Grammy Awards audiences aren’t the only ones privy to seeing LL Cool J and Chuck D rock together in the 2010s. Ice Cube and De La Soul are on the bill as well.

Four classic Hip Hop entities have come together for one Summer 2013 tour. Preparing his Authentic album, LL Cool J will headline over 25 dates with fellow legends Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul. The Kings Of The Mic Tour, as its called, will also be joined by Phoenix, Arizona’s DJ Z-Trip, who will be LL Cool J’s latest touring deejay..

Rap-Up.com originally broke the news. As Def Jam Records label-mates in the 1980s, LL Cool J and Public Enemy toured in 1987 and 1988. At last month’s Grammy Awards, Cool J and Chuck D joined Tom Morello, Travis Barker and Z-Trip to perform “Whaddup” from Authentic.

The tour dates are as follows:

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

RELATED: Ice Cube Details New Song “Everythang’s Corrupt” Album, Praises Kendrick Lamar [2012 INTERVIEW]

Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/hiphopdx/news/~3/1sxMIZZObxQ/title.ll-cool-j-ice-cube-public-enemy-de-la-soul-announce-kings-of-the-mic-tour-dates