A week after debuting their new single, “Otis,” off “Watch the Throne,” Jay-Z and Kanye West are joining forces to form the group ‘The Throne’ and announce their Watch the Throne tour, kicking off on Sept. 22 in Detroit MI.
New ‘Watch The Throne’ Track, ‘Otis,’ Released: Listen
“Watch the Throne” will be available on iTunes on Aug. 8 and hits shelves August 12. On August 8, tickets for The Throne’s tour, powered by VoyR, will be made available at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. Fans who purchase their tickers online will receive a digital copy of the album.
The Throne’s Watch the Throne Tour has twenty-four dates confirmed thus far.
Here are the Watch the Throne tour dates:
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
Last week (July 22), a 10 minute sneak peak into the recording process of ‘Watch the Throne’ hit the ‘net. The documentary incorporates interview clips with Sway, footage of past performances (‘Ye being indicted to Roc-A-Fella) and past (Ye’ producing in tight space in Jersey City, Jersey, circa 2002) and recent studio sessions (in Sydney, Australia with Russell Crowe).