Jay Z Hits Montreal and Toronto on 'Magna Carta' Tour

Jay Z Hits Montreal and Toronto on 'Magna Carta' Tour
Never one to let his buddy Kanye West steal too much thunder, larger than life rapper Jay Z has also announced a North American tour today (September 6).

< Hitting the road (or, more likely, a series of private jets) in support of his recent Magna Carta Holy Grail LP, Hova has dates booked through December and January. Along the way, he'll make Canadian stops in Montreal and Toronto.

Tickets for the shows will go on sale on September 12. Check out the full itinerary below, along with a stream of his "Picasso Baby" "performance art piece" (read: music video).

Tour dates:

11/30 St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
12/01 Lincoln, NE - Pinnacle Bank Arena
12/02 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center
12/06 Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
12/07 San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
12/09 Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
12/10 Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center
12/11 San Jose, CA - SAP Center at San Jose
12/13 Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Events Center
12/18 Oklahoma City, OK - Chesapeake Energy Arena
12/19 Houston, TX - Toyota Center
12/20 San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center
12/21 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
12/27 Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
12/28 Birmingham, AL - BJCC Arena
01/02 Ft. Lauderdale, FL - BB&T Center
01/04 Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
01/05 Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex
01/08 Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena
01/09 Chicago, IL - United Center
01/10 Detroit, MI - The Palace of Auburn Hills
01/12 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
01/13 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
01/16 Washington, DC - Verizon Center
01/17 Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
01/18 Boston, MA - TD Garden
01/19 Uniondale, NY - Nassau Coliseum
01/21 Pittsburgh, PA - CONSOL Energy Center
01/22 Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
01/24 Montreal, QC - Bell Centre
01/27 Toronto, ON - Air Canada Centre
01/29 Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
01/30 Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
01/31 State College, PA - Bryce Jordan Center