"Hello, hello, hello, White America, assassinate my character"

Just what the world needed: Kanye West and Jay-Z's Grammy-nominated Watch the Throne album turned into an indie short featuring bespectacled, young ladies described as "indie" by IFC (who is putting out the short). Enjoy, or hate watch, below:

Speaking of Jay-Z, he announced today that he will give two benefit concerts at Carnegie Hall in February, with proceeds going to college scholarships and for a United Way program aimed at reducing the dropout rate among New York City teenagers, according to ArtsBeat. What, no t-shirt? [via The L]