Rapper Busta Rhymes has lined up an extensive U.S. tour in support of his J Records debut, "Genesis." The trek begins Thursday (Jan. 25) in Worcester, Mass., and wraps March 16 in Binghamton, N.Y. The

Rapper Busta Rhymes has lined up an extensive U.S. tour in support of his J Records debut, "Genesis." The trek begins Thursday (Jan. 25) in Worcester, Mass., and wraps March 16 in Binghamton, N.Y. The new album is No. 27 on The Billboard 200 in its seventh week on the chart, while the single "Break Ya Neck" is No. 12 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. A new single, "Pass the Courvoisier" featuring Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, is due to hit U.S. radio outlets later this month.

Rhymes will also be seen in the upcoming film "Halloween: The Homecoming," starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Tyra Banks, and Sean Patrick Thomas. The movie, the eighth installment in the "Halloween" franchise, is due to hit U.S. theaters in August.

Here are Busta Rhymes' tour dates:

Jan. 25: Worcester, Mass. (Palladium)
Jan. 27: Hanover, N.H. (Dartmouth College)
Jan. 30: Washington, D.C. (Nation)
Jan. 31: Myrtle Beach, S.C. (House of Blues)
Feb. 1: Atlanta (Georgia St. University)
Feb. 2: Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (House of Blues)
Feb. 5-6: Chicago (House of Blues)
Feb. 7: Milwaukee (Rave)
Feb. 8: Minneapolis (First Avenue)
Feb. 10: St. Louis (Pageant)
Feb. 12: Denver (Fillmore)
Feb. 13: Albuquerque, N.M. (Sunshine Theatre)
Feb. 14: El Paso, Texas (venue TBA)
Feb. 16: San Diego (4th & B)
Feb. 17: San Francisco (Warfield)
Feb. 19: Seattle (Showbox)
Feb. 23: Las Vegas (House of Blues)
Feb. 28: Los Angeles (Universal Amphitheatre)
March 2: Dallas (Bronco Bowl)
March 3: Houston (venue TBA)
March 4-5: New Orleans (House of Blues)
March 7: Cincinnati (Bogart's)
March 8: Royal Oak, Mich. (Royal Oak Music Theatre)
March 9: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
March 10: Northampton, Mass. (Smith College)
March 14: New York (Hammerstein Ballroom)
March 16: Binghamton, N.Y. (SUNY Binghamton)

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