Kanye preps fans for upcoming Saint Pablo Tour with 'Cruel Winter' first single, 'Champions.'
Kanye West announced earlier this year that he'd be taking his latest album The Life Of Pablo out on the road and now the official tour dates have finally arrived.
The Grammy award-winning artist, producer and fashion designer will head out on tour this fall for the first time in three years, kicking off the U.S. leg of his Saint Pablo tour in Indianapolis on August 25 and closing out on October 29 in Las Vegas. Kanye is known for his over-the-top tour productions that include theatrical stage set ups and dramatic interpretations of his lengthy catalogue of hits and fan favorites, so this tour should surely be one to remember.
In related Kanye news, the Chicago-born music mastermind also released the first single from the long-awaited second G.O.O.D. Music compilation album Cruel Winter over the weekend.
The song, titled "Champions," features who's who of today's chart toppers including Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, Desiigner, Travis Scott and Quavo of rap duo Migos. Cruel Winter is the follow up to 2012's Cruel Summer compilation album, which featured an all-star line up of Hip Hop heavyweights from Kanye's G.O.O.D Music family and many other notable rap icons like Jay Z and Raekwon.
You can take a listen to "Champions" in full and get a look at the full list of Saint Pablo tour dates to see when 'Ye will be coming to a city near you, below.
Aug. 25 Indianapolis, IN Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Aug. 27 Buffalo, NY First Niagara Center
Aug. 30 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Sept. 2 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Sept. 3 Boston, MA TD Garden
Sept. 5 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Sept. 6 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Sept. 8 Washington, DC Verizon Center
Sept. 12 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Sept. 14 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
Sept. 16 Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
Sept. 20 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Sept. 21 Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center
Sept. 22 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Sept. 24 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Sept. 25 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center
Sept. 28 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena
Sept. 30 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center
Oct. 1 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
Oct. 4 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Oct. 6 Detroit, MI Palace of Auburn Hills
Oct. 7 Chicago, IL United Center
Oct. 8 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
Oct. 10 Minneapolis, MN Xcel Energy Center
Oct. 12 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
Oct. 15 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
Oct. 17 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Oct. 19 Seattle, WA Key Arena
Oct. 22 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Oct. 25 Los Angeles, CA Forum
Oct. 26 Los Angeles, CA Forum
Oct. 29 Las Vegas, NV T-Mobile Arena
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