Rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s latest joint album ‘Watch the Throne’ is, as expected, finding major success on worldwide charts – with the latest reports indicating its reign over 23 charts all over the globe. With strategic marketing and an unprecedented (of recent times) avoidance of early leaks, the album is on track to be a big seller boasting nearly a half million first week sales.
Will there ever be a pop duet album?
With some of pop and Urban pop’s heaviest hit-makers making some of music’s most recent celebrated duets from both sides of the charts ( Lady Gaga/Beyonce, Britney Spears/Rihanna, Chris Brown/Justin Bieber), the collaboration is one that would be unprecedented in more ways than one. However, even when reviewing the joint albums of music history altogether, there is a noticeable lack of female (if any) joint albums. There is no doubting the charts have had their fair share of famed female duets (‘The Boy Is Mine’, ‘When You Believe’, ‘Telephone’, ‘Me Against the Music’, etc). And, regardless of chart placement, the impacts of each are still being talked about today. Maybe fantastical and many a stan’s dream come true but…
That Grape Juice wants to take it a step further and ask:
Will there ever be a diva duet album? And, if so, who do you think should do it?