NEW YORK, NY -- Hip hop icon Bow Wow will bring his new sounds and best game to the heartlands of America with his "Price Of Fame" tour kicking off April 6 in Cincinnati, Ohio (see itinerary following).
Bow Wow's "Price Of Fame" concerts will include sets from support acts Mims, Lloyd, Huey and Crime Mob.
"This time around, I want to hit cities that get overlooked on bigger tours," said Bow Wow. "I'm going to play the towns where I've never been before but promise to play everywhere I can as soon as possible."
Bow Wow is currently riding the success of his latest Top 10 album, The Price Of Fame, which reached #6 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The Price Of Fame has kicked out a string of hit singles including the #1 Hot Rap Tracks chartbuster "Shortie Like Mine" as well as "I'm A Flirt" and "Outta My System."
Released in December 2006, The Price of Fame is the first new studio album from Bow Wow since July 2005 when his RIAA platinum-certified Wanted debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and generated the smash singles "Let Me Hold You" (featuring Omarion) (#1 Rap, #2 R&B/Hip-Hop, #4 Hot 100) and "Like You" (featuring Ciara) (#1 Rap, #1 R&B Hip-Hop, #3 Hot 100).
Bow Wow--whose film credits include "Like Mike" (one of the 50 Top Grossing films of 2002), "All About The Benjamins" (2003), "Johnson Family Vacation" (2004), "Roll Bounce" and "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" (2006). This past year, he also starred in the CW hit television series, "Smallville."
Bow Wow first burst on the scene back in 2000--under the wing of super producer Jermaine Dupri--with his debut album, Beware of Dog, which went on to sell more than three million copies while solidifying his status as an authentic hip-hop heartthrob.
Bow Wow took his brand of rap to the next level with 2001's Doggy Bag, hitting the road in support of his multi-platinum sophomore CD with the sold- out "SCREAM Tour II," wowing fans all over the country with hits like "Take Ya Home" and "Thank You."
With his third album, 2003's Unleashed, Bow Wow became more directly involved with writing and producing his music, creating a collection directly from the heart, conveying a more personal overview of life from Bow Wow's perspective.
He is the youngest musician to open the Grammy Awards, is the first "kid" to be included in Vanity Fair's prestigious annual music issue (October 2001), and entered "The Guinness Book of World Records" as the youngest solo rapper to hit #1 on the U.S. charts.
With numerous hit singles, platinum-plus albums, sold-out tours, starring roles in hit films, and a place in "The Guinness Book of World Records" already on his resume, Bow Wow continues to prove that he's the 100% real deal with the indisputable goods: a bona fide superstar blessed with talent, tenacity, and a deep connection to his audience.
Bow Wow - "The Price of Fame" tour
April 14 Augusta, GA Bell Auditorium
April 15 Albany, GA Civic Center
April 19 Birmingham, AL Boutwell Auditorium
April 20 Macon, GA Coliseum
April 21 Pensacola, FL Civic Center
April 22 Nashville, TN Municipal Auditorium
April 26 Savannah, GA Tiger Arena
April 27 Charleston, SC Coliseum
April 28 Greenville, SC Bi-Lo Center
May 5 Richmond, VA Coliseum
May 6 Hampton, VA Convocation Center - Hampton U
May 10 Toledo, OH Seagate
May 11 Detroit, MI The Fox
May 12 Louisville, KY The Gardens
May 13 Greensboro, NC Coliseum
May 17 Pittsburgh, PA Peterson Event Center
May 18 Philadelphia, PA Temple University
May 23 Orlando, FL House of Blues
May 25 Kansas City, MO Hale Arena
May 26 St Louis, MO Savvis Center
May 27 Cleveland, OH Plain Dealer Amphitheater
More dates to come...