Update: Kanye and Jay-Z form ‘The Throne,’ announce North American tour


kanye jay watch the throne Update: Kanye and Jay Z form The Throne, announce North American tour

As if the hype surrounding Kanye and Jay-Z’s joint LP Watch the Throne couldn’t get any bigger, we now learn that the duo have formed a group and are planning to support the release with a massive North American tour. Performing under the moniker ‘The Throne,” the world-famous emcees will kick off the month long trek in Detroit on September 22nd and will visit cities across the U.S. and Canada through early November.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale via LiveNation beginning Thursday, July 28th. A public on-sale follows on August 8th. Below, you can find a complete list of the 24 confirmed dates. Update: The pre-sale has been pushed back until Tuesday, August 2nd “in order to accommodate more shows.” Said shows will be announced on Monday.

Along with the tour announcement, Kanye and Jay-Z have also confirmed that Watch the Throne will be released exclusively through iTunes on August 8th. The album will be available at additional physical and digital retailers on August 12th. We have a stream of the album track “Otis” and the updated tracklist before the dates.

Watch the Throne Tracklist:
01. No Church in The Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
02. Lift Off (feat. Beyoncé)
03. Niggas in Paris
04. Otis (feat. Otis Redding)
05. Gotta Have It
06. New Day
07. That’s My Bitch
08. Welcome to the Jungle
09. Who’s Gon Stop Me
10. Murder to Excellence
11. Made In America (feat. Frank Ocean)
12. Why I Love You So (feat. Mr Hudson)

13. Illest Motherfucker Alive
14. H.A.M.
15. Primetime
16. The Joy (feat. Curtis Mayfield)

The Throne 2011 Tour Dates:
09/22 – Detroit, MI @ Palace of Auburn Hills
09/24 – Toronto, ON @ Air Canada Centre
09/25 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
09/27 – E. Rutherford, NJ @ Izod Center
09/28 – E. Rutherford, NJ @ Izod Center
09/29 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
10/04 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
10/06 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
10/07 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
10/08 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
10/10 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
10/13 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
10/14 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
10/16 – San Jose, CA @ HP Pavilion
10/17 – Sacramento, CA @ Power Balance Pavilion
10/19 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
10/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center
10/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
10/25 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
10/26 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
10/29 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
10/30 – Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum
11/01 – Baltimore, MD @ 1st Mariner Arena
11/03 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden