With the first single and its accompanying video already set loose, Jay-Z is launching a tour to support 'American Gangster', his first concept album inspired by the a movie of the same title.
The schedule is currently set for 5 dates that will be held in Los Angeles, Chicago, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia. The venues will be kept mid-size and intimate. The jaunt start November 6, the same day the album will be put in shelves.
The rapper recently revealed that he regretted having announced a retirement from behind the mic four years ago. He told MTV, "I want to never say that again. People looking at me like, 'Please shut up.' I was looking at Fade To Black the other day. I was embarrassed...I'm not playing with you. I had to turn it off. I was cringing."
Jay-Z's tour schedule: