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Nitsuh Abebe of New York views that the album is "about the relationship of black American men to wealth, power, and success.[...] a portrait of two black men thinking through the idea of success in America." Randall Roberts of the Los Angeles Times notes "musings on the spoils of riches and the chaos that accompanies it," adding that "[the] tension between worshiping the spirit and celebrating the bounty drives Watch the Throne [...] The record questions faith while clinging to heritage and family, places this moment in an historical context, wonders on the mystery, power and confusion of the gilded life — while rolling around in amulets." Writer Kitty Empire interprets it to be about "black power [...] conceived as a swaggering taunt of achievement, in line with both men's previous works, which routinely double as shopping guides.As longtime friends, they originally sought out to record a five-song EP together, but the project eventually evolved into a full-length album.
"And he was like, 'No those have to go on Watch the Throne,' so we spent four days arguing about those records and I was explaining to him why it wasn't right for this project and I had a whole idea for making this album called Magna Carta...While some critics found the album's lyrical content uninspiring, its production and the rappers' performances were highly praised.