Eminem and Jay-Z recently announced plans a two-day concert series in their home town baseball stadiums. Eminem will headline a concert on Thursday (September 2nd) at Comerica Park in Detroit (while the Tigers our out of town playing the Twins) while Jay-Z will headline a second show on Monday (September 12th) as the Yankee's take on the Devil Rays.
"This is a once-in-a-lifetime set of shows and I know we're both really going to bring it to our hometowns," Eminem said in a press release. "The fans are going to love this and so am I. It's gonna be historic." "These shows are like a dream come true," Jay-Z offered. "I've always hoped that hip-hop could play any stadium like other genres of music. How perfect is it that Eminem and I get to play our hometowns and show how far the live rap experience has come? Fun and historic — a great combination all around the board."
Eminem said "We had talked about doing something together again soon anyway — we just tried to come up with the best way and biggest way to do it. We've done things together, smaller shows and whatnot," he continued. "But I'm not sure we've ever done anything this big." Jay-z continued "I look for opportunities to work with Em," Jay-Z added. "Any time we get a chance to collaborate on things …"
Eminem, Jay-Z – Interview At Comerica Park (Talk 2 Stadium Shows – Part 1)
Eminem, Jay-Z – Interview At Comerica Park (Talk 2 Stadium Shows – Part 2)
Eminem, Jay-Z – Interview At Comerica Park (Talk 2 Stadium Shows – Part 3)