Jul 252011

Kanye West and Jay-Z have teamed up to become The Throne, and will release their debut album, Watch The Throne on August 8th. That same day, fans will be able to purchase tickets for the duo’s upcoming tour–beginning September 22nd in Detroit. Rolling Stone reports that the shows will feature not only tracks from the collaboration, but hits from both artists’ repertoires.

The full track listing features a number of guest performances:

    “No Church in the Wild” (featuring Frank Ocean)
    “Lift Off” (featuring BeyoncĂ©)
    “Niggas in Paris”
    “Otis” (featuring Otis Redding)
    “Gotta Have It”
    “New Day”
    “That’s My Bitch”
    “Welcome to the Jungle”
    “Who’s Gon Stop Me”
    “Murder to Excellence”
    “Made in America” (featuring Frank Ocean)
    “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]

The 24 tour dates that have been announced are as follows:

    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

What do you think of this collaboration?

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