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Jay-Z Hints 'Watch the Throne' Sequel With Kanye West in 2012

December 10, 2011 (1:40 am) GMT
'You might see a Jay, then Kanye and a Throne album next year,' the Jiggaman spills when talking about his next project.

Due to the success of "", plans to return to the studio and recreate his duet magic with for an album sequel. The Roc Nation founder drops a hint when talking to MTV News about what to expect from him in year 2012.

"It depends on how this thing finishes up," he says before adding, "We - I say 'we' because I'm in Throne mode - we're in a great place creatively. You might see a Jay, then Kanye and a Throne album next year. You know, we're really in a great place creatively. We really found our zone."

"Watch the Throne" was released last summer and debuted at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 with a total of 436,000 copies sold. Back then, the number placed the two rappers right behind as a music act with the second-largest sales week of the year. The Mother Monster held the record with her "" which bowed 1.1 million last July.

As more albums were released during the following weeks, Jay-Z and Kanye were pushed down to the fourth place in the list of biggest sales week. They gave up the runner-up place to with his "" (964,000), and lost the third spot to who claimed the spot with his "" (675,000).

They redeem themselves when the album is nominated for Best Rap Album at the 54th annual Grammy Awards against Weezy's "", 's "", 's "", and Kanye's "". Its single "Otis" is up for Best Rap Song against Kanye's "All of the Lights", 's "Black and Yellow", 's "I Need a Doctor", 's "Look at Me Now", and Lupe's "The Show Goes On".

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