“The So So Def 25th Anniversary Cultural Curren$y Tour” comes to Philips Arena Sunday, Oct. 21

Grammy Award-winning Producer, Hall of Fame Songwriter, recording artist, and TV star Jermaine Dupri has been an iconic presence in the music industry for 25 years. Celebrating his legacy and So So Def’s quarter-century of success, Jermaine is bringing all his artists together on one stage for AEG Presents The So So Def 25th Anniversary CULTURAL CURREN$Y TOUR. Joining Jermaine on the tour will be the So So Def Family, including Xscape, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Bow Wow,  Bone Crusher, Youngbloodz, Dem Franchize Boyz, and J-Kwon. The tour will stop at Atlanta’s All-New Philips Arena on Sunday, Oct. 21, making it the first concert tour in the venue after the completion of its $192.5 million transformations. For further information visit www.sosodef.com or check your local listings.

To kick the Anniversary off, Sony Music’s Certified Classics, Legacy Recording’s division for the celebration of Sony Music’s Hip Hop and R&B catalog, recently released the essential digital hits compilation, titled Jermaine Dupri Presents So So Def 25. The compilation includes So So Def classics such as Da Brat’s“Funkdafied”, Xscape’s “Just Kickin’ It”, Dupri’s own “Money Aint A Thang (feat. Jay-Z)” and many more plus rare tracks featuring Kanye West and The Notorious B.I.G. The compilation, curated by Dupri to align with the tour, further celebrates Jermaine Dupri and the iconic Atlanta-based hip-hop label So So Def. You can purchase the compilation here.

Jermaine Dupri is making further headlines this year as he was inducted and honored at the 2018 Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame. Additional 2018 inductees include Bill Anderson, Steve Dorff, Alan Jackson, Robert “Kool” Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown & James “JT” Taylor p/k/a “Kool & The Gang,” and John Mellencamp.

Jermaine Dupri says, “Blessings are bigger when you share them. One of my biggest blessings is to be able to go on tour with all my artists. I can’t wait!!!”

SoSoDef 25th Anniversary CULTURAL CURREN$Y TOUR Schedule is as follows:

Date
City
Arena
October 14
Washington D.C.
Capital One Arena
October 18
Brooklyn, NY
Barclays Center
October 19
Baltimore, MD
Royal Farms Arena
October 20
Greensboro, NC
Coliseum
October 21
Atlanta, GA
Philips Arena
TBA
Chicago, IL
United Center
October 25
Nashville, TN
Bridgestone Arena
October 26
Memphis, TN
FedExForum
October 28
Charlotte, NC
Spectrum Center
October 31
Detroit, MI
Little Caesars Arena
November 2
Los Angeles, CA
Staples Center

 

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