see 10 min doc here.
This addiction to challenges carries over into the album’s production, with the rappers flipping through genres and tempos and verse structures like a veritable Wikipedia of pop music. They each rap entire verses, they battle line-to-line, Jay dips back into double-time, Kanye drawls out words that should never rhyme. They casually mention the Holocaust, name check everyone from Malcolm X and Mark Rothko to Jesus, Joseph and Mary and drop in Ferris Bueller references for good measure. If not made up entirely of club bangers, no one can question that the album does sound like the two invested a great deal of time (and phone calls, calling in production from RZA, Swizz Beatz and more) on it.
Watch The Throne hits all the necessary bases.
Other critics weren’t so nice. So, anybody hear the KanJay album yet? Yay or Nay?
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