Lil Wayne is hitting the road in 2017 with his “Kloser 2 U” Tour and kicking it all off on April 14th in Louisville, KY.
Born 1982 in Hollygrove, NO, Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. otherwise known as Lil Wayne was hot on the rap music scene by the age of 15. Lil Wayne founded the group Hot Boys along with fellow rappers B.G., Turk, and Juvenile. Together, they released three albums, one of which, Guerrilla Warfare, broke through to the top ten and went certified platinum. In 1999, Lil Wayne launched his solo career with the album, Tha Block is Hot. The album brought Lil Wayne instant credibility and the album went certified platinum.
In 2004, Lil Wayne released the smash hit album, Tha Carter, which reached #5 on the charts and sold over a million records. The next two albums, Tha Carter II and Tha Carter III, were even more popular. Lil Wayne began selling concert tickets to larger and larger venues throughout the country.
Lil Wayne is well known in the underground mixtape scene, having released 27 throughout his career and is the founder of Young Money Entertainment, which also manages Drake and Nicki Minaj.
2017 Lil Wayne Tour Dates
April 14 – Louisville, Ky., Louisville Palace
April 15 – Madison, Wis., Orpheum Theater
April 19 – Anaheim, Calif., House Of Blues
April 20 – San Diego, Calif., Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
April 21 – Hollywood, Calif., Hollywood Palladium
April 27 – Oklahoma City, Okla., The Criterion
April 28 – Dallas, Texas, South Side Ballroom
April 30 – Houston, Texas, Revention Music Center
May 2 – Nashville, Tenn., Revention Music Center
May, 8 – Atlanta, Ga., Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre
May 10 – Grand Rapids, Mich., Monroe Live
May 11 – Detroit, Mich., Fox Theatre