TITO LOPEZ & BIG K.R.I.T. ““ LIVE FROM THE UNDERGROUND TOUR ““ DATES EXTENDED
LOPEZ’S VIDEO FOR FIRST OFFICIAL SINGLE “THE BLUES” DUBBED “˜NEW JOINT’ ON BET’S 106 & PARK
“THE BLUES” SINGLE AVAILABLE NOW
Los Angeles, CA ““ Rapper Tito Lopez and fellow Mississippian emcee Big K.R.I T. are extending their Live from the Underground Tour through the Fall. Following a successful run in the previous 26-cities over the summer, the tour will kick off its second leg in Asheville, NC on Wednesday September 12th and will wrap up Friday October 12th in Austin, TX.
Lopez continues to establish himself as one of rap’s most intriguing new artists. Featured in the September 2012 issue of The Source, Tito is applauded for his “acute knowledge of Hip-Hop history combined with a drive to perfect the art of rhyming sounds as close to authentic as it gets”. A Hype Reel, which offers a snapshot of the story that’s building on Tito thus far, can be seen here.
The media has been equally effusive in its praise for Lopez’s stirring video for “The Blues”, RapRadar.com proclaims Tito “turns his sorrow into a good song and equally dope video”. “The Blues” will air as the “˜New Joint’ on BET’s 106 & Park on August 28th, set in Gulfport Mississippi, the video depicts the everyday struggle of the suburban neighborhood and Tito’s struggle and sacrifice to pursue success. The clip has more than 600K views on VEVO, Click Here to check it out.
Stay connected with Tito throughout the Live from the Underground Tour, check out his weekly tour vBlogs at www.youtube.com/officialtitolopez. Download “The Blues” on iTunes now and lookout for Tito’s debut album set to be released in early 2013 on Capitol Records.
Extended dates for Lopez’s tour with Big K.R.I.T.
Wed -Sept-12 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel
Thur-Sept-13 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
Fri-Sept-14 Charlotte, NC Tremont Music Hall
Sat-Sept-15 Virginia Beach, VA The Jewish Mother
Sun-Sept-16 West Springfield, VA Empire
Tues-Sept-18 Washington, DC The Howard Theater
Wed-Sept-19 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Soundstage
Thur-Sept-20 New York, NY Irving Plaza
Fri-Sept-21 Philadelphia, PA The Blockley Pourhouse
Sat-Sept-22 Montreal, Quebec Club Soda
Sun-Sept-23 Ottawa, Ontario Ritual Nightclub
Mon-Sept-24 Toronto, Ontario The Phoenix
Wed-Sept-26 Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
Thur-Sept-27 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Fri-Sept-28 Grand Rapids, MI The Intersection
Tues-Oct-2 Columbia, MO The Blue Note
Wed-Oct-3 St. Louis, MO Plush
Thur-Oct-4 Oklahoma City Farmer’s Market
Sat-Oct-6 Houston, TX House of Blues
Sun-Oct-7 Dallas, TX House of Blues
Tue-Oct-9 Baton Rouge, LA Varsity Theater
Wed-Oct-10 Starksville, MS Rick’s CafÃ© Americain
Tue-Oct-11 Little Rock, AR Juanita’s Cantina Ballroom
Fri-Oct-12 Austin, TX Beauty Ballroom