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Xzibit To Tour With Tha Liks, D-12

Loud Records labelmates Xzibit and tha Liks will team for a North American tour, set to kick off Feb. 27 with a two-night stand at Chicago's House Of Blues. Hip-hop outfit D-12 will also be on the bil

Loud Records labelmates Xzibit and tha Liks will team for a North American tour, set to kick off Feb. 27 with a two-night stand at Chicago's House Of Blues. Hip-hop outfit D-12 will also be on the bill, but whether the group's most infamous member, Eminem, will be on hand remains unknown. Calls attempting to clarify the issue went unreturned at deadline.

Xzibit is on tour in support of his new album "Restless," which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart last December. The rapper is also planning to release a DVD, "Restless Exposed," chronicling the sessions of the set. Xzibit will also join up with the Outkast/Ludacris outing for four shows in Hampton, Va., Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles in March.

Tha Liks will release their fourth album, "X.O.," later this spring. The set features guest appearances from Xzibit, Busta Rhymes, and Kurupt. As for D-12, the group's current single "$#!* On You" is performing strongly at radio. The track peaked at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles chart last month and will be found on D-12's Shady/Interscope debut album, due March 20.

Here are Xzibit/Tha Liks/D-12's tour dates:
Feb. 27-28: Chicago (House Of Blues)
March 1: Detroit (Majestic Theater)
March 4, 6: New York (S.O.B.'s)
March 8: Boston (Avalon)
March 10: Detroit (St. Andrews Hall)
March 13: Atlanta (Tabernacle)
March 14: New Orleans (House Of Blues)
March 16: Dallas (Russian Tea Room)
March 18: Denver (Gothic Theater)
March 19: Boulder, Colo. (Fox Theater)
March 21: Las Vegas (House Of Blues)
March 22: Anaheim, Calif. (House Of Blues)
March 23: San Diego (Open Air Theater)
March 26: San Jose, Calif. (SJSU Events Center)
March 28: Seattle (Showbox)
March 29: Portland, Ore. (Pine Street Theater)
March 31: Fresno, Calif. (Fresno State University)
April 1: San Francisco (Maritime Hall)
April 9-11: Los Angeles (House Of Blues)