News: Jay-Z Leaves Fans Hanging, Cancels Remaining 2009 "Blueprint 3" Shows
Monday, Nov 16, 2009 2:50PM
Jay-Z has unexpectedly canceled his remaining Blueprint 3 2009 nationwide tour dates as a result of scheduling conflicts.
While specifics have not been made immediately available, Hov will reportedly refund fans who planned to attend his remaining three shows.
Jay-Z has scrapped the remainder of his 2009 tour dates behind his latest studio set, The Blueprint 3, citing conflicts in scheduling. The hip-hop star's upcoming shows in Lubbock, TX (11/17); Albuquerque, NM (11/19) and El Paso, TX (11/20), have all been canceled due to an "unforeseen scheduling conflict," according to concert promoter Live Nation. Refunds for the shows will be made available immediately at the point of purchase. (Live Daily)
Although 2009 may be a wrap, Jay will treat fans by securing Young Jeezy for the tour when it continues next year.
In the midst of his first college tour, promoting his latest #1 album The Blueprint 3 and his recently released video game sensation DJ Hero: Renegade Edition, the unstoppable Jay-Z confirms North American tour dates for 2010's BP3 tour. The second leg of the Live Nation-produced tour will begin on February 22nd in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Center with more dates to be announced soon. Jay-Z will be joined by Grammy-nominated rapper Young Jeezy who will open all dates on the tour. Tickets go on sale beginning November 13th at LiveNation.com in select markets. (Press Release)
Jay's nationwide tour will hit a variety of cities throughout the United States.
Jay-Z's BP3 North American tour will make a cross-country trek in 2010 stopping at arenas in major markets including Houston, Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Greensboro, Washington, Boston, Pittsburgh, St Louis, Indianapolis, Denver, San Jose, Los Angeles and more. Additional day of show and on sale information will be announced shortly for stops in East Rutherford, Uniondale, Atlantic City and Detroit. (Reuters)
The rapper's fall college tour featured a younger-based line-up of artists including rap newcomers J. Cole and Wale.
Hip-hop star Jay-Z says N.E.R.D, Wale and J.Cole are to join him throughout his upcoming North American concert tour. The Live Nation-produced tour is scheduled to make 24 stops at a mix of college campus arenas and traditional venues across North America, starting at Penn State University Oct. 9. (United Press International)
Check out a recent Jay-Z performance below: