For those who were there, it was a once in a lifetime musical moment. On July 18, 2004, MTV brought Jay-Z and Linkin Park together for a tour-de-force performance at West Hollywood’s famed Roxy Theatre in front of a select group of lucky fans. It was a meeting of musical minds inspired by mutual admiration and a passion for music, resulting in a combination of great songs “mashed” together as if they meant to be paired in that way all along. It was a musically masterful performance no one has, or will soon forget.

Now, for those who missed it (and for those who want to re-live it), comes on Warner Bros. Records and Roc-A-Fella Records one of the most exciting CD + DVD packages yet: MTV Ultimate Mash-Ups Presents -Jay-Z / Linkin Park: Collision Course, a two disc set due November 29th.

The CD features studio recordings of the same song combinations performed live on that unforgettable night. The tracks were cut in the studio with Linkin Park and Jay-Z while they rehearsed for the Roxy performance. Included are pairings such as “Dirt Off Your Shoulder/Lying From You,” “Numb/Encore,” “Izzo/In The End” and more.

The DVD contains the Roxy performance, plus a revealing behind the scenes documentary detailing the creative process of the collaboration. This poignant and fun feature will show you how, in just four days, Jay-Z and Linkin Park created, rehearsed, recorded and ultimately performed the songs that make up the ultimate mash-up album. Rousing mash-ups of “Numb/Encore,” “Points Of Authority/99 Problems/One Step Closer” and “Izzo/In The End” and more are included. Also included on the disc is the original broadcast version of MTV ULTIMATE MASH-UPS, as well an exclusive photo gallery of Linkin Park and Jay-Z images taken over the course of the project.

Jay Z vs Linkin Park's “Numb/Encore” single will be released on 22nd November; here are an audio stream to whet your appetites until then…





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