LL Cool J has confirmed 18 dates for a summer tour that will include support from Def Jam labelmate Dru Hill. The trek begins June 7 with a show at Baltimore's Camden Yards, with a number of dates sti
LL Cool J has confirmed 18 dates for a summer tour that will include support from Def Jam labelmate Dru Hill. The trek begins June 7 with a show at Baltimore's Camden Yards, with a number of dates still to be finalized.
LL will be out behind his latest studio set, "10," which debuted in November at No. 2 on The Billboard 200. The veteran rapper scored his biggest hit in more than six years with "Luv U Better," which reached No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. He also appeared on Jennifer Lopez's No. 1 hit "All I Have."
Dru Hill's lineup features its four original members (Sisqo, Nokio, Woody, and Jazz), augmented by new addition Scola. The group's most recent album, "Dru World Order," bowed in December at No. 21 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 513,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. The single "I Love You" is No. 31 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.
Here are LL Cool J/Dru Hill's tour dates:
June 7: Baltimore, Md. (Camden Yards)
June 8: Norfolk, Va. (Convocation Center)
June 13: Cleveland (Scene Pavilion)
June 14: Merrillville, Ind. (Star Plaza)
June 15: Pittsburgh (Station Square Amphitheatre)
June 19: Verona, N.Y. (Turning Stone Casino)
June 20: New York (Beacon Theatre)
June 21: Fayetteville, N.C. (Crown Coliseum)
June 22: Charlotte, N.C. (Paramount Carowinds)
June 24: Minneapolis (Target Theatre)
June 25: Green Bay, Wis. (Oneida Casino)
June 26: Muskegon, Mich. (Summer Fest)
June 27: Milwaukee (Marcus Amphitheatre/Summer Fest)
June 29: Bridgeport, Conn. (Arena at Harbor Yard)
July 12: St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (VI Fest)
July 19: Norfolk, Va. (Radio Show)
Aug. 14: New Orleans (Radio Show)