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Jay Z is packing his bags for the Middle East. 

According to, the Brooklyn-born emcee has signed on to play his first ever show in the region during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. 

Taking place at Abu Dhabi's du Arena on November 1st, Jay's performance will mark the second night of festivities surrounding the Formula One race. 

Among the other acts taking the stage during the Grand Prix weekend are rock band Muse and Depeche Mode, who will wrap up the weekend on Sunday night.  

During his show in the United Arab Emirates' second largest city, Jay Z is expected to take on hits from his latest album Magna Carta Holy Grail.

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