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Watch The Throne comes to a successful end in Los Angeles

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Musicians Jay-Z (L) and Kanye West perform during the 'Watch The Throne' tour. Getty Images/Jason Squires

Jay-Z and Kanye West wrap up three nights of performances in Los Angeles tonight. The rappers are promoting their collaboration, "Watch the Throne." The album glorifying Royals Royces, Rolex watches and private jets came out in August. With many Americans struggling to pay their bills, some critics predicted the artists' brand of luxury rap would fall flat. But so far, the duo has been selling out stadiums across the country. Writer Brad Wete tells us why.


Brad Weté is a writer for

Listen to TMBShow music critic Ann Powers review Watch The Throne here.

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