#TBTOUR announces stop at Gateway Arena in College Park on Nov. 23

The #TBTour will hit the road this fall with Immature and special guests Ray J, Day 26, B5 and J Holiday.  The #TBTour will get underway Saturday, November 23  in College Park Georgia at the New Gateway Arena and then travel through late December 2019.  Tickets start at $49 plus applicable fees and will go on sale this Friday, September 6 at arenagatewaycenter.com.

With the success of The Millennium Tour, R&B reunion tours are in popular demand.  Back in June, Immature signaled the market they were ready to hit the road to perform their top hits “Never Lie,” “Constantly,” “We Got It,” and “I’m not a Fool.”  Immature, also known as IMX, is an American R&B / POP group composed of members Marques “Batman” Houston, Jerome “Romeo” Jones, and Kelton “LDB” Kessee, all natives of Los Angeles, California, where the group was formed. The group released four albums under the Immature moniker including “On Our Worst Behavior” in 1992 which, “Playtyme Is Over” in 1994, then “We Got It” in 1995 and finally in 1997 released the album, “The Journey.”

In 1999, the group changed their name to IMx marking 10 years of being a group and released two studio albums “Introducing IMx” and “IMx” and then released a Greatest Hits album in 2001. The group also branched out into film such as “House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute” and television shows that include “A Different World,” “Sister, Sister,” “Family Matters” and “All That” before disbanding in 2002.

Houston and Jones began solo careers, while Kessee continued his work as a record producer.  Houston became the first former member to release a solo album “MH” in 2003.  Jones followed suit with the release of his debut solo album in 2004, entitled “Food for Thought.” Houston later released four additional albums: “Naked” (2005), “Veteran” (2007), “Mr. Houston” (2009), and “Mattress Music” (2010), and “Famous” (2013).

Houston and Jones have also pursued acting careers, with both starring in the dance film, “You Got Served” (2004). Houston co-starred on “Fat Albert” (2004) and starred in UPN‘s comedy “Cuts.” He also starred in the horror film “Somebody Help Me” and “Somebody Help Me 2.”  Houston also appeared as Roger on the show “Sister, Sister” (1994–1998).

Arriving on the heels of big sister Brandy, R&B vocalist and songwriter Ray J parlayed his success on television into a music career at the age of 14.  With his smooth vocals and youthful take on R&B, he issued debut “Everything You Wantin” (1997).  As he grew, his production and lyrics also matured, following a stylistic trajectory similar to Usher.  In 2008, he hit a chart peak with fourth effort “All I Feel,” which topped the Billboard Independent and R&B charts.  After an extended decade-long hiatus, he returned with 2019’s “Raydemption.”

Ray J went on to land his own dating series on VH1 titled “For the Love of Ray J,” which spawned a soundtrack album that same year (2009).  A second VH1 series, “Brandy & Ray J: A Family Business” lasted two seasons, and he went on to host Oxygen’s “Bad Girls All-Star Battle.” He made moves toward a fifth proper solo album, including the pointed “I Hit It First” – which peaked at number 11 on Billboard’s R&B/Hip-Hop chart in 2013 — and 2015’s “Brown Sugar,” which featured Lil Wayne.  After releasing a stream of singles in the late 2010s, his comeback efforts were ramped up with the release of “Rich N Whippin” with Soulja Boy and “Hallelujah” with cousin Snoop Dogg, which was featured on his visual project Raydemption.

Day26’s story is already well-known to their fans, millions watched it unfold on MTV’s “Making the Band 4” (Which became the highest-rated show in MTV history).  When Sean “P. Diddy” Combs put out the call for vocalists in January of 2007, he was looking for talented newcomers with superstar potential and a tireless work ethic.  What he got was more than he or the fans could have ever anticipated.  Day26’s self-titled debut album entered the record books as the biggest-selling debut album from a male R&B group in the 17-year history of SoundScan.  The album – which included the hit singles, “Got Me Going” and “Since You Been Gone” – exploded into the #1 spot on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 in its first week of release, while also topping Billboard’s “Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” chart.

B5, the popular R&B group, formally signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment, B5 was previously known as TNT Boyz and Audio.  Their R&B music group originated from St. Petersburg, Florida, and later relocated to Atlanta, Georgia.  The group consists of Dustin Michael, Kelly Allen, Patrick Owen, Carnell Frederick, and Bryan Jesse.  Diddy produced B5’s self-titled debut album along with other top producers including Rodney Jerkins, Ryan Leslie, Sean Garrett, Corna Boyz, and Veit Renn.  The lead single, “All I Do” is based on a cover of The Jackson 5’s original single “All I Do Is Think of You.”

A native of Washington, D.C., J. Holiday is a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, rapper and actor. Holiday’s debut album “Back of My Lac” was released in 2007, and featured his most acclaimed single “Bed,” peaking at number five on the US Billboard Hot 100.  Holiday has gone on to release two additional studio albums including “Round 2” in 2009 and “Guilty Conscience” in 2014.

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