Jay-Z argued with Kanye West for four days

Jul 15 2013, 2:31pm CDT | by

Jay-Z argued with Kanye West for four days

Jay-Z once had an argument with Kanye West which lasted four days.

The rapper - who just scored his first UK number one album with 'Magna Carta ... Holy Grail' - fell out with his close friend Kanye when deciding whether to include the songs 'Holy Grail' and 'Oceans' on their 2011 collaborative 'Watch The Throne' album.

Jay told BBC Radio 1: "We had this whole plan when me and Kanye did [the] 'Watch The Throne' album that we would go right into our solos after that. Soon as I thought we had wrapped up 'Watch The Throne', I made two records - I had 'Holy Grail' and 'Oceans'. [There were] no lyrics on 'Holy Grail' and I recorded 'Oceans' and I played those records for Kanye. And he was like, 'No those have to go on 'Watch The Throne'."

"So we spent four days arguing about those records and I was explaining to him why it wasn't right for this project and I had a whole idea for making this album called 'Magna Carta'... [The] 'Holy Grail' [part of] the name came after."

Jay went on to record 'Holy Grail' with Justin Timberlake, while Frank Ocean features on 'Oceans'.

The news comes as Jay has announced UK and European tour dates for later this year.

Jay-Z 2013 European Tour Dates:

03 Oct - UK, Manchester Arena

06 Oct - Ireland, Dublin 02 Arena

08 Oct - UK, Birmingham NIA Arena

10 Oct - UK, London O2 Arena

11 Oct - UK, London O2 Arena

12 Oct - UK, London O2 Arena

17 Oct - France, Paris,Bercy

18 Oct - France, Paris,Bercy

20 Oct - Switzerland, Zurich Hallenstadion

21 Oct - Belgium, Antwerp, Sportpaleis

23 Oct - Norway, Oslo Spektrum

25 Oct - Sweden,Stockholm, Globe

27 Oct - Germany, Hamburg 02 World

28 Oct - Germany, Cologne Lanxess Arena

29 Oct - Netherlands, Amsterdam Ziggo Dome

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
 
 

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