Outkast, Ludacris Pair Up To Hit The Road

Following a brief European run supporting Eminem, eclectic rap duo Outkast will launch a 30-city U.S. tour Feb. 28 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with fellow Atlanta-based rapper Ludacris in tow. Outkast will

Following a brief European run supporting Eminem, eclectic rap duo Outkast will launch a 30-city U.S. tour Feb. 28 in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with fellow Atlanta-based rapper Ludacris in tow. Outkast will be out in support of its LaFace/Arista set "Stankonia," which debuted at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 in October, and has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) for U.S. sales of 2 million copies.



Ludacris' Def Jam South debut, "Back For The First Time," debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 in November. The single "What's Your Fantasy" featuring Shawna peaked at No. 10 on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart in November. Current single, "Southern Hospitality," is swiftly moving up the same chart, rocketing 52-32 this week.



Here are Outkast's European tour dates:

Feb. 2: Stockholm (Stockholm Globe Arena, supporting Eminem)

Feb. 4: Rotterdam, Holland (Ahoy, supporting Eminem)

Feb. 5: Brussels (Forest National, supporting Eminem)

Feb. 6: Paris (Le Bercy, supporting Eminem)

Feb. 8: Manchester, U.K. (Manchester Evening News Arena, supporting Eminem)

Feb. 9: London (London Arena, supporting Eminem)

Feb. 11: London (Mean Fiddler, Outkast headlining)



Here are Outkast/Ludacris' U.S. tour dates:

Feb. 28: Myrtle Beach, S.C. (House Of Blues)

March 2: Hampton, Va. (Coliseum)

March 3-4: Philadelphia (Tower Theater)

March 5: Boston (Factory)

March 7-8: Washington, D.C. (D.A.R. Constitution Hall)

March 9-10: New York (Theater At Madison Square Garden)

March 11: Boston (Orpheum Theater)

March 13: Cleveland (CSU Convocation Center)

March 14: Detroit (Fox Theater)

March 15: Cincinnati (Firststar Center)

March 16: Chicago (Aragon Ballroom)

March 18: Milwaukee (Hagles Ballroom)

March 19: St. Louis (Pageant)

March 21: Albuquerque, N.M. (Convention Center)

March 22: Phoenix (Celebrity Theater)

March 23: San Diego (Open Air Theater)

March 24-25: Los Angeles (Universal Amphitheater)

March 26: San Jose, Calif. (SJSU Events Center)

March 28: Las Vegas (House Of Blues)

March 29: Salt Lake City, Utah (E Center)

March 30: Denver (Filmore)

April 1: Austin, Texas (Music Hall)

April 2-3: Dallas (Bronco Bowl)

April 4-5: Houston (Ariel Theater)

April 7-8: Atlanta (Fox Theater)

April 9: New Orleans (Saenger Theater)

April 14: Greensboro, N.C. (Special Events Center)

April 15: Charlotte, N.C. (TBA)