Jay-Z announces ‘Magna Carta’ UK tour dates

Following his appearance at this year’s Wireless Festival, Jay-Z has announced several UK live shows – including three nights at London’s 02 Arena.

The rapper – who recently secured his first No.1 UK album with Magna Carta Holy Grail – kicks off his tour on October 03 at the Manchester Arena, and will also play the Birmingham Arena before heading to London for a three night residency at London’s 02 Arena.

Full UK tour dates are below:

Thu 3 Oct-13 – Manchester Arena
Tue 8 Oct-13 – Birmingham NIA Arena
Thu 10 Oct-13 – London O2 Arena
Fri 11 Oct-13 – London O2 Arena
Sat 12 Oct-13 – London O2 Arena

Tickets for Jay-Z’s UK tour are set to go on sale on Friday July 19.