Listen: Kanye West and Jay-Z debut a new song from 'Watch The Throne'
'Otis' pays homage to Otis Redding
Less than two weeks before “Watch The Throne's" release, Jay-Z and Kanye West let loose with a new song from the collaboration.
“Otis,” which Flexmaster Flex bowed on his blog Wednesday night, opens with a sample of Otis Redding’s classic “Try A Little Tenderness” (and gives way to a pretty cool remix of Redding’s tune that serves as a tasty bed under the whole track) before the two rappers go back and forth on anything but tender rhymes. Jay-Z brags about his new watches and West riffs on the word “custom... customs... customers.” They drop a lot more product names and...we’re done.
[More after the jump...]
As we previously reported, West and Jay-Z recorded every song together.
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