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Kanye West Re-Routes 'Yeezus' Tour

Rapper reschedules some dates and cancels other on fall trek

Kanye West performs in New York City.
Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank
November 6, 2013 2:45 PM ET

Following a series of postponements, Kanye West will resume his Yeezus tour in Philadelphia on November 16th. West has rescheduled shows for Chicago, Toronto and Detroit, and canceled several others "due to routing logistics," according to a press release. The cancellations are in Vancouver; Denver; Columbus, Ohio; Montreal; Minneapolis and St. Louis. An updated list of tour dates is below.

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Although the tour got off to an impressive start when it launched in Seattle last month, the trek got derailed when the second date of the tour, scheduled for Vancouver, was postponed. Shortly after that, West announced his engagement to Kim Kardashian. He later postponed an Anaheim date. And on Halloween, he announced that because a truck carrying some crucial gear for the tour had been in a wreck, he had to postpone more dates. The gear, claimed a press release, was "central to the staging of the Yeezus tour and central to the creative vision put forth by Kanye West and his design team." Moreover, it read, "Kanye West will not compromise on bringing the show as it was originally envisioned and designed to his fans."

Kendrick Lamar will provide support on all dates except November 20th and November 24th. Those will feature A Tribe Called Quest, who have announced that those will be the group's last shows ever.

West's new itinerary:

11/16 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
11/17 Boston, MA – TD Garden
11/19 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
11/20 Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
11/21 Washington D.C. – Verizon Center
11/23 New York City – Madison Square Garden
11/24 New York City – Madison Square Garden
11/27 Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
11/29 Miami, FL – Americanairlines Arena
11/30 Tampa, FL – Tampa Bay Times Forum
12/1 Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
12/3 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
12/5 New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Arena
12/6 Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
12/7 Houston, TX – Toyota Center
12/8 San Antonio, TX – At&T Center
12/10 Phoenix, AZ – US Airways Center
12/13 Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
12/17 Chicago, IL – United Center
12/18 Chicago, IL – United Center
12/19 Detroit, MI – Palace Of Auburn Hills
12/22 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
12/23 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre

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