Kanye West and Jay Z‘s Watch the Throne album has produced its first top 10 single with “N***a in Paris.”
A couple of weeks ago the song reached #9 on Billboard’s Radio Songs chart. And this week, “Paris” sits at #8 on the Hot 100 chart after climbing up from #15.
The single’s chart position now gives Jay Z 18 Top 10 singles, which is the most earned by a rapper. Jay passes Lil’ Wayne and Ludacris, who both have 17 of their own. In case you’re wondering, Kanye has 14 chart topping singles so far.
In related news, Jay Z announced today that he will be performing at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City on February 6 and 7. On the honor, he said:
â€œItâ€™s every artists dream to play a venue as legendary as Carnegie Hall. The fact that I can use the arts and my talent to benefit the education of the next generation of artists, entrepreneurs, and great thinkers makes for a legendary night. Iâ€™m proud to be a part of the continuing work of United Way of New York City and expanding the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation.â€