Originally slated for June 3, Def Jam recording artist/pianist Karina Pasian will now release her debut album, "First Love," on August 19. To help promote the set, the 16-year-old Dominican-American will embark on both the Coca-Cola "Refresh Your Flow" Tour with Lupe Fiasco and the Russ Parr "Russ Bus" Tour for emerging artists this summer.
The Coca-Cola tour will hit six cities starting in Los Angeles and ending in New York. Meanwhile, the Russ Bus trek will visit Detroit, Cleveland, Raleigh and other cities. Ray J, Keri Hilson, DJ Khaled and Ace Hood, Slim from 112, Maino, Yung Berg, Jazmine Sullivan, Day 26, Jim Jones and Pretty Ricky are among those scheduled to perform as well.
Pasian recently released the second single off her album, "Can't Find The Words." The lead track, "16 @ War," which was written and produced by labelmates The Dream and Tricky Stewart, peaked at No. 70 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Here are the dates for both tours:
Rus Bus Tour
July 28: Washington, D.C.
July 29: Wilmington
July 30: Dayton
July 31: Detroit
August 1: Cleveland
August 4: Cincinnati
August 5: Louisville
August 6: Indianapolis
August 7: Columbia
August 11: Raleigh
August 12: Richmond
Coca-Cola "Refresh Your Flow" Tour
July 20: Hollywood, Calif. (Avalon)
August 3: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
August 8: Atlanta (The Tabernacle)
August 17: Chicago (Park West)
August 21: Washington D.C (Love)
August 29: New York (Irving Plaza)