The Swarm

August 08, 2011

Ten 'Watch The Throne'-Type Collaborations We Hope Never Happen...

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Will the hype/success of Jay-Z and Kanye’s Watch The Throne unleash a barrage of “unlikely” cash-in collaborations? In case it does, here is a list of those we dread the most:

1. Korn and Skrillex: Oh, shit – that’s actually real! (See above)

2. Drake and John Mayer: White-supremacist penis + sensitive emo rapper = just gross.

3. Diplo and [fill in the blank]: That one just writes itself…

4. M.I.A. and Ariel Pink: Actually, that might be kind of awesome…

5. Michael Stipe and Morrissey: Both are so self-involved, they’d cancel each other out. But the vegan catering at the studio would be AMAZING.

6. Will.I.Am and Diplo: Is it fair to have two entries featuring Diplo?

7. Celine Dion and Shania Twain: Canadian cheese, manufactured by two chicks who had kids with old dudes.

8. Salem and Teengirl Fantasy: Witch house meets chillwave can be kind of a drag.

9. Owl City and whatever that dude’s name is from Postal Service/Dead Cab For Cutie: Attention music supervisors…

10. David Byrne and Brian Eno: See #1…





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