How Kanye Bested Jay-Z This Summer

This summer has seen a number of interesting music releases, from the much-hyped debut of Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," to the return of Black Sabbath. But perhaps the most interesting aspect of these releases has been the direct competition between friends and "Watch The Throne" collaborators Jay-Z and Kanye West. With both releasing albums this summer - "Yeezus" by … [Read more...]

Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake Ft. Jay Z

It's the prodigal return of Timbo and Trousersnake, and I'm a little over-excited to say the least. It's been six years since his last release, 'Futuresex/Lovesounds' and many people thought he'd never get back to making music, but after letting us all know that he's 'ready', the time has come to check out my thoughts and the new track below: … [Read more...]

Encore – Jay Z & Nicolas Jaar (Buzz-T remix)

This is . . . unexpectedly fantastic. Nicolas Jaar has been remixed with Jay Z's encore and the results are pretty damn dynamic. There's something here to please everyone's taste as the remix cruises past unexpected curiosity to something kinda lush. Listen and replay in the summer to seem cool in front of your friends; 'I have this great remix you won't have heard before . . … [Read more...]

New God Flow – Kanye West & Pusha T

Here's a new track from Kanye with Pusha T. After winning a BET Award with Jay-Z (an award ceremony that had everything, including Jay-Z in direct competition with his missus, and Kanye getting interrupted during his speech in a Kanye-like way), Yeezy is on a high. He has every reason to be with awesome tracks like this one. … [Read more...]

Why I Love You – Jay Z & Kanye West (ft. Mr Hudson)

For some bizarre reason, I've only recently sat down and listened to Watch The Throne properly. And it's been an utter delight. The first half of that album is fantastic and there are a few highlights that dot around the whole album. One of them is WHy I Love You , fifth from last on the album's tracking. Here's a little reminded of previous Kanye/Mr Hudson collab, … [Read more...]