BURBANK, CA. (By Penny Palmer/ Warner Bros. Records/ www.e-40.com) - The video for "U And Dat," the new single from platinum-selling rapper Reprise/BME Recordings/Sick Wid It Records artist E-40, is heating up at MTV, BET, and MTV Jams, where it will be "Jam of the Week" beginning June 5th (168 spins). The clip has been added to BET's "Rap City" and Fuse's "No. 1 Countdown" hip-hop show. The video originally premiered on Yahoo! Music
and will be featured on Myspace next week. The track is the number three most added song at radio this week, with 40 stations coming to the party (including, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Dallas, Atlanta, and Charlotte) and in the Top 15 at Rhythm Radio.
"U And Dat" is the second single from the Bay Area hip-hop legend's 12th album "My Ghetto Report Card," which debuted at Number One on Billboard's R&B/Hip Hop and Rap charts, as well as Number Three on the Top 200 chart in March.
To support the album, 40 will join the "And 1 Mix Tape Tour 2006," which brings together the nation's best playground basketball players in arenas across the U.S. The tour begins June 4 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., and heads across the country throughout the summer before concluding August 25th at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The tour is sponsored by shoe company And 1 and Mountain Dew.
E-40 will make televised appearances on two MTV shows, performing on "Jamie Kennedy's Blowin' Up" on July 11th and on "Wild 'N Out" at the end of the summer. And if you've missed it, he's been on 15+ magazine/newspaper covers, including of USA Today, NY Times, Dub Magazine, Murder Dog, Rime and others.
E-40's summer tour dates on the "And 1 Mix Tape Tour 2006" are as follows:
Sun., 6/4 Carson, CA Home Depot Center
Wed., 6/7 Oakland, CA Oakland Arena
Sun., 6/11 Portland, OR Rose Garden
Thurs., 6/15 Salt Lake City, UT The E Center
Mon., 6/19 Phoenix, AZ US Airways Center
Thurs., 6/22 Denver, CO Denver Coliseum
Sun., 6/25 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
Wed., 6/28 Houston, TX Reliant Arena
Sun., 7/2 Kansas City, MO Kemper Arena
Thurs., 7/6 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
Sun., 7/9 Milwaukee, WI US Cellular Arena
Thurs., 7/13 Indianapolis, IN Conseco Fieldhouse
Sat., 7/15 Chicago, IL United Center
Mon., 7/24 Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center
Thurs., 7/27 Louisville, KY Freedom Hall
Sun., 7/30 Atlanta, GA Gwinnett Center
Thurs., 8/3 Miami, FL Bank United Center
Sun., 8/6 Orlando, FL UCF Arena
Wed., 8/9 Raleigh, NC RBC Center
Sat., 8/12 Washington, DC Verizon Center
Wed., 8/16 Norfolk, VA Constant Center
Sat., 8/19 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
Tues., 8/22 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden
Mon., 8/25 New York, NY Madison Square Garden