Niggas in Paris

2011 single by Jay-Z and Kanye West

"Niggas in Paris" (edited for radio as In Paris or Paris or censored on the album as Ni**as in Paris) is a hip hop song by American rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z. It is from their collaborative studio album, Watch the Throne. It was released on September 13, 2011. On the week of the album's release, it reached number 75 at the Billboard Hot 100.[1] It later debuted to number 5. In the United Kingdom, "Niggas in Paris" peaked within the top 10 of the UK's charts.[2] As of 2018, it has sold 6.7 million archetype digital units in the United States.[3] The song won Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song at the 55th Grammy Awards.[4]


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