Someone out there is a promotional genius and they work for either Jay-Z or Eminem. In an announcement during the live prime time broadcast of the New York Yankees Detroit Tigers night game yesterday Jigga-man and Slim-Shady dropped a bomb. They are going to team up for two shows at each other’s hometown baseball parks. The Detroit show will have Eminem headlining at Comerica Park (home of the Tigers) on September 2nd. Jay-Z will headline the very first concert at the “new” Yankee Stadium on September 13th.
Here are two clips of the hip-hop living legends making the announcement. This first clip is from the ESPN broadcast:
And here is the second video from the local Detroit broadcast:
No ticket sale information has been released yet but you better be ready because these will sell out faster than a Justin Verlander fastball. This isn’t the first time these two heavyweights have collaborated. Here is a live clip from a show in Detroit in which Z and M throw down on Renegade (Parental Advisory – Explicit Lyrics) The crowd loses their collective s**t when Eminem hits the stage:
Eminem’s latest single Not Afraid has pulled off the extremely rare feat of debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard hot 100. These shows should be monumental.