Jay Z Magna Carta UK Tour Announced - More Dates Announced
Last updated: 19th July 2013
Following his Wireless Festival appearance alongside Justim Timberlake, Jay Z returns to the UK in October 2013 with some very special guests to be announced.
Manchester, Manchester Arena, Thursday 3rd October 2013
Manchester, Manchester Arena, Friday 4th October 2013
Birmingham, NIA Arena, Tuesday 8th October 2013
London, O2 Arena, Thursday 10th October 2013
London, O2 Arena, Friday 11th October 2013
London, O2 Arena, Saturday 12th October 2013
London, O2 Arena, Monday 14th October 2013
Shaun Carter is known as a rapper, producer, businessman and husband to Beyonce. With a string of successful albums, including all three ‘Blueprint’ albums, the Jay Z tour will most defiantly be a hell of a show.
The 2013 Grammys saw Jay Z perform on stage with N Sync and successful solo singer Justin Timberlake, as they sang their latest collaboration, “Suit & Tie” to a delighted, packed audience.
Fans of Jay Z will have to wait a bit longer for the highly anticipated follow-up from The Blueprint 3 gets released. With expectations running extremely high after all of The Blueprint albums, Jay Z fans won’t have long to wait until his next instalment of the exciting series.
Rounding off 2012, Jay Z performed with Coldplay at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and worked with the Brit awarded Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Timbaland and Roc Nation favourites, with future projects in the pipeline for 2013.
Jay Z last performed with Kanye West as part of the ‘Watch The Throne’ concerts at The O2 Arena, London, Manchester Arena, LG Arena in Birmingham and Motorpoint Arena in May 2012. He also performed as part of the Olympic events at the BBC Hackney Weekend which took place 23-24th June 2012, and had thousands of lucky holders of Jay Z tickets singing along to Jay-Z’s massive hits “Run This Town”, (with Rihanna), “Dirt Off Your Shoulder”, “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)”, “Public Service Announcement”, “Where I'm From”, “Jigga What, Jigga Who”, “U Don't Know”, “99 Problems”, “03 Bonnie & Clyde” and many more.
Jay Z's latest album Magna Carta Holy Grail sees the rap icon work with wife Beyonce as well as close friend Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, Pharrell Williams and J Roc amongst others.
The platinum album was controversially released via a Samsung app, which was exclusively available for Samsung users before the album was released on 9th July globally. The cover of the album was taken from The Salisbury Cathedral where one of the four remaining 1215 Magna Carta documents can be found. As part of the promotion the album cover will be on display throughout July 2013.
Jay Z performed with friend and co-star Justin Timberlake at the Yahoo! Wireless Festival which took place 12-14th July at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Stratford.
Over 50,000 music fans clambered to see Justin Timberlake and Jay Z perform together for their Legends of the Summer UK leg of the tour.
Fans were treated to a medley of tunes from the two living legends. With Justin Timberlake performing “Rock Your Body” and “I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)” and Jay Z with “99 Problems” and an even bigger surprise kept under wraps from the media, with fellow Roc Nation label-mate Rihanna joining Jay Z on stage for “Run This Town” to the ecstatic delight of the thousands of screaming revellers.
Using Wireless Festival 2013 as a platform to wet the appetites of his UK fans, Jay Z went on to announce his Magna Carta World Tour. As part of his tour, he will perform three arena dates at The O2, London (10th, 11th, 12th October 2013) as well as a show at Manchester Arena (3rd October 2013) and Birmingham NIA Arena 8th October 2013.
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