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Beyoncé and Jay-Z aren't coming to North Carolina — yet. But they're getting closer.

Beyonce and JAY Z perform on the On The Run Tour at the Minute Maid Park on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Houston, Texas. The couple is hitting the road again for On the Run II.
Beyonce and JAY Z perform on the On The Run Tour at the Minute Maid Park on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Houston, Texas. The couple is hitting the road again for On the Run II. PictureGroup

When Beyoncé and Jay-Z announced dates earlier this month for their highly anticipated "On the Run II" tour, no dates near North Carolina were to be found.

The closest you could see the superstar duo is Washington, D.C., on July 27-28.

A new round of dates were announced today, and the first couple of hip-hop are at least stopping in the Carolinas. They'll be in Columbia, S.C., Aug. 21.

Friday is the on-sale date for the show at the University of South Carolina's Williams-Brice Stadium.

To save you the trouble, we mapped it out, and it's about 3 hours and 22 minutes from downtown Raleigh to the home of the Gamecocks.

Beyoncé's last Triangle appearance came in May 2016, with her "Formation" tour at NC State's Carter-Finley Stadium. Despite persistent storms, the show went on.

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