Watch the Throne Tour Kicks Off and the Reviews are In
Jay-Z and Kanye West have been the highlight of the State of Hip-Hop and the media as of late. With their collaborative album ‘Watch the Throne’ certified platinum, topping the charts reigning at number one, and with that spawning five radio singles, they’ve become the top duo amongst their peers. And of course, with the highly anticipated tour of 2011 on all of the fans mind, the journey has just began.
This past weekend the ‘Watch the Throne’ tour officially kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia covering two dates, back to back, for the vast amount of fans that were patiently waiting on the commencement of the tour. And just like that, the reviews on the show are already in. According to various media outlets, the show definitely is an experience, giving both Hov and Ye a phenomenal response.
Check out the reviews from various media outlets:
“Not even a stormy night could stop the regal reign of the Throne. On Friday, Jay-Z and Kanye West opened up their Watch the Throne Tour in Atlanta. While the WTT album has been noted for its opulent displays of wealth, Hov and Yeezy’s show will be marked by the duo’s overabundance of hit records.” – MTV News
“The kings of hip-hop, Jay-Z and Kanye West, descended upon on Atlanta on Friday and Saturday nights to begin their Watch the Throne tour reign and the two couldn’t have been more regal during their performances.”— http://www.xxlmag.com/features/2011/10/jay-z-kanye-west-take-over-atl-during-wtt-opening-weekend/
“Many in the high-energy crowd remained standing — and swaying and dancing and singing — for the entire 2½-hour show. At one point, as Jay-Z and West performed ‘Niggas in Paris’ from their hit Watch the Throne CD, West exhorted the audience to ‘Bounce! Bounce!’ The resulting stomping had Philips Arena rocking and shaking in a way that it hasn’t for the Hawks in a long time.” — USA Today
“Their enjoyment sharing the stage was obvious as they led the crowd through the refrain of ‘Run This Town’ and chanted over the heavy, chest-rattling bass in ‘Monster’ as more video of wild animals played behind them.” — Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“While there was virtually no way a concert featuring Jay-Z and Kanye West could ever be a dud, we have to say the duo lived up to our high expectations with last night’s kick-off of their Watch the Throne tour. The hip-hop monarchs performed at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, with an epic set list that featured selections from each artist’s own behemoth catalog of hits as well as their Watch the Throne collaborations.” — Idolator
The ‘Watch the Throne tour has also been set to come to Miami for two back to back dates performing in both Broward’s BankAtlantic Center on November 14th and Miami-Dade’s American Airlines Arena on November 15th respectively. Tickets are going real fast.
Keep posted to 24hourhiphop.com for our official review of the’ Watch the Throne’ concert.
As soon as the tour touches down in Miami, one or all of our staff writers will be at the event to provide you with exclusive photos and reviews of the show.
DJ Khaled and Meek Mill Update Fans on Rick Ross’ Medical Status
Philadelphia, PA – It has been several weeks since the Miami emcee, Rick Ross, suffered two seizures in one day with one happening in mid-air causing an emergency landing. At the time, fans were worried about the artist and his condition up to even now.
According to MTV News, it was confirmed that the Ross is recovering just fine, but concerns about his health still linger. His Twitter account remained silent from October 14 until October 28 when he announced his to return to the social media site with the posted tweet “#thebossisback.”
As of now, Ross has yet to speak to media or reveal details into his health status. However, during the Power 99 Powerhouse Concert in Philly this past weekend, MTV News caught up with Maybach signee Meek Mill and inquired about Ross’ current condition
These were his comments:
“He’s just getting rest,” Meek Mill told MTV News, addressing Ross’ absence at the annual concert, where he was originally slated to perform. “He had his little situation and you wanna make sure your health is 100 percent, you don’t wanna be 98, you don’t wanna be 97. He’s trying to get his rest, chill with his kids.”
“That boy Ross, he’s never had a vacation,” Mill continued. “I talked to him the other day, Ross told me he never had a vacation, so I’m like ‘you might as well chill, get your health right.’”
DJ Khaled even added his comments about Rozay:
“Ross is doing great man, you’re gonna hear from him real soon.”
Keep posted to 24hourhiphop.com for more updated news on Rick Ross’ health condition.
We know Ross will back on his feet in no time, shout out to the Bawse!
[Video] Jay-Z and Kanye West Kick Off Watch the Throne tour in the ATL
In light of the commencement of the Watch the Throne tour, here is the first posted video of Hov and Ye’s concert in the A-Town.
Checkout the Video:
Courtesy of HoodPassTV.com