FYI: Jay Z Expands Tour, Coldplay’s New Song

September 6, 2013 By:

Jay Z has announced a North American leg of the "Magna Carta World Tour." Starting November 30th, the trek will take him through to November ’14. (Rolling Stone)

Because he doesn’t want to be left out, Kanye West has announced “The Yeezus Tour.” It starts October 19th and Kendrick Lamar will be there. (USA Today)

2 Chainz and Pharrell Williams made a special appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” performing “Feds Watching” to the host’s psyched crowd. (Rap-Up)

Speaking of late-night show performances, it’s going to be hard to beat the one TV on the Radio did on “Late Night with David Letterman.” Even Dave couldn’t find the words. (Consequence of Sound)

In an old interview that’s been dug up for auction, John Lennon describes recording The BeatlesLet It Be album as “hell” and “torture.” (The Telegraph)

One Direction has officially announced a new album. Midnight Memories, their third LP, will be available November 25th. (Idolator)

Coldplay debuted their new single “Atlas,” which will be featured on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack. Included is an awesome lyric video. (Hypable)

Over in the U.K., “The X Factor” contestants have been banned from performing songs by Oasis and Beady Eye. (NME)