Maybe Kanye West wasn't completely lying after all: A week after West revealed to revelers at a Las Vegas New Year's party that his joint album with Jay-Z, "Watch the Throne," was coming in one week, Kanye posted the above image on his suddenly awakened Twitter announcing the arrival of first single "H.A.M." on Monday, January 11th. At press time, we have no idea what "H.A.M." is an acronym for -- maybe it's a more delicious sequel to Jigga's "D.O.A." -- but just saying the title makes us hungry for omelets.
In addition to proclaiming that "Watch the Throne" is "coming soon" (a March 1st release date has been rumored), the Ed Hardy bandanna-looking artwork credits Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci as the project's creative director, marking perhaps the first time an artist has been given such a bold name check on an album cover in the history of music. (Somewhere George Condo, the painter behind Kanye's many gorgeous "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" covers, is angrily snapping hisRead More »from Kanye and Jay-Z’s New Single “H.A.M.” Out January 11th