Jay-Z & Kanye: Joint Album, North American Tour

WATCH THE THRONE OUT EXCLUSIVELY ON THE ITUNES STORE ON AUGUST 8;
PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE TODAY; WATCH THE THRONE TOUR TICKETS ON SALE ON AUGUST 8

Jay-Z and Kanye West have joined their extraordinary talents to form the group The Throne and confirm the most anticipated album and touring event of the year, Watch The Throne. On Monday, August 8 The Throne's Roc-A-Fella / Def Jam Recordings / Roc Nation album collaboration, Watch The Throne, will be available worldwide exclusively on iTunes. On the same day, tickets will be made available to the public for the once-in-a-lifetime pairing of two of music's greatest performers on one stage, with the Watch The Throne Tour at Ticketmaster.com and LiveNation.com. All fans who purchase their tickets online will receive a digital copy of the album. The Live Nation produced tour will begin on September 22 in Detroit with 24 dates confirmed thus far.

On Monday, July 25, everyone can get the lead track, "Otis" instantly when they pre-order the deluxe album exclusively at iTunes. The album will be available at additional physical and digital retailers on August 12.

Beginning Thursday, July 28, fans that visit www.LiveNation.com/WatchTheThrone, will have access to presale tickets, which includes a digital copy of the album. Citi card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Friday, July 29 at 10AM local time through Citi's Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

The longtime friends and music innovators inspired each other to new heights with their collaboration on Watch The Throne, which was recorded in person at various locations around the world. Over a year in the making and a truly global affair, the duo recorded in London and Bath in the UK, Abu Dhabi, Sydney, Paris, and New York City. Though shrouded in secrecy, the album features production from The RZA, The Neptunes and Kanye's longtime collaborator Mike Dean. The short list of featured vocals includes Frank Ocean, Beyoncé, Curtis Mayfield and Mr. Hudson.

Lead track "Otis" can be streamed at watchthethrone.com/otis or check it out below.

Watch The Throne Tour
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

Watch The Throne Tracklisting
1. No Church In the Wild (feat. Frank Ocean)
2. Lift Off (feat. Beyoncé)
3. N---as In Paris
4. Otis (feat. 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 (feat. Frank Ocean)
12. Why I Love You (feat. Mr. Hudson)
13. Illest M----------r Alive ****
14. H.A.M ****
15. Primetime ****
16. The Joy (feat. Curtis Mayfield) ****

**** Available on the Deluxe version

http://watchthethrone.com/

[Published on: 7/25/11]

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