Archive for February 7th, 2008


Mary J. Blige Plans Tour With Jay-Z In The “Heart of the City”

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Queen of hip-hop soul Mary J. Blige plans to hit the tour circuit with rapper/ex-exec Jay-Z this spring for a double bill almost guaranteed to sell out.

Dubbed the “Heart of the City” the trek begins March 22 in Miami and will visit major cities such as New Orleans, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Boston, Philadelphia and Houston.

Blige will be supporting her current album Growing Pains which features the smash hit “Just Fine.” Jay-Z will also perform fan favorites, including stuff from his latest release American Gangster.

A complete itinerary has yet to be confirmed, however tickets go on sale Feb. 15.

Here is a partial schedule for the “Heart of the City” tour:

March 22: Miami (American Airlines Arena)
March 26: Baltimore (1st Mariner Arena)
March 27: Uniondale, N.Y. (Nassau Coliseum)
March 28: East Rutherford, N.J. (Izod Center)
March 30: Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)
April 2: Toronto (Air Canada Centre)
April 3: Boston (TD Banknorth Garden)
April 5: Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Coliseum)
April 6: Washington, D.C. (Verizon Center)
April 16: Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)