Kanye West and Jay-Z Kick off 'Watch the Throne' Tour in ATL: Watch
Kanye West and Jay-Z Kick off 'Watch the Throne' Tour in ATL: Watch

Despite rumors that Jay-Z and Kanye West's collaborative album, "Watch the Throne," would drop on July 4, sources close to Jay-Z's management team told VH1 it's "not happening."

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In early June, The Source reported that Independence Day was the "solid date" for the highly anticipated release. Other sources substantiated the claim earlier this week, saying that "Watch the Throne" would debut on Monday (July 4) but as a digital release.

Fans latched on to the claim after CyHi the Prynce revealed to Sway that the music is done on Wednesday's (June 29) episode of MTV's Rap Fix Live on "Ye [Kanye] is gonna add his last little pizzazz, and it's going to be ready for you guys soon." CyHi said.

Unfortunately, it appears as though "Watch The Throne" will not be the soundtrack to your Fourth of July BBQ. For now, check out Ye' perform "Power" at Summerfest 2011 in Milwaukee, WI, yesterday (June 30).

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