Jay-Z & Kanye West – Ni**as In Paris

“Niggas in Paris” is a song by American rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z, from their collaboration album Watch the Throne. It debuted at #75 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on the week of the album’s release.The song was sent to Rhythmic and Urban radio on September 13, 2011.The song has since peaked at number 5 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Kanye West’s 14th top-10 single and Jay-Z’s 18th making Jay-Z the rapper with the most top-10 hits

In an interview, Kanye West revealed that the song was inspired by his travels in Paris, “I am where art meets commercial. The sweet spot between the hood and Hollywood. Having a conversation with Karl Lagerfeld and Jay-Z within the same hour. When we’re in Paris dressing all crazy at fashion shows, we listening to Jeezy. Jeezy in Paris, that’s what it is.”

On December 13, 2011, after their last Los Angeles stop at Staples Center on their Watch the Throne Tour Jay-Z announced that the live performance would be used for the song’s music video. The video was released on February 9 through VEVO

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