De La Soul With New Singles and Album, ‘You’re Welcome’

De La Soul

De La Soul


Me, myself and I and quite a few fans would be interested in new music from legendary hip hop trio, De La Soul. De La Soul have announced plans to release a new monthly series of singles leading up to their new album in nine years.

 “Get Away (feat. the spirit of Wu-Tang),” in the first of the hip-hop group’s planned series of monthly single releases, through YouTube and social media. The group has decided to only release songs building momentum for their new album ’You’re Welcome.’De La Soul will join LL Cool J, Public Enemy and Ice Cube next month to kick off the summer’s national Kings of the Mic Tour. The tour will make a stop at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI, June 26, 2013.

Kings of the Mic tour dates:

May 23 – Tucson, AZ @ Ava Amphitheater
May 24 – Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Casino
May 25 – San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre
May 26 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
May 30 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
May 31 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Harrah’s Council Bluffs – Stir Cove
June 1 – St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
June 4 – Atlanta, GA @ Fox Theatre
June 6 – Saint Petersburg, FL @ Mahaffey Theater
June 7 – St. Augustine, FL @ St. Augustine Amphitheatre
June 12 – Baltimore, MD @ Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric
June 14 – Simpsonville, SC @ Charter Amphitheatre
June 15 – Portsmouth, VA @ Telos Wireless Pavilion
June 16 – Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center
June 18 – Newark, NJ @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center
June 19 – Boston, MA @ Bank of America Pavilion
June 20 – New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom
June 22 – Canandaigua, NY @ Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center
June 23 – Mount Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
June 25 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
June 26 – Clarkston, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theatre
June 27 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
July 1 – Grand Prairie, TX @ Verizon Theatre
July 2 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Outdoor Amphitheater
July 3 – Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
July 5 – New Orleans, LA @ Essence Music Festival

Akron Civic Hosting Fifth Annual Hip Hop Showcase

On September 2nd, the Akron Civic will mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Akron Hip-hop Showcase featuring De La Soul, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Jeru tha Damaja, Special Ed, DJ Mick Boogie, and the 2012 “Akron Hip-hop On-line Talent Search” winner, Ali tha Prince.

Ismail Al-Amin, executive director of Keepers of the Art shares that showcase what was created are for those artists who helped lay the foundation for the culture, which is peace, love, unity and having fun, current artists who are carrying on the tradition of the “true-school.”
Tickets for the show are $15 and $20, and tickets for the show and After Party are $25 and $30. Tickets are available on the night of the show and in advance at the Akron Civic Theatre box office 330-253-2488 or online at

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