Back in 2011, Kanye West and Jay Z decided to name one of the songs on their collaborative Watch The Throne album, "Ni**as in Paris." Many fans ended up referring to the song as "Paris" instead, but according to David Cho (former publisher of Grantland and The Awl), Kanye actually wanted to include the n-word in every song title on the album.

On a recent episode of hip-hop podcast A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal, Cho shared a story from his time visiting Kanye and Jay Z at the Watch The Throne sessions.

"Jay wanted to call ["Ni**as in Paris] 'Ball So Hard.' And Kanye was like, 'No, we have to put the n-word in every single title of this album so everyone has to say it and they have to confront it,'" Cho explained. "I'm assuming the compromise ended up being, 'Alright, we'll put it in the title of this one song, that's arguably the best song on the album.'"

Listen to the full episode of A Waste of Time with ItsTheReal below, which also includes a story about Kanye flying coach at 39:08. The story about WTT song titles begins at 1:50:37. 

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