As we reported in December, Kanye is up for 8 Grammy Awards at tonight’s show, including Song of the Year for “All of the Lights” and two nominations for Best Rap Album.
The show takes place tonight at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live in the U.S. on CBS at 8pm EST.
Kanye and Jay-Z will be dropping the “Ni**as in Paris” video tomorrow, February 9 via VEVO.
Kanye West and Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne is featured by many publications’ in their Top Albums of 2011 lists. We’ve rounded up several of them here…
Talking to MTV, Jay-Z suggested that a second album by “The Throne” could be released as early as next year.
“Gotta Have It” will be the next single from Watch the Throne, Shawn Pecas of Def Jam confirmed on Twitter today.
The track will follow “N—s in Paris” which peaked at #16 on the US Billboard Hot 100 last week.
Talking to XXL, Drake revealed that a proposed collaboration album between him and Lil Wayne was scrapped for fear of comparison to Watch the Throne.
Me and Wayne scrapped the idea of a collaboration album. We just agreed that it would be looked upon as… It would be sort of this competition [with Watch The Throne]. I feel like it would get caught in this whirlwind of hype. [Wayne] agreed. We just said, ‘If we do it, we’ll do it down the line. But right now is not the time.