Jack White collaborates with Jay-Z
According to GQ magazine, Jack White has teamed up with Jay-Z
and the pair have recorded a new song together.
When asked by the men’s mag if he’d ever considered a hip-hop direction, White replied, "I just did a record with Jay-Z. We did a
song together a few weeks ago.”
Both artists are famously workaholics and mutual admirers of
each other’s musical output, so perhaps it’s not that surprising. White seems
“It was incredible,”
said White. “I played him something that I've been kicking around for a while
and he immediately came out with words for it. It's unbelievable-sounding."
Well in that case, we’ll believe it when we hear it. But for
now, we’re content to create our own mash-up by rapping '99 Problems’ over the
top of ‘Seven Nation Army’. Now, where's that White Stripes vinyl...