Jay-Z & Kanye West Going on Tour with New Music Group

by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World

Jay-Z and Kanye West are collaborating their great lyrical minds in a music venture that is to sweep the nation.  Entertainment Tonight reports that the two “have launched a new group, the Throne, and the duo will hit the road in a nationwide tour beginning in September.”

These two musicians have not only been in the music inudtry together for many years, they have been friends during that time as well. They decided to put their talent together on the creation of their soon-to-be-released album called Watch the Throne. They have been pouring their all into its creation over the past year. They even recorded in various parts of the world such as London, New York, Sydney, Paris, and Abu Dhabi. According to reports, this new album will of course feature the vocals of Jay-Z’s wife Beyoncé and other music artists such as Frank Ocean, and Curtis Mayfield.

One song from the album has already debuted. The single “Otis” was released last week. Entertainment Tonight reports that “Watch the Throne will be available exclusively on iTunes on Aug. 8, and tickets for the tour go on sale the same day. Fans who buy their tickets online will receive a digital copy of Watch the Throne. The album is due to hit stores Aug. 12.”

The following list of 24 confirmed concert dates and locations is provided by Entertainment Tonight:

Sept. 22: Detroit, Palace of Auburn Hills

Sept. 24: Toronto, Air Canada Centre

Sept. 25: Montreal, Bell Centre

Sept. 27 and 28: East Rutherford, N.J., Izod Center

Sept. 29: Washington, D.C., Verizon Center

Oct. 4: Philadelphia, Wells Fargo Center

Oct. 6 and 7: Chicago, United Center

Oct. 8: Minneapolis, Target Center

Oct. 10: Denver, Pepsi Center

Oct. 13: Tacoma, Wash., Tacoma Dome

Oct. 14: Vancouver, B.C., Rogers Arena

Oct. 16: San Jose, Calif., HP Pavilion

Oct. 17: Sacramento, Calif., Power Balance Pavilion

Oct. 19 and 20: Los Angeles, Staples Center

Oct. 21: Las Vegas, MGM Grand Garden Arena

Oct. 25: Dallas, American Airlines Center

Oct. 26: Houston, Toyota Center

Oct. 29: Atlanta, Philips Arena

Oct. 30: Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum

Nov. 1: Baltimore, Md., 1st Mariner Arena

Nov. 3: Boston, TD Garden

Ayvaunn Penn is the founder of Your Black Poets and an award winning writer completing her degree in English and philosophy. To inquire about her freelance editing services, click here. To like Ayvaunn on Facebook, click here.


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