This week, they announced three shows would go on sale. Those tickets sold quickly.
Then, a new announcement: two more shows. The media took the bait. The Daily News reported:
Due to incredible demand for presale tickets for his initial three concerts, Hova will also perform shows on Oct. 3 and Oct. 4.The Post reported:
By midday, officials for the Nets new home added two new Jay-Z shows for Oct. 3 and 4, saying ticket demand was very strong.
A spokesman for the arena, which is at the corner of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues, said that the rapper added the shows because of the “immediate sell-out of available pre-sale tickets.”