Jay-Z Discusses the Impact of ‘Watch The Throne’

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Vibe / October 28, 2011

Accomplished music mogul Steve Stoute released part 1 of his exclusive interview with Jay-Z from his newly released book, The Tanning of America.


From high fashion labels to everyday language, the hip-hop community is redefining American culture. To coincide with the release of marketing executifve Steve Stoute’s debut book, The Tanning Of America: How the Culture of Hip-Hop Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy, HuffPost Black Voices presents the first episode in an ongoing video series, “The Tanning Effect.” This is part one, featuring Jay-Z discussing the meaning of his joint album with Kanye West, Watch the Throne, which debuted at number one in 23 countries; on his epiphany that his music has a substantial impact on mainstream America; and on being an unpaid spokesman for Cristal champagne. -Huffington Post