strengths to oust the competition and secure the crown for themselves.

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