“Watch the Throne“, American rapper Jay-Z‘s debut collaborative studio album with Kanye West was released today. Jay-Z also has a pretty cool web site called Life+Times that reflects his knowledge and appreciation of great design. Life+Times covers the artist’s latest interests in the worlds of style, leisure, art & design, technology, sports, and of course, music. Check it out! DESIGN NOTE: The album cover artwork for “Watch the Throne” was designed by Givenchy creative director Riccardo Tisci and rendered in gleaming gold by Joe Zeff Design.