Arts & Culture

J. Cole Announces KOD Tour With Special Guest Young Thug

Live Nation J Cole KOD Tour

J. Cole announced that he’ll embark on a 34-date tour in support of his chart-topping new album KOD, with special guest Young Thug. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will kick off in Miami on Aug. 9 and make stops across North America including Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and more, before wrapping in Boston on Oct. 10.

Released via Dreamville with distribution through Roc Nation/Interscope Records, KOD dropped on April 20 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200, marking J. Cole’s fifth consecutive #1 on the chart.

Along with scoring the biggest streaming week for an album so far in 2018, KOD has earned the third-biggest streaming week for an album in all of chart history. Cole and company are touting the tour as a can’t miss outing for fans of the highly praised and much discussed album.

J. Cole KOD Tour Dates:

Aug 9Miami, FL – AmericanAirlines Arena
Aug 11Tampa, FLAmelia Arena
Aug 12Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy Center*
Aug 14New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
Aug 15Houston, TX – Toyota Center
Aug 17San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center
Aug 18  – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
Aug 21Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Arena*
Aug 22San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl SDSU
Aug 24Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
Aug 29Oakland, CA – Oracle Arena
Sep 2Boise, ID – Taco Bell Arena
Sep 4Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
Sep 5Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
Sep 7Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
Sep 8Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
Sep 10Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
Sept 12Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena*
Sep 13Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena at The BJCC
Sep 17Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
Sep 18Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
Sep 19Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
Sep 21Detroit, MI – Little Caesar’s Arena
Sep 22Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena
Sep 23Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center
Sep 25Buffalo, NY – KeyBank Center
Sep 26Hartford, CT – XL Center
Sep 28University Park, PA – Bryce Jordan Center
Oct 1New York, NYMadison Square Garden*
Oct 4Toronto – Air Canada Centre
Oct 5Montreal – Bell Centre
Oct 6Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
Oct 8Washington, DC – Capital One Arena*
Oct 10Boston, MA – TD Garden

*Young Thug not performing

A North Carolina native, J. Cole will not have any tour stops in the state.

Cole was the first artist signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label, which released his official debut Cole World: The Sideline Story in 2011. To date, he’s received five Grammy Award nominations, including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album (for 2014’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive). Arriving in December 2016, 4 Your Eyez Only debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and gained critical acclaim.

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