Published on August 8th, 2017 | by Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson0
Big Boi Announces The Daddy Fat Saxxx Tour
Hip-Hop luminary, Big Boi, announced his Daddy Fat Saxxx Tour dates today in support of his newest album, BOOMIVERSE (Epic Records). Sack 1 – the first leg of the fall trek includes dates across the east coast, including stops in Boston, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Detroit, Cleveland and more. The run of dates kicks off September 2 at the North Coast Music Festival in Chicago, IL and includes a stop at The Meadows Music And Arts Festival on September 16. The Daddy Fat Saxxx Tour will continue with a second leg, Sack 2, in the works coming to a city near you.
Recently, the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA diamond-certified musician released his celebrated third full-length solo album, BOOMIVERSE. The project features lead singles “Mic Jack” featuring Adam Levine and “Kill Jill” featuring Killer Mike & Jeezy. This past week Big Boi unveiled the slick and sexy video for his latest single, “Chocolate” featuring Trozé, to wide fanfare from media outlets and fans worldwide. The video premiered to a full house during the intermission of Dave Chappelle’s recent Radio City Music Hall performance while the song was featured in this past week’s episode of the HBO series, Ballers.
All dates, cities and venues below are subject to change.
Sat. Sept. 2 Chicago, IL North Coast Music Festival
Sat. Sept. 9 Raleigh, NC Hopscotch Music Festival
Sun. Sept. 10 Norfolk, VA The NorVa
Mon. Sept. 11 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore Silver Spring
Tue. Sept. 12 Burlington, VT Higher Ground Ballroom
Thu. Sept. 14 Pittsburgh, PA Mr. Smalls Theater
Sat. Sept. 16 New York, NY The Meadows Music And Arts Festival
Sun. Sept. 17 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
Mon. Sept. 18 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
Tue. Sept. 19 Cincinnati, OH Madison Theater
Wed. Sept. 20 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre
Thur. Sept. 21 Columbus, OH Park Street Saloon
Sat. Sept. 23 Louisville, KY Mercury Ballroom
Sun. Sept. 24 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works
For latest tour and ticket sales information please visit BigBoi.com.
Big Boi’s 2010 solo debut, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, bowed at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and received unanimous critical acclaim with Pitchfork proclaiming it one of the “100 Best Albums of the Decade ‘So Far'” and topping year-end lists from Time, Paste, Vibe, and more. His 2012 follow-up Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors enamored tastemakers and fans alike and boasted collaborations with A$AP Rocky, Killer Mike, Kid Cudi, and more. In 2015, Big Boi collaborated with Phantogram to create supergroup Big Grams. Their debut self-titled album was released to critical and fan acclaim.
One of history’s tightest and most clever rhyme mavericks, Big Boi’s indelible influence courses throughout two generations of rap music As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi has achieved seven GRAMMY® Awards, sold over 25 million albums, and created a string of music’s most influential work, including Aquemini, Stankonia, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below—which went RIAA Diamond and made the duo the first and only hip-hop artist in history to win the GRAMMY® for “Album of the Year.”Tweet