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New Music Tuesday: guitarist Steve Cropper and Watch the Throne

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Jay-Z (left) and Kanye West at SXSW in Austin, 2011. The two rappers collaborate on Watch the Throne. dpwolf/Flickr (cc by-nc-sa)

It's New Music Tuesday, the day record companies release new albums. In this edition, NPR music critic Ann Powers reviews new releases from Steve Cropper and Watch the Throne. Cropper is a guitarist who has played with Booker T & the MGs, Otis Redding and more. Watch the Throne is the new collaboration from Jay Z and Kanye West. Click through for full length tracks.

Steve Cropper - Dedicated to the One I Love

Jay Z and Kanye West - Otis (ft. Otis Redding)

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