One Direction want to collaborate with Jay-Z but fear they are ''not cool'' enough to work with the rapper.
Liam told MTV News: ''I would love to do a hip-hop collaboration with Jay-Z. I don't know how to talk to him, though. I think he's wicked!
''I love Jay-Z. It upsets me that we're not cool enough, but I wish we could.''
When it was proposed One direction could tour with Jay-Z. Louis said: ''Lads, I don't think there's much chance!''
The 'Live While We're Young' hitmakers recently revealed they want to record a duet with Ed Sheeran after working with him on a number of songs.
Harry said: ''It would be amazing to work with him, obviously. He's a very talented guy and every time we go down to the studio with him he's a great person to work with. We like working with him a lot, so who knows. We'll see what happens.''