Slick Rick Announces Victory Tour With A Host Of US Dates

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Less than two weeks after being granted United States citizenship, Slick Rick is celebrating by way of a Victory Tour. The onetime Def Jam Records platinum MC will kick off a slew of dates next month, the run through the duration of summer. The tour with be along the East Coast, Southwest, and Midwestern region of the US.

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In addition to his acclaimed mid-1980s work with Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick released four solo albums—all on Def Jam, between 1988 and 1999. All of the albums debuted in the Top 75 of the charts, with the most recent—The Art Of Storytelling, serving as a Top 10. The English-born MC has also appeared on hits by Jay Z, Chamillionaire, and CRU, outside of work with Outkast, Mos Def, and The Juggaknots.

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According to AllHipHop, the tour dates are as follows:

May 3Water Front ParkLouisville, KY

May 7Lounge 13Columbus, OH

May 10The Waiting RoomOmaha, NE

May 11Outland Ballroom -Springfield, MO

May 12The Riot RoomKansas City, MO

May 13NRG ArenaHouston, TX

May 15 The PageantSaint Louis, MO

May 26The Grog ShopCleveland, OH

May 27MuncheezBeckley, WV

May 28Q LoungeRoanoke, VA

May 29Ante RoomCharlottesville, VA

May 31The Grey- Eagle Asheville, NC

Jun 4Majestic Events CenterOrlando, FL

Jun 11Thunder Valley Casino ResortLincoln, CA

Jun 30Constitution HallWashington, DC

Jul 9Wolf Creek AmphitheaterCollege Park, GA

Aug 6Old Towne Civic CenterPetersburg, VA

Aug 13Pier Six PavillionBaltimore, MD

Related: Slick Rick Is Officially a United States Citizen & Hints That the Ruler May Be Back