Tha Liks ever-changing participation in Xzibit's tour appears to have finally been nailed down. The hip-hop trio, whose new Loud album "X.O." is due June 5, will join the tour Monday (March 18) in Den
Tha Liks ever-changing participation in Xzibit's tour appears to have finally been nailed down. The hip-hop trio, whose new Loud album "X.O." is due June 5, will join the tour Monday (March 18) in Denver, and will continue on through April 1 in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Tha Liks will not participate in the two dates at Los Angeles' House Of Blues, as had been planned, chalking up the delayed arrival to the process of completing the video for the first single, "The Best U Can." Eminem's D-12 was also slated to appear on the trek, but reportedly dropped out to finish work on its upcoming debut album.
As was previously reported, "X.O." will feature a host of guests DJs and rappers. East Coast producer Rockwilder took the controls on two tracks, including "Run Wild," which features guest vocals by Shea Fiol; and "Sickness," which showcases up-and-coming rapper Butch Cassidy.
Xzibit makes an appearance on the DJ Twinz-produced "151," Busta Rhymes shows up on the DJ Scratch-built "Bullyfoot," and frequent Snoop Dogg collaborator Kurupt lends his stylings to the E-Swift-helmed "Promote Violins."
Tha Liks' last album, "Likwidation" (Loud/RCA), debuted at No. 15 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Here are Xzibit/tha Liks tour dates:
March 18: Denver (Gothic)
March 19: Boulder, Co. (Fox Theater)
March 21: Las Vegas (House Of Blues)
March 22: Anaheim, Calif. (House Of Blues)
March 28: Seattle (Showbox)
March 29: Portland (Pine Street Theater)
March 30: Phoenix (Petaluma)
March 31: San Francisco (Maritime Hall)
April 1: Santa Cruz, Calif. (Palookaville)