2 Chainz Joins Nicki Minaj on 'Pink Friday' U.S. Tour
2 Chainz Joins Nicki Minaj on 'Pink Friday' U.S. Tour

Surprises are sure to be in store for the North American leg of Nicki Minaj's '"Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" tour. But there's one friend Nicki is bringing along for all 14 tour dates: 2 Chainz.

Nicki Minaj Announces North American Dates on 'Pink Friday' Tour

2 Chainz's opening slot comes at a good time. The "Beez in the Trap" collaborator's album, "Based on a T.R.U. Story" (Aug. 14), debuts two days after the tour ends. He'll perform at all tour stops excluding Los Angeles and Oakland.

Minaj's sophomore release, "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded," is currently No. 1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart. "Beez in the Trap" is No. 7 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

Here are Nicki Minaj's U.S. tour dates:

July 16: Chicago, Ill. (The Chicago Theatre)
July 17: Detroit, Mich. (Fox Theatre Detroit)
July 19: Cleveland, Ohio (State Theatre at Playhouse Square)
July 22: Atlanta, Ga. (Fox Theatre Atlanta)
July 24: Miami, Fla. (James L. Knight Center)
July 26: Birmingham, Ala. (Boutwell Auditorium)
July 28: Houston, Tex. (Bayou Music Center)
July 29: Dallas, Tex. (Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie)
July 31: St. Louis, Mo. (Peabody Opera House)
Aug. 2: Denver, Colo. (Wells Fargo Theatre)
Aug. 4: Las Vegas, Nev. (Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino)
Aug. 7: Phoenix, Ariz. (Comerica Theatre)
Aug. 11: Seattle, Wash. (Paramount Theatre)
Aug. 12: Vancouver, B.C. (Queen Elizabeth Theatre)