As anyone who follows certain NYC-based music writers on Twitter already knows, there was a little Watch the Throne––Jay-Z and Kanye’s joint album––listening event for said music writers (and a few others.) yesterday. Essentially, these critics and insiders are sitting in a room with Jay-Z listening to the new album. There is coverage of this pseudo-event (and the album itself, of course) all over the internet, but I think the best piece on it comes fromGQ‘s own Sean Fennessey (@sean_fennessey).
Read his recap here, at GQ.com.