New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Live Nation)
Grammy-winning producer, songwriter, recording artist, and reality tv star Jermaine Dupri
in association with Scream Nation and Live Nation, will see 20 cities in North America
this summer with Jermaine Dupri
Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour, announced today. The tour begins May 25 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace, with stops in Detroit, Chicago, Baltimore, Memphis, and many more. Complete itinerary below and more information on tickets at livenation.com.
Citi® cardmember pre-sale begins Tuesday, March 21 at 10:00am local time, ending Thursday, March 23 at 10:00pm local time through Citi's Private
Pass® Program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. The general onsale for SoSoSummer 17 Tour begins Friday, March 24 at 10am local time. For more information on tickets, please visit www.livenation.com.
In 1992, Jermaine Dupri
introduced to the world two 12-year-olds who wore their pants backwards by the name of Kris Kross. In February of that same year their first song "Jump" was released and immediately soared to #1 on the pop charts remaining for 8 weeks and in doing so labeled Jermaine as a 19-year-old wunderkind, super-producer.
Now, twenty five years later after the continued success with helping to develop other teen stars (Xscape, Usher, Da Brat, TLC, Bow Wow
and more) Jermaine is back on the scene with his So So Def Brand, adding his signature stamp not only to the music of today's teen culture but television and multi-media as well.
"The Rap Game" debuted January 1, 2015 on Lifetime and after three seasons the series has introduced to the world 15 young stars and crowned two winners - Miss Mulatto (season one) and Mani (season two). The third season of "The Rap Game" is currently airing on Lifetime Fridays at 10pm/9c, with the season three-winner set to be announced on April 7th 2017.
Produced by Intuitive Entertainment, The Rap Game is executive produced by Kevin
Dill and Mechelle Collins, Ted Iredell, Perry Dance and co-executive produced by Adam Schor. Lifetime's Mariana
Flynn, Mary Donahue and Colleen Conway Grogan also executive produce in addition to Queen
Latifah and Shakim Compere from Flavor Unit, and Jermaine Dupri.
By rolling out one of the biggest teen summer celebrations, focusing on the youth, community and the teen culture at large, Jermaine Dupri
Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 will be the summer destination for families, kids, teens, and community organizations. Each night Jermaine will introduce the stars of tomorrow as they set out on their 20-city, summer journey. For more information visit www.livenation.com
Michael Mauldin, CEO of Scream Nation, stated: "As the promoter of Jermaine Dupri
Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 TOUR, we are excited to be on the forefront of such a ground breaking youth & family oriented movement. This type of tour promotes the next generation of Young Stars and serves an audience that is often overlooked in the urban and pop music genres, and we are proud to be a part of it."
Presents SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour:
Thu May 25 Louisville, KY Louisville Palace
Fri May 26 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre
Sun May 28 Chicago, IL Chicago Theater
Thu Jun 01 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall
Fri Jun 02 Columbia, SC Township Auditorium
Sat Jun 03 Baltimore, MD Pier Six
Sun Jun 04 Cleveland, OH State Theatre
Wed Jun 07 St Louis, MO Peabody Opera House
Fri Jun 09 Indianapolis, IN Murat Theatre
Sat Jun 10 Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium
Sun Jun 11 Raleigh, NC Raleigh Memorial (Duke Energy
Thu Jun 15 Richmond, VA Altria Theater
Fri Jun 16 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
Sat Jun 17 Washington DC DAR Constitution
Thu Jun 22 Atlanta, GA Wolf Creek Amphitheater
Sat Jun 24 Houston, TX Revention Music
Sun Jun 25 Dallas, TX Music Hall Fair Park