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Jay-Z and Kanye West Are Coming To An Arena Near You

Two of hip-hop’s biggest stars will be touring the country together this fall in what will surely be one of the biggest rap spectacles in the past decade. Jay-Z and Kanye West, whose collaborative album Watch the Throne will be available online August 8, will hit the road on September 22 in Detroit for a full-scale United States/Canada tour.

Jay’s matchup with ‘Ye rivals the two-city extravaganza he pulled off with Eminem last fall, and just like last year, they’re going to do it big. Check out the dates below, as well as the tracklist for Watch the Throne. Also, for you those of you in Middle America hoping for a show near you, you’re out of luck. Sorry, St. Louis.

9/22/11 – Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills
9/24/11 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
9/25/11 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
9/27/11 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center
9/28/11 – East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center
9/29/11 – Washington DC – Verizon Center
10/4/11 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
10/6/11 – Chicago, IL – United Center
10/7/11 – Chicago, IL – United Center
10/8/11 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
10/10/11 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
10/13/11 – Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
10/14/11 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
10/16/11 – San Jose, CA – HP Pavilion
10/17/11 – Sacramento, CA – Power Balance Pavilion
10/19/11 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
10/20/11 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
10/21/11 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/25/11 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
10/26/11 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
10/29/11 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
10/30/11 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
11/1/11 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena
11/3/11 – Boston, MA – TD Garden  

Tracklist for Watch the Throne:

1. “No Church in the Wild” (featuring Frank Ocean)
2. “Lift Off” (featuring Beyoncé)
3. “Niggas in Paris”
4. “Otis” (featuring Otis Redding)
5. “Gotta Have It”
6. “New Day”
7. “That’s My Bitch”
8. “Welcome to the Jungle”
9. “Who’s Gon Stop Me”
10. “Murder to Excellence”
11. “Made in America” (featuring Frank Ocean)
12. “Why I Love You” (featuring Mr. Hudson)

“Illest Motherfucker Alive” [deluxe only]
“H.A.M.” [deluxe only]
“Primetime” [deluxe only]
“The Joy” (featuring Curtis Mayfield) [deluxe only]


Thanks to Rolling Stone for the report.





About Alex Smith

Alex Smith is a writer and musician from Minneapolis, MN. He currently attends the University of Missouri in Columbia and is pursuing a dual degree in journalism and english.


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