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“No Church In The Wild” by Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean

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“No Church In The Wild” by Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean


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    “No Church In The Wild” by Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream (official video) is a hip hop song.

    Song Title: No Church In The Wild (official video)
    Artist: Jay Z Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean
    Album: Watch The Throne
    Genre: hip hop
    Composer: Copyright © 2011 Kanye West, Shawn Carter, Charles Njapa, Michael Dean, Christopher Francis, Terius Nash, Gary Wright, Phil Manzanera, James Brown, Joseph Roach
    Lead Vocals: Kanye West, Jay-Z, Frank Ocean & The-Dream
    Sample: No Church in the Wild samples the opening guitar riff of “K Scope” by Phil Manzanera, the drums from “Sunshine Help Me” by Spooky Tooth, and vocals from “Don’t Tell a Lie About Me and I Won’t Tell the Truth About You” by James Brown.
    Director: Romain Gavras
    Producer: 88-Keys, Kanye West, Mike Dean
    Recorded: 2011
    Released: March 20, 2012 (U.S. - Urban radio)
    June 11, 2012 (UK)
    Label: Roc-A-Fella, Roc Nation, Def Jam
    Number of listens: 22591
    Current rank: 69 (updated weekly)
    Highest rank: 56 (play the video all the way through to register a vote for this song)

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    “No Church in the Wild” is a song by American hip hop artists Kanye West and Jay-Z, from their first collaborative album Watch the Throne. The song is the 1st song on the official track list for the album and features vocals from OFWGKTA singer-songwriter Frank Ocean. R&B artist The-Dream also contributed vocals, though not credited on the tracklist. Jay-Z has referred to “No Church in the Wild” as one of his favorite songs from Watch the Throne. The song was recorded in New York. It impacted urban radio on March 20, 2012 as the album’s seventh single. “No Church in the Wild” was featured in the trailers for the action film Safe House and the 2012 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby.

    “No Church in the Wild” is a hip-hop song with R&B vocals in its chorus and bridge. It features a bass-heavy beat with guitar riffs, synthesizers, and drums. The song begins with Frank Ocean’s chorus followed by a Jay-Z verse about various topics including philosophy, religion, and braggadocio. The chorus then repeats and The-Dream performs a bridge, preceding Kanye West’s verse. Kanye West’s verse includes themes of hedonism, celebrity, and religion. He references Kiki Shepard, the co-host of Showtime at the Apollo. After Kanye West’s verse, the chorus is played again followed by sound effects resembling calls of wild animals such as monkeys and tigers. An instrumental which reoccurs through Watch the Throne plays, ending the song.

    The video was filmed in late April 2012 on locations in Prague, Czech Republic by acclaimed French director Romain Gavras, known for his work for M.I.A or Justice. Garvas brought the D.O.P. Mattias Montero and few other crew members (mainly producers, dressers and featured stunt guys), however most of the filming team was from Czech. They were 200 extras, divided into cops and rioters. The portion of the video premiered at one of the Watch the Throne shows at The O2 Arena in London. The final video was released on 29th of May. The end scene subtly influenced by young visual artist Unkle Luc , who’s art project “The Wild” features an elephant eerily placed in an urban environment.

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