Jay-Z & Kanye West Break Records w/ "Watch The Throne" --- Pop $300,000 In Bottles To Celebrate! VIDEO/ (PHOTOS)
Jay wasn't about to let Mavs owner, Mark Cuban, out-do him....
After the Mavs won the 2011 playoffs the team and owner took a trip out to Club Liv in Miami to throw it in the Miami Heats face. They spent over $100,000 poppin bottles and had everyone talking!
Jay wasn't about to let Cuban out-do him...after the successful release of "Watch The Throne" Jay dished out about $250,000 on champagne, and tipped wait staff a further $50K...bringing it to a total of $300,000. Bet that staff went home real happy!
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The album was only up for sale on iTunes for part of last week, but “Watch the Throne” still makes an impressive showing at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week.
The Jay-Z and Kanye West collaboration album moved 436,000 units, as it ran as an exclusive on the digital retailer from Aug. 8-11 then to all other sellers starting on Friday (Aug. 12).
Nielsen SoundScan’s sales tallies run from Mondays to Sundays. More than three-quarters of those sales came from digital downloads, with 321,000 being a new record single-week high.
The total sum makes “Watch the Throne” the second-biggest single-week seller this year, behind Lady Gaga’s whopping 1.1 million one-week sale for “Born This Way’s” debut.
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