Jay Z and Beyonce OTRT SF1

The latest word out of Beyonce's camp is good: Bey and Jay Z's much-hyped "On the Run" tour grossed over $100 million. The North American leg of the tour ended in San Francisco Wednesday night. There are 2 more shows in Paris on Sept. 12 and 13. Then Beyonce will take aging rapper Jay Z home to NY for some much needed rest. Word is Beyonce limited the tour to 17 cities because her aging husband doesn't have the stamina for a longer tour.

Jay Z and Beyonce OTRT SF1

Music critic Jim Harrington explained the tour's limitations caused by 45-year-old Jay Z's lack of stamina:

Their On the Run Tour, which kicked off in April, has been pure box office gold, with hundreds of thousands of fans filling stadiums from coast to coast to see the ultimate power couple in concert. Billboard magazine says the trek is due to gross more than $100 million.

Yet just because a pairing makes sense doesn't ensure that it will live up to expectations onstage.

Unfortunately, Jay Z and Beyoncé's performance on Tuesday at AT&T Park -- the first of two nights at the home of the San Francisco Giants -- fell well short of its vast potential. The sold-out show wasn't bad, just maddeningly mediocre.

There are many problems with this tour, all of which should have been ironed out long before it reached its final North American stop in San Francisco. The set list is iffy -- despite stretching some 40 songs -- and the production is awkward. There's too great of an emphasis on video elements and other things that keep the two stars offstage, which sabotages any sense of momentum and dampens the enthusiasm of the crowd. The show grinds to a halt way too often, when putting the pedal to the metal would be a far better choice.

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    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      44 45 is not old... :smack:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Hell it better the way they was bidding heads with them ticket prices Shid :tea:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Busting :smack:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      :tea:

      *cues Lil Kim's GET MONEY part* :whistle:
      :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      hope this critic doesn't have a twitter...the beehive is coming..hear the buzz... :scared:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      :whistle: get money! My shyt! Classic!

    • http://www.globalcallingsolutions.com zurishay

      :popcorn: <----- dats Sandra eating her words about their tour failing....

    • Sun_Tooth

      man they finna go on a lush vacay when they done. while im stuck buying lottery tickets every friday, to go on a carnival cruise to jamaica.

    • Matchsticks

      maybe bc this was the last city and they're tiyad....but they put on an awesome show when I went! :yes:

    • luVn_liFe…

      so they bout to file them Papers??

      BEY is performing for the VMA'S.

      Get that Moolah CARTER FAM!

      bling bling!

    • Smonae

      "Word is Beyonce limited the tour to 17 cities because her aging husband doesn’t have the stamina for a longer tour."

      So u saying Mr Carter can't keep up with Mrs. Carter :rofl: your shade is legendary

    • luVn_liFe…

      Word is Beyonce limited the tour to 17 cities because her aging husband doesn’t have the stamina for a longer tour
      ~~~~
      aint nothing wrong with a little rest, after making $100 mil I would wanna rest too.

      I remember reading these two are so over each other "they may NOT make it to Paree' "

      :tea:

    • Smonae

      :waves:

      Jenie :kiss: hey boo
      Luvn
      Match
      Sun
      Zuri
      Dats
      Sun
      DTTS :happy:

    • A.J.

      I’m washing my sheets and comforters up here at the wash house… :no: I’m so hot in here Chile…. It’s making me mad .. like wtf … I’m not use to this shyt at all… But I refuse to tear up my washer
      _________________
      I can always count on you Jenie!!

    • Sun_Tooth

      wasting time

      don't you got something you had to talk to me about

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Smonae :2dance: to the one that goes "SExyyyyyyy, I wanna hear yew say my nameeeeee" :lol:

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      lovin #demboots Bey got on in the coochie cutter shorts pics :nun:

      #hawt

      that's all i got :shrug:

      hey peeps! :hi:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      The tour wasn't meant to be full length. They just came off of a full tour not even a year ago. I think they are stacking up their bank accounts so B can take a year off and push out another baby.

    • Matchsticks

      :hi: @Smonae

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      SunTooth, the dog got a :cell: ? :rofl:

      Jenny, that was my shatt, and then when Pac came out with his, that was my shatt :eek: :lol:

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      ok so it grossed a hunnid mill..how much did it cost to put in the show i wonder. what that NET lookin like? :think:

      i know, that's none of my bidness tho :smack: :tea:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      :hug: HOlla! (that's espanol) :woot:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      :hi: Hey Faye Faye! How you doin gal?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Fay, #21 shot my mind straight to: Assets=Liabilities - Owner's Equity! :hahaha:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      my little cousins great granny (1st cousin's baby daddy grandmother) found some Big Chief handwriting tablets done gave it to my cousin for school... :rofl: i didn't even know they made that anymore..

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      :rofl: is that the dog Hustle Man had on Martin's tv show in that gravi?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Bird, they got a $100 doll of your jail dude :yes:

      :rofl:

    • SummerBaby

      Blue is such a big two year old.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Dat
      I think at the $ store

    • Sun_Tooth

      doesn't talk to strangers

      its icepick the rapping chihuahua from martin. Go Pick! Go Pick! Go Pick! :danban1:

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:
      :hug: HOlla! (that’s espanol) :woot:

      :rofl: my bew SEW by-lingwa! :kiss: sup bonita?

      Bird! :hi: what's the word witcha? long time no font!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      my little cousins great granny (1st cousin’s baby daddy grandmother)
      -------------
      And we know what you mean :dead:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      Dat
      I think at the $ store
      August 8, 2014 at 1:04 pm

      ___________________

      oh for real? she presented that to my cousin proudly too..my cousin lil boy like "these not on the list" :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Your gravi
      No SHADE
      :cloud: :lol:

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      datsmdubya2u says:

      my little cousins great granny (1st cousin’s baby daddy grandmother) found some Big Chief handwriting tablets done gave it to my cousin for school… :rofl: i didn’t even know they made that anymore..

      :rofl: OMG i haven't seen those in YURRS! goood memories

      too bad my handwriting SUX! :ashamed:

      DTTS

      chile, i think in dollas & cents #bitniz minded. like YEW!

      btw :gossip: word on the skreet is that whip ILL on sale till sundee 25% off :nun:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Dat,
      Is it the maila colored paper pads, like what you teach the kids to write on (with the blue and red lines) IF NOT, nvrmnd I said something :kona:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      *manila

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      my little cousins great granny (1st cousin’s baby daddy grandmother)
      ————-
      And we know what you mean

      __________________

      hey i wanted it to be clear dis aint my side of the family :coffee:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      25% off :nun:
      ------------
      Awwww chittttttt :woohoo:

      I NEED SOME *goes to find my chakebook*
      My ordah will come via :cell:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      Dat,
      Is it the maila colored paper pads, like what you teach the kids to write on (with the blue and red lines) IF NOT, nvrmnd I said something :kona:

      ________________

      yeah those are it.. paper feels rough all that

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      :gossip: Dat's just trying to throw us off yall :lol:
      #ikidikid

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      if i can just get these irritating remnants of this headache to go away tho! :pray:

      JEN-NAY!

      :happybirthday: sug! (since i couldn't leave it on yo wall :rollseyes: :lol: )

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      chakebook*

      :rofl: mk luv :D

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      :gossip: Dat’s just trying to throw us off yall :lol:
      #ikidikid
      August 8, 2014 at 1:10 pm

      _______________

      what eye dew? :shrugs:

    • http://www.landofpure.net EYE :whip: finity yeen know? :tea:

      :cuss: i den left my parm cheese at home for this pasta dish i brought for lunch. UGH! :cuss:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Dat

      THAT's exactly what these kids need! :yes: Whenever I see some I pick them up because that makes a world of difference in their penmanship :yes:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Tooo bad yeen close to my BIG FREN, because I bet 5 bucks MsTake got PAREMSAN CHEESE in her desk dro :kona:

      :hahaha:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      Dat

      THAT’s exactly what these kids need! :yes: Whenever I see some I pick them up because that makes a world of difference in their penmanship :yes:

      __________________

      child some of the school districts in TX have stopped teaching handwriting at all say the kids don't need it...

    • ShadeQueen46

      Months later im still crying at whoever said Jayz has wheelchair legs :no: :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      paper feels rough all that
      :woot: That's good yo! The pencil 'sticks' to it better :grill: #positive

    • flsun99

      Hey Smonae!!!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      datsmdubya2u says:

      <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      Dat

      THAT’s exactly what these kids need! :yes: Whenever I see some I pick them up because that makes a world of difference in their penmanship :yes:

      __________________

      child some of the school districts in TX have stopped teaching handwriting at all say the kids don't need it…
      ====
      I heard that no more 'cursive writing' is being taught :yes:
      However I feel that 'handwriting' should be taught in preK or K or something :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Oh! Harlem aka SON says :hi: to all the Roses and :bow: for the bday S/O's

    • Sun_Tooth

      i guess she scared of something :shrug:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      ok so it grossed a hunnid mill..how much did it cost to put in the show i wonder. what that NET lookin like? :think:
      ==========
      You better say that!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Who :scared:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Big Chief handwriting tablets
      ============
      :pc:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPgpRw9tiuM bnatural

      ShadeQueen46 says:

      Months later im still crying at whoever said Jayz has wheelchair legs :no: :rofl:
      -----------------

      :tape: I must not laugh....I must not laugh :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      @DTTS

      I heard that no more 'cursive writing' is being taught :yes:

      ___________________

      thats probably what they said CURSIVE i was prolly half paying attention

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      Yep, Buttercup get them! :yes: and the fat pencils :yes:
      Kids see the letters like 'shapes' and them tablets work :tea:

    • Sun_Tooth

      i hear yt people was complaining about the tour being loud in san fransico. i thought to myself, "self doesn't water seem to amplify sound more, and they was next to san fran bay?" yt people stoopid :no:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      :rofl: Dat

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      SunTooth, you can't apply logic to some folks thoughts yo :gossip: because then you sound crazy :rofl: :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPIs6REdG2Q datsmdubya2u

      ShadeQueen46 says:

      Months later im still crying at whoever said Jayz has wheelchair legs

      __________________

      :dead: :ghost: who said that?

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nAbQogbMOk Buttercup

      Yep, Buttercup get them! :yes: and the fat pencils :yes:
      =================
      I tried to have Lil Butter write with husky pencils. That was very short-lived. We stick to the standard ones now.

      I do need to get some handwriting tablets though.

    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      :hi:

    • https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=663758563679083 VDot

      :newpost:

    • http://www.lipstickalley.com/showthread.php?p=18507979 MisTaken is #unbothered :cool:

      It's about rain :( I can't be outside for long and enjoy fresh air
      And that weekend will suck too. Well maybe not :thinking: :hump:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      <--Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      Bird, they got a $100 doll of your jail dude
      **************************

      Nah. They thought they was gone run all over my boo thang cause he locked up. He shut them down with the threat of litigation. The doll idea got squashed according to CNN.

    • Sun_Tooth

      doesn't talk to strangers

      thats why i be hiding my smarts sometimes, cuz the people dont like feeling stoopid around me :hahaha:

    • ShadeQueen46

      I don't remember but that chit was funny!

    • scorpio

      @
      Sun_Tooth says:

      i hear yt people was complaining about the tour being loud in san fransico. i thought to myself, “self doesn’t water seem to amplify sound more, and they was next to san fran bay?” yt people stoopid :no:
      -----------------------------------------------------------------------Yes, they did complain. It was on the news here.

    • Smonae

      flsun99 :hugs: