Jay-Z gives Kaiser Chiefs seal of approval

Rapper revealed as a fan of 'Off With Their Heads'

Kaiser Chiefs have had the seal of approval from Jay-Z, the band have claimed.

Drummer Nick Hodgson has revealed that the rapper responded positively to their new album ‘Off With Their Heads’, which is released today (October 20), after producer Mark Ronson played it to him during a tour.

He told XFM: “Mark played Jay-Z the album because he was on tour with him at some point. We got the Jay-Z seal of approval, which was nice.”

Hodgson also revealed that the band have had an audience with the rapper. “Me and Peanut met him when we were mixing,” he explained. “We’ve got certain Jay-Z connections. Mark is a magnet and a connector.”

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