The Throne

J. Cole Samples The Throne & Beyonce On New Track “The Cure”

X. Alexander | July 29, 2012 - 11:56 am

“My bed is like a deck of cards, two black queens,” J. Cole raps on the new track “The Cure,” but the real royalty comes courtesy of the song he samples — The Throne’s “Lift Off,” featuring vocals from the Queen Bey herself, Beyonce. “The Cure” references everyone from Abraham Lincoln to Keenan and Kel… More »

Jay-Z And Kanye West Perform “N***as In Paris” In Paris 11 Times For Celeb-Studded Crowd

X. Alexander | June 2, 2012 - 11:15 am

When Jay-Z and Kanye West promise to bring The Throne to Paris, they do not disappoint. The duo broke their own record by performing “Ni***s in Paris” at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy a whopping eleven times (which really could have been a concert all on its own, at that length). But maybe the hip… More »

Grammy Winners 2012: Adele Wins It All

Nicole Sia | February 12, 2012 - 8:45 pm

As we thought, six-time Grammy nominee Adele is now a six-time Grammy winner, sweeping Album, Record and Song of the Year, as well as Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Short Form Video and Best Pop Solo Performance at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (Feb. 12). The singer netted trophies for her record-smashing album… More »

Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” Named #1 Song Of 2011 By ‘EW’ & ‘Billboard’

Idolator Staff | December 18, 2011 - 2:02 pm

When we have to look back on 2011, there are a lot of ladies who entertained us. Adele was everywhere, Britney Spears released one of her best albums yet, and Lady Gaga tossed out bizarre yet memorable confections left and right — to name just a few. But did any make quite the same splash… More »

Robin Thicke Performs The Throne’s “Ni**as In Paris” In LA

Idolator Staff | December 18, 2011 - 12:58 pm

Of all performers you might expect to take on Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch The Throne track “Ni**as In Paris,” Robin Thicke is not likely the first to come to mind. Yet the “Never Give Up” crooner did just that Friday night during his concert at Los Angeles’ Key Club on the Sunset Strip, while… More »

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad & The Jagger In This Week’s Reader Comments

Idolator Staff | August 12, 2011 - 5:30 pm

All eyes in the pop world turned towards Christina Aguilera and Maroon 5 this week as the video for their long-awaited duet “Moves Like Jagger” finally hit the internet. Other hot stories included rumors of an Amy Winehouse biopic starring Lady Gaga, a first listen of Beyonce’s collaboration with The Throne (that would be “LiftMore »

Morning Mix: ‘Watch The Throne’ On Track To Sell Half A Million In Its First Week

Becky Bain | August 9, 2011 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Kanye West and Jay-Z are set to conquer the charts with Watch The Throne. The highly-anticipated album is predicted to sell half a million copies in its opening week. As if you expected less from this kingly duo. [Rap-Up]

:: Rising rap chick Kreayshawn freestyles over NickiMore »

The Morning Mix: Selena Gomez And Christina Aguilera Lead Alma Nominations

Idolator Staff | July 29, 2011 - 5:00 am

Did You Hear?

:: Latina lovelies Selena Gomez and Christina Aguilera were honored with three nominations each at this year’s Alma Awards. Xtina even got a Best Actress nod for Burlesque! Miracles do happen. [Just Jared]

:: Skylar Grey has roped in the services of Marilyn Manson for a zombie-themed song… More »

The Morning Mix: ‘Idol’ Champ Lee DeWyze Is Engaged

Idolator Staff | July 28, 2011 - 5:07 am

Did You Hear?

:: Lee DeWyze is engaged to actress girlfriend Jonna Walsh, who appeared in the  American Idol Season 9 winner’s “Sweet Serendipity” video. We wish them both a beautiful day! [People]

:: MTV has pulled together the “swaggest” photos of Throne MCs Kanye West and Jay-Z. [MTV Buzzworthy]… More »