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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.

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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