When news started circulating that Jay-Z and Kanye West were uniting to release an album the reaction in Cougar HQ was combination of excitement and apprehension.

Over the past few years these two gentlemen have been responsible for some of my favourite releases but of course these collaborations can be hit and miss (anyone remember when Hov did ‘Best Of Both Worlds‘ with R. Kelly??).

Otis‘ sees the two superstars delivering sharp lines and their boastful approach is actually refreshing in contrast to some of their more serious output. My only critique is

The video sees them (seemingly) having a lot of fun suggesting ‘Watch The Throne‘ was as good to record as it has been to listen to so far.


Watch the Throne (Deluxe Version) - JAY Z & Kanye West