6. "Diamonds from Sierra Leone Remix" (Aug. 2005)
The Throne teams up for a message on Sierra Leone and to boast the duo's home, the Roc, "Throw your diamonds in the sky if you feel the vibe/ The Roc is still alive everytime I rhyme." Jay and Hov display their camadarie by playing naturally off each other. "Kanye: "'What's up with you and Jay man, are y'all okay, man?" Jay-Z: "Yep! I got it from here 'Ye, DAMN!"
7."Big Brother," Kanye West (Sept. 2007)
In a tribute to Jay-Z, West gives the world an intimate look into their friendship. From envy to love, 'Ye equates their bond to a sibling relationship.
8. Kanye West Brings out Jay-Z for "Jockin' Jay-Z" (Aug. 2008)
During his set at Madison Square Garden, Ye' debuted a cut he produced, intended for Jay's "The Blueprint 3," with a surprise appearance by the track's subject.
9. "Run This Town," Jay-Z feat. Kanye West and Rihanna (Sept. 2009)
The collaboration on "The Blueprint 3," which West did some heavy producing on, embedded the idea of a collaborative album, a foresight of "Watch the Throne," with its success and West's obvious lyrical growth.
10. Kanye West and Jay-Z perform at SXSW (March 2010)
Kanye West Closes Out SXSW with Jay-Z, John Legend & More
The Throne made their Austin, TX takeover official when West brought out Hov and other guests at SXSW last year. 'Ye and Hov teased with a taste of what's to come on 'Watch the Throne' tour.