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Chris Martin: Outtakes from November 2011 Issue

By in December 19, 2011 • Filed in: Chris Martin, Interviews

Chris Martin of Coldplay speaks to XXL about being sampled by 50 Cent and Swizz Beatz, Gwyneth Paltrow’s rapping and being clowned on in The 40-Year-Old Virgin

You and Jay-Z are friends. When did you two first meet?

2005 maybe?

So it was after you started listening to his music?

Yea, yea.

How did you meet?

That is a good question. For some reason I can’t remember. Sometimes I think I met someone and I’ve actually seen them on West Wing or something. And that becomes embarrassing, but with him it was around 2005 and I was as psyched then as I am now to be able to spend time with him. Read full article.

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