Kodak Black Announces the Dying to Live Tour – The Hype Magazine

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Published on February 12th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby

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Kodak Black Announces the Dying to Live Tour

CHART-TOPPING RAPPER FOLLOWS NEW ALBUM WITH NORTH AMERICAN OUTING 

TICKETS ON SALE TO GENERAL PUBLIC STARTING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 AT WWW.OFFICIALKODAKBLACK.COM 

LIVE DATES ALSO INCLUDE ROLLING LOUD MIAMI ON SATURDAY, MAY 11TH 

DYING TO LIVE” AVAILABLE NOW 

NEW LP INCLUDES PLATINUM CERTIFIED HIT, “ZEZE (FEAT. TRAVIS SCOTT & OFFSET)

Atlantic recording artist Kodak Black has announced plans for a North American headline tour. The Dying To Live Tour, produced by Live Nation, kicks off March 14th at the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans, LA and will travel through 32 cities across North America including Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York and more, before wrapping May 5th at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium. Tickets go sale to the general public beginning Friday, February 15th at 12 pm local time at www.officialkodakblack.com.

In addition, Kodak Black will be performing at this year’s fifth anniversary Rolling Loud at Miami, FL’s Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday, May 11th. Tickets and information are available HERE. The Dying To Live Tour will also offer limited VIP packages – one including a meet and greet experience. For more information on VIP packages visit www.officialkodakblack.com.

The Dying To Live Tour follows the December 2018 release of Kodak Black’s long-awaited new album, DYING TO LIVE, available now HERE. The follow-up to 2018’s R&B project, HEARTBREAK KODAK, the new LP includes the platinum certified hit single, “ZEZE (Feat. Travis Scott & Offset),” available for individual streaming and download HERE. The track – which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s “Top R&B/Hip Hop Songs” chart – is joined by a companion visual, directed by Travis Scott and boasting over 41 million views HERE.

DYING TO LIVE also includes such tracks as “Calling My Spirit,” the Ben Billions-produced “Take One,” and “If I’m Lyin, I’m Flyin,” the latter of which is joined by an official video with over 38 million views HERE. The album is further highlighted by “Moshpit (Feat. Juice WRLD),” “Testimony” and “Gnarly (Feat. Lil Pump),” the latter joined by an official video streaming HERE. Kodak Black of course recently teamed up with Gucci Mane and Bruno Mars for the gold-certified single, “Wake Up In The Sky.” The track’s official companion video, directed by Mars, has proven a true phenomenon, now with over 184 million individual views HERE.

Kodak Black – named on both Rolling Stone’s and Complex’s “Best of 2017” lists, as well as Billboard’s “21 Under 21” – kicked off 2018 with the official video to his hit track, “Roll In Peace (Feat. XXXTentacion),” now with over 83 million views HERE. Released on Valentine’s Day 2018, HEARTBREAK KODAK displayed a different side of Kodak, exploring his vocal ability to create his own R&B sound.

The project followed 2017’s PROJECT BABY TWO: ALL GROWN UP, an expanded edition of his chart-topping mixtape, PROJECT BABY 2. That collection arrived at #1 on Billboard’s “Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” ranking while also entering the overall SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #2. As if that weren’t enough, Kodak Black’s RIAA gold-certified debut album, PAINTING PICTURES arrived at #3 on the SoundScan/Billboard 200upon its 2017 release. The album includes the 2x platinum-certified single, “Tunnel Vision” – Kodak’s first “Hot 100” hit and highest charting single to date. The track – which proved an instant streaming sensation upon its official release, earning more than 11 million streams in its first week alone – is joined by an equally popular companion video, now with more than 235 million views HERE.

KODAK BLACK

THE DYING TO LIVE TOUR 2019 DATES

WITH SUPPORT FROM YNW MELLY, 147 CALBOY, & SNIPER GANG

not a Live Nation date

* FESTIVAL APPEARANCE

^ Support TBA

MARCH

14           New Orleans, LA               Mahalia Jackson Theatre +^

15           Dallas, TX                             The Bomb Factory ^

16           Phoenix, AZ                         Pot of Gold Festival *^

20           Los Angeles, CA                 Hollywood Palladium

23           San Francisco, CA             Warfield Theatre +

24           Portland, OR                       Veterans Memorial Coliseum

25           Seattle, WA                         WaMu Theater

26           Vancouver, BC                   PNE Forum

28           Baton Rouge, LA               VENUE TBA +^

29           Rosarito, MX                      Papas n Beer +^

APRIL

01           San Antonio, TX                 The Aztec Theatre

02           Houston, TX                        Revention Music Center

04           Nashville, TN                      Municipal Auditorium

05           Birmingham, AL                 Boutwell Auditorium +

06           Atlanta, GA                         Coca-Cola Roxy

07           Norfolk, VA                         The NorVa +

09           Raleigh, NC                         The Ritz

10           Charlotte, NC                     The Fillmore

12           Milwaukee, WI                  The Eagles Ballroom +

13           Detroit, MI                          The Masonic +

17           Boston, MA                         House of Blues Boston

18           Mashantucket, CT            Foxwoods Resort Casino +

19           Philadelphia, PA                The Met Philadelphia

22           Montreal, QC                     M TELUS

23           Toronto, ON                       Rebel

24           Washington, DC                The Anthem

25           New York, NY                     Hammerstein Ballroom

MAY

1              St. Paul, MN                        Myth Live

2              Chicago, IL                           Patio Theatre +

3              Des Moines, IA                  Wells Fargo Arena (Support to Cardi B)^

5              Denver, CO                         Fillmore Auditorium

11           Miami, FL                             Rolling Loud *


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