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?
So it was after you started listening to his music?
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.