Jay Z, Kanye West tours announced, with both playing New York

From left, Jay Z and Kanye West perform

From left, Jay Z and Kanye West perform during the Victoria's Secret fashion show in New York. (Nov. 9, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

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Jay Z and Kanye West, hip-hop's two biggest stars, announced separate tours on Friday.

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Jay Z's 34-date "Magna Carter World Tour: North America" kicks off Nov. 30 in St. Paul, MN, and hits the metro area in January with two shows at Brooklyn's Barclays Center (Jan. 12 and 13) and one each at Nassau Coliseum (Jan. 19) and New Jersey's Prudential Center (Jan. 22). Tickets go on sale Thursday Thursday at 10 a.m.

Meanwhile, West's 23-date "Yeezus Tour," his first solo gigs in five years, commences Oct. 19 in Seattle and comes to Madison Square Garden on Nov. 23. Kendrick Lamar will be 'Ye's opening act for most of the shows. Tickets go on sale next Friday.


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