Hey there, all you cats and kittens out in Radioland, do we have a treat for you! It's a Pitchfork-verified collaboration between Daft Punk and Jay-Z that was never released, probably because it is terrible!
In this unfinished rough cut, apparently meant for the Tron: Legacy soundtrack, Jay and his French robot pals take a bold stance against the following:
- texting abbreviations, especially x's and o's
- kids these days
Also includes some high-quality grunts and a crescendo of panicked shouting.
I never saw Tron, was it about how millennials are ruining a perfectly good society what with all their FaceSpaces and Tweeters?
Good morning! I hope you had a beautiful weekend. Let's all wrench ourselves back to work with the likely first single off of Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, a track featuring some killer fills on the Timbaland/The-Dream beat, a very catchy hook from Justin Timberlake, and a clunky Nirvana riff on the chorus. In a power move that will strike you as either amusing or terrible, Jay-Z revealed the album art last Wednesday next to the actual Magna Carta in Salisbury Cathedral; Magna Carta Holy Grail is getting mixed reviews but contains a few real bangers, in my opinion. You can stream the whole thing here or [...]
Okay, this is a little ridiculous, but it's Friday and I think Jay-Z and Beyoncé should send Blue Ivy away for 20 years, sort of like in The Prince and the Pauper, so she can grow up normally and without knowing she's famous. Because $40K cribs and byzantium pacifiers will probably lower her chances at turning out happy and well-adjusted, and she could be so cool. Right? Jay and Bey: send her away! And visit in old cloaks, pretending to be her mysterious, glamorous aunt and uncle. Blue Ivy and the Pauper. You heard it here first.
After looking a little more closely at the original Prince and [...]
Thanks to Blue Ivy, Jay-Z went from ”Watch the Throne” to ”Watch the Crib” im gone
— NOT Blue Ivy▲ (@ItsBlueIvy) January 11, 2012
They brought her frankincense, myrrh, and a parody Twitter account.