Thursday, September 17, 2009

WALE OPENING ACT FOR JAY-Z TOUR—PUSHES BACK ALBUM


Posted by: Roxxanne Roxxanne


According to Rap-Up, Wale will be the opening act on Jay-Z’s 21-city tour, in support of Jay's newest album, The Blueprint 3. As result of Wale’s upcoming tour commitment, he decided to push back his debut album, Attention Deficit. He explained,
"It got pushed back because I'm going on tour with the biggest rapper of all-time. I'll let y'all call it, but I'm opening up for him -- the boss. College kids like what we do, so we gonna make sure the college kids is happy."
Reuters is reporting that Jay-Z’s tour will make stops at a mix of college campus arenas and traditional venues across the North America starting at Penn State University on October 9th. Tickets went on sale in select markets on September 11th at LiveNation.com.


Below is a list of the tentative tour stops and dates.


(Dates are subject to change.)
October 9 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center


October 10 Highland Heights, KY Bank of Kentucky Center


October 13 Edmonton, AB Rexall Place


October 14 Calgary, AB Pengrowth Saddledome


October 15 Kelowna, BC Prospera Place


October 16 Vancouver, BC General Motors Place


October 17 Seattle, WA KeyArena at Seattle Center


October 21 Ypsilanti, MI EMU Convocation Center


October 24 Providence, RI Dunkin' Donuts Center


October 25 Amherst, MA Mullins Center


October 28 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center


October 30 Montreal, QC Bell Centre


November 1 Ottawa, ON Scotiabank Place


November 7 Fresno, CA Save Mart Center


November 12 Champaign, IL Assembly Hall


November 19 Albuquerque, NM Tingley Coliseum


November 20 El Paso, TX UTEP Don Haskins Center


November 22 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center


I hope one of their stops is in D.C. I've been hearing rumblings that they'll be in D.C. on October 27. If that's true, all I need to do is get someone to let me hold some of dat cream...dolla...dolla bill yall, and I'm in there like swimwear, ya dig!

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