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Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige Announce Tour; Hit Hollywood Bowl April 16

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Back in 1996, Mary J. Blige provided vocals to the hook of "Can't Knock the Hustle," the second single off of Jay-Z's debut album, Reasonable Doubt. 12 years, 12 Grammys and 70 million records sold later, Jigga Man and MJB are back at it again, co-headlining 25 shows across North America.

Being billed as "The Heart of the City Tour," the former CEO of DefJam records and the Queen of Hip Hop Soul will hit up the Hollywood Bowl on April 16th. The tour kicks off March 22nd at Miami's American Airlines Arena.

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Tickets go on sale next Friday, February 15th through Live Nation.

Jay-Z photo by Peter Kramer / AP
Mary J. Blige photo by AP