Kanye West & Jay-Z Hold 'Watch the Throne' Listening Party at Planetarium
Kanye West and Jay-Z at the exclusive listening session at The Hayden Planetarium for their anticipated collaborative album, 'Watch the Throne.'

"Ni**as in Paris" becomes the first song from Kanye West and Jay-Z's collaborative album "Watch the Throne" to reach No. 1 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, as the song rises 2-1.

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Without support through virals or promotion, besides a leaked singles cover, the Hit-Boy produced track bumps Lil Wayne's "She Will," featuring Drake, down to No. 2.

"Ni**as in Paris" is Jay-Z and Kanye West's first No. 1 from their BIllboard 200 No. 1 album. "Watch the Throne's" lead single, "Otis," peaked at No. 2 on R&B/Hip-Hop Songs in September. "Ni**as in Paris" profits from a 4% gain in audience to 34 million, according to Nielsen BDS.

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"Ni**as in Paris" marks Jay-Z's ninth R&B/Hip-Hop Songs No. 1 and 'Ye's fifth No. 1. Here is a recap of Jay-Z's R&B/Hip-Hop No. 1s: "Heartbreaker," Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z; "I Just Wanna Love You" (2000); "Fiesta," R. Kelly featuring Jay-Z; "Excuse Me Miss" (2003); "Frontin'" (2003), Pharrell featuring Jay-Z; "Crazy in Love" (2003), Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z; "Deja Vu" (2006), Bey' featuring Jay-Z; "Empire State of Mind" (2009) Jay-Z featuring Alicia Keys; and now, "Ni**as In Paris" (2011), Jay and West.

And, here is a recap of Kanye West's R&B/Hip-Hop No. 1s: "Slow Jamz" (2004), Twista featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx; "Gold Digger" (2005) featuring Jamie Foxx; "Knock You Down" (2009), Keri Hilson featuring Kanye West and Ne-Yo; 2011, "Marvin & Chardonnay" (2011), Big Sean featuring Kanye West & Roscoe Dash; and now 2011, "Ni**as In Paris" (2011) Jay and West.

Even T.I. had to get be a part of "Ni**as in Paris": On Oct. 14 (Friday), Tip took a stab at The Throne's No. 1 single, after approval of course.

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You can catch 'Ye and Hov perform "Ni**as in Paris" and a few of their other No. 1s on their "Watch the Throne" tour which kicked off last Friday (Oct. 28) in Atlanta, GA.

Additional reporting by Billboard R&B/hip-hop chart manager Karinah Santiago.

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