Jay-Z and Kanye’s Watch the Throne To Drop in 2011
Fans will have to wait until next year for Kanye West and Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne album.
Originally, West planned to release Watch the Throne and My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy in November.
But Kanye confirmed yesterday (November 4) that the focus for the rest of the year will be his own LP and his G.O.O.D. team.
“It’s coming soon,” Kanye said during a conference call hosted by Def Jam. “It’s gonna be early next year, though.”
The duo’s work has been heavily featured during Kanye’s G.O.O.D. Fridays series on tracks like the “Power (Remix),” “Monster,” and “So Appalled.”
Last week’s song showcased the pair rhyming over the Pete Rock-produced “The Joy,” causing speculation on if the offering signaled the album’s direction.
Both artists have been recording since August. According to Jay-Z, they are close to wrapping up the 10-track album.
“Before I came into London we were in Bath at Peter Gabriel’s studio,” Jay-Z told Tim Westwood. “We recorded some songs there. It’s exciting that its coming out…[We’re] pretty close.”
At press time, no outside producers or guests emcees have been finalized.