Kendrick Lamar & Black Hippy Announce 'Good Kid m.A.A.d City' Tour

April 24, 2013 | Shay Mathews

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Kendrick Lamar has announced plans to embark on a world tour to promote his critically acclaimed debut album, good kid, m.A.A.d. city. The Compton native will be joined by his Black Hippy counterparts, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul and Jay Rock for the U.S. portion.

The tour has scheduled 60 shows in 15 countries, including 15 summer festivals stateside and 22 overseas. Kicking off on May 5 at the Sunfest in West Palm Beach, the tour will go through Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Cleveland, Detroit, Atlanta and Kansas City, before wrapping up its U.S. stint with a performance at the BET Experience in Los Angeles.

In other news, the group will make their magazine cover debut in the upcoming issue of Respect, which will hit shelves at the end of the month.

Check out the full list of the U.S. dates below:

May 5 - West Palm Beach, Fla. - Sunfest
May 11 - Columbia, Md. - Sweetlife Festival
May 17 - La Jolla, Calif. - Sungod Festival
May 18 - Gulf Shores, Ala. - Hangout Festival
May 22 - Las Vegas, Nev. - Cosmopolitan
May 23 - Salt Lake City, Utah - The Great Saltair
May 29 - Portland, Maine - The Waterfront At Ocean Gateway
May 30 - Albany, N.Y. - Armory

June 1 - Junction, Vt. - Champion Valley Exposition
June 3 - Belle Vernon, Pa. - Ice Garden
June 4 - Cleveland, Ohio - Jacob Pavilion at Nautica
June 5 - Detroit, Mich. - Chene Park
June 6 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn
June 8 - Randall's Island, N.Y. - Govenors Ball
June 10 - Baton Rouge, La. - Baton Rouge River Center
June 11 - Houston, Tex. - Reliant Arena
June 12 - Grand Prairie, Tex. - Verizon Theatre
June 13 - New Braunfels, Tex. - Whitewater Amphitheatre
June 16 - Manchester, Tenn. - Bonnaroo
June 19 - St. Augustine, Fla. - St. Augustine Amphitheatre
June 20 - Atlanta, Ga. - The Tabernacle
June 21 - Simpsonville, S.C. - Charter Amphitheatre
June 22 - Dover, Del. - Firefly Music Festival
June 23 - Raleigh, N.C. - Red Hat Amphitheatre
June 26 - Mesa, Ariz. - Mesa Amphitheatre
June 28 - San Diego, Calif. - Del Mar Fair Festival
June 29 - Kansas City, Kan. - Kanrocksas Festival
June 29 - Los Angeles, Calif. - BET Experience

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