'Paris' was recorded by Jay Z, but written for Pusha T.
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22 Songs You Won't Believe Were Originally Written For Other People
6. 'Paris' was recorded by Jay Z, but written for Pusha T.
Pusha T has admitted that Jay Z and Kanye West's 'Watch The Throne' collaboration was originally going to be his. He humbly said in a 2011 interview "I tell people all the time that I don't know if I would've attached it that way… Which means the record might not have been as special once I got on it".