The Throne – 12/3 @ New Orleans Arena (Kanye West & Jay-Z)

Jay and Ye Share The Throne

Quelling any rumors (that we may or may not have helped feed) of a Friday appearance at Voodoo Experience, The Throne have announced a date at the Arena on Saturday, December 3 with tickets going on sale to the general public on Monday, Aug. 8 at 10 a.m. for $47.50 and $197.50 plus Ticketbastard service charges. Although reports of an ongoing feud between the newest musical juggernaut have been running rampant this week, with this much paper on the table and considering HOVA’s hard-earned reputation as the consummate business man, I think the two can work it out (and, while they’re at it, put on a memorable tour). Also, bear in mind that these two hip-hop icons worked on The Blueprint together, along with Just Blaze some 10 years ago.

The ‘major event’ release wasn’t announced until the beginning of July, keeping the album’s August 12 release date under wraps until then, and adding some rare, modern-day mystique for such a big-time project. The album will be exclusively released to iTunes customers on August 8, with a special deluxe version released through Best Buy on August 23. Could we see another album move 2,000,000 copies in a week??? Guess we’ll find out soon enough…

Also, can this album meet/exceed expectations?

OTIS

August 4, 2011 |  by  |  News
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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
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