Columbia Records; New York, NY; September 13, 2016) Grammy-award winning rap artist, Lecrae has announced ‘The Destination Tour, You’re Accepted’ this fall with shows in NYC, Philadelphia, and Chicago. The cross-country trek kicks off on October 25th in Columbia, SC and continues through November 16th in Asheville, NC. See full list of dates below. Tickets are on sale starting on Friday, September 16. For more information, visit here.
“This tour is meant to be an invitation to collectively breathe through art and music. It’s been an exhausting year, and people need a destination where they can feel freedom,” says Lecrae. “I’m excited to play new music for the first time. I’ve worked with some of the most incredible artists over the summer, and I want to put some of that music on display.”
Lecrae’s album, Anomaly debuted on September 2014 at #1 on the coveted Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, receiving universal acclaim and making him a force in mainstream rap music. The Atlanta-based artist, community leader, activist and entrepreneur has helped to revive the genre’s conscious sensibility with his message of inspiration.
Lecrae has shared the stage with Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole as well as hip hop legends Wu-Tang Clan, Rakim and Common. He has co-headlined some of the best-selling tours in the U.S., according to Pollstar, and Lecrae’s call for redemption through positive change has placed him on the forefront of causes close to his heart. Lecrae released his memoir “Unashamed” this summer and it immediately debuted as a New York Times Best Seller, landing in the Top 10 in the Nonfiction category.
‘The Destination Tour, You’re Accepted’ Tour Dates
October 25 – Columbia, SC – Music Farm
October 26 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
October 28 – Norfolk, VA – Norva
October 29 – Silver Springs, MD – The Fillmore
October 30 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
October 31 -Philadelphia, PA – The Living Arts
November 2 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
November 3 – Niagara Falls, NY – Rapids Theatre
November 4- Cleveland, OH ?” House of Blues
November 5 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
November 7 – Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
November 8 – Milwaukee, WI – The Rave II
November 9 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
November 10 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
November 12 – Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
November 13 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
November 15 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29
November 16 – Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
Lecrae is a two-time GRAMMY Award winning hip-hop artist whose 2014 album, Anomaly, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, Rap, Digital, Christian, Gospel, and Independent charts. His seven studio albums and mixtapes have sold more than 1.9 million copies and he has co-headlined some of the best-selling tours in the U.S., according to Pollstar. Lecrae has been nominated for five GRAMMY Awards, including Best Rap Performance 2014, a win for Best Gospel Album in 2013 and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song in 2015, as well as won seven Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, two Soul Train Music Awards and garnered BET Hip Hop Awards and BET Awards nominations. Lecrae’s call for redemption through positive change has placed him at the forefront of causes close to his heart. Referring to himself as a ‘social anthropologist,’ Lecrae seeks the most authentic connection possible with fans around the world who embrace his music. Lecrae resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children.