February 22, 2012 07:49:21 GMT
In the upcoming tour, Mr. Nice Watch is on a mission to spread 'positive environmental messages' to the youngsters.
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returns to his root for his upcoming tour dubbed "Campus Consciousness Spring 2012/The Sideline Story Tour" to support his debut album. Instead of hitting bigger stadiums, the Grammy-nominated rapper decides to continue his tradition of performing at colleges throughout North America.
He will begin the traveling show on April 11 at University of Rhode Island, and has tapped as his special guest. He partners with REVERB to help educate and mobilize students to take positive action to save the planet by keeping the environmental footprint of the tour to a minimum.
"My music gives me a platform to reach a lot of young people," the Roc Nation MC said in a statement. "I'm happy to be partnering with REVERB to engage my fans and hope they'll get on board with these positive environmental messages."
- Apr 11 - Kingston, RI - University of Rhode Island at The Ryan Center
- Apr 13 - Babson Park, MA - Private Location
- Apr 14 - Waterville, ME - Colby College at Wadsworth Arena
- Apr 15 - Amherst, MA - Private Location
- Apr 17 - Champaign, IL - University Of Illinois at Assembly Hall Theatre
- Apr 18 - Dekalb, IL - Northern Illinois University at Convocation Center
- Apr 19 - Lexington, KY - University Of Kentucky at Memorial Coliseum
- Apr 20 - Johnstown, PA - University Of Pittsburgh Johnstown at Sports Center
- Apr 21 - Greensboro, NC - UNC Greensboro & North Carolina A&T at White Oak Amphitheatre
- Apr 23 - Springfield, MO - Drury University at O'Reilly Center
- Apr 24 - Cedar Falls, IA - University Of Northern Iowa at McLeod Center
- Apr 26 - Bloomsburg, PA - Bloomsburg College at Nelson
- Apr 27 - Morgantown, WV - West Virginia University at WVU Coliseum
- Apr 28 - Philadelphia, PA - Temple University at The Liacouras Center
- Apr 29 - TBA
- May 03 - Durham, NH - University Of New Hampshire at Whitmore Center Arena
- May 04 - South Orange, NJ - Private Location