Watch Kanye West and Jay-Z’s documentary from their final days making Watch The Throne.
+ Check out the Watch The Throne documentary filmed while Jay-Z and Kanye West were completing the album. “I was more interested in the smaller moments and the quietness of what they do and why they do it… I was striving to capture the little moments in their process,” says director Robert Lopuski. Beyoncé is also featured. (MTV News)
+ Speaking of Jay-Z and Beyoncé, the couple topped Forbes’ “Highest-Paid Celebrity Couples” list. They climbed up a notch on the list from last year. (Idolator)
+ Skrillex revealed in an interview that he’s been working with Kanye West. “From what I know, it’s actually going to be the first song on his new album,” said Skrillex, although he didn’t specify if it was for G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer or Kanye’s sixth studio album. (Billboard)
+ Despite threats of violence, Madonna‘s show in St. Petersburg, Russia, still took place. Watch her impassioned speech for gay rights from the show. “The gay community here, and all around the world, have the same rights, to be treated with dignity, with respect, with compassion, with love,” she said after quoting Martin Luther King, Jr. (Billboard)
+ The late Adam Yauch, aka Beastie Boys‘ MCA, included a provision in his will that prohibits his “image or name or any music or any artistic property created by me” to be used in advertisements. (Rolling Stone)