Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z Teaming Up For 20/20 Experience Tour, Coming to Miami?
JT and Jay-Z at the Grammys.
Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS
Who didn't get a little wet watching Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z kill it at the Grammys?
We haven't been able to stop thinking about it. We just keep rewatching the clip and dreaming about seeing them in person.
Well, thankfully, our dreams are rumored to become reality. If the New York Post can be trusted, the pair are suiting up, tie and all, for a 10-date tour across the country.
And these two dapper dudes gotta make a stop in Miami, right?
A tweet from the singer/actor/Budweiser product manager/Myspace man got the Post all jazzed up about the prospect of a dual tour before he even hit the stage.
Then Timberlake admitted on the red carpet that "We're definitely going to go on tour . . . I don't know how much I should say . . . It's going to be a lot of fun, I know that."
The Post admits they don't know who "we" are. But c'mon ... Is he talking about that giant band behind him? Or the giant man to his left?
In any case, Timberlake is about to release his much-anticipated, 10-song album The 20/20 Experience, set for stores March 15. It's his third as a solo artist, and first album in six years. Produced in co-operation with superstar, good friend, and recent Roc Nation signee Timbaland, Timberlake told Rolling Stone that he wanted to make sure whatever he released was worth the media frenzy.
"I'm not so caught up in the fact that you have to be in the center of attention. For me, when I do have something that I'm ready to express, I'm gonna burrow through whatever to get it heard," he said. "But for me, the journey along the way is really the most fun part; it's not about the outcome. It's really about making something that feels authentic. That's the one place you can do that."
He went on to reveal a bit about the recording process.
"You talk about making this record; we encapsulated ourselves in the studio and I didn't tell anybody. I was just like, 'Let's make some music without all the hoopla of, like expectations. Let's just make something that feels genuine from us.' And I'm glad we were able to do that way because, for me, it's the best stuff I've ever done."
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