JAY Z AND KANYE WEST KICK OFF IRISH LEG OF WATCH THE THRONE TOUR AT THE O2, DUBLIN

Jay Z and Kanye West brought their critically acclaimed Watch The Throne tour to The O2, Dublin last night and treated Irish fans to over 2 hours of a set laden with hits.

Kicking off the show with H.A.M., the superstar rappers appeared on two different stages, one situated in the middle of the venue before jumping into Who Gonna Stop Me as they rose 14 ft in the air on top cubes which projected images across the room.

The set featured songs from each artists back catalogue including the Jay Z hits Jigga What, Hard Knock Life, Empire State of Mind, 99 Problems and Kanye Wests Jesus Walks, Diamonds, Gold Digger and Stronger alongside songs from  their much lauded Watch The Throne album including Otis, Welcome To The Jungle before ended the night with multiple renditions of their now infamous N****s in Paris to leave fans at their first Irish show together wanting more.

Tickets for tonights show are available from Ticketmaster.ie with a limited number of tickets priced €49.50 for students and unwaged fans across selected price levels are available only at Ticketmaster outlets nationwide.

These tickets are available via cash only transaction and subject to availability. Student or unwaged I.D. required. Please note this offer is not available via telephone, online or by credit card facilities as these would incur additional charges.

It’s the dynamic between these two very different artists that makes the evening so fascinating **** 
The Guardian

Jay-Z and Kanye West are, unquestionably, the two heavyweight champs of hip hop in the 21st century…
The Independent

…an epic, 150-minute experience, with no support acts, and two greatest hits sets for the price of one… and the crowd still bayed for more ***** 
London Evening Standard

Kanye West and Jay-Z had arrived in spectacular style ***** 
The Mirror

SET LIST FROM THE O2 DUBLIN

H.A.M.

WHO GONNA STOP ME

TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS

OTIS

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE

GOTTA HAVE IT

WHERE I’M FROM

JIGGA WHAT

CAN’T TELL ME NOTHING

FLASHING LIGHTS

JESUS WALKS

DIAMONDS

PSA

U DON’T KNOW

RUN THIS TOWN

MONSTER

POWER

NEW DAY

HARD KNOCK LIFE

IZZO

EMPIRE STATE OF MIND

RUNAWAY

HEARTLESS

STRONGER

ON TO THE NEXT ONE

DIRT OFF YOUR SHOULDER

GIVE IT TO ME

THAT’S MY BITCH

GOOD LIFE

TOUCH THE SKY

ALL OF THE LIGHTS

BIG PIMPIN

GOLD DIGGER

99 PROBLEMS

WONDERFUL WORLD

NO CHURCH

LIFT OFF

N****S IN PARIS

N****S IN PARIS

N****S IN PARIS

For further media information please contact Colm Hanley, MCD Productions
T: 01 284 1747 / M: 086 040 3256 / E: colm@mcd.ie

June 9, 2012 12:25pm by MCD   Comments (0)

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