Sheek Louch Preps Def Jam Debut, Tour With Ghostface

D-Block rapper and one third of the LOX, Sheek Louch will embark on a new road as he strays from his five-year indie run and join Def Jam. The powerhouse label recently announced Louch’s newest solo album, Donnie G will be released on December 7.

In honor of his official fifth solo album, the Yonkers representer is gearing up for a US tour with frequent collaborator Ghostface Killah for three weeks before Donnie G hits stores. The artists have recorded on several tracks together, such as “Movie Niggas” via Sheek’s 2005 solo album After Taxes and “Metal Lungies” from Ghost’s The Pretty Toney Album.

The tour will kick off on October 11, in New Haven, Connecticut and conclude November 13 in San Diego, California. See below for a full list of dates. —Nicki Nahmeanez

Oct. 11 New Haven Toads Place
12 Boston, MA The Paradise
13 Providence, RI Lupo’s
14 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero
15 Syracuse, NY Westcott Theatre
16 Portland, ME Asylum
18 Burlington, VT Higher Ground
19 Manchester, NH Rocko’s
20 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
21 Farmingdale, NY Crazy Donkey
22 New York, NY BB King’s
26 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle
27 Asheville, NC Orange Peel
28 Cincinnati, OH Madison Theatre
29 Ann Arbor, MI Blind Pig
31 Chicago, IL Abbey Pub

Nov. 2 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
3 Iowa City, IA Blue Moose
4 Omaha, NE Waiting Room
6 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
7 Colorado Spgs., CO The Black Sheep
8 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge
10 Fresno, CA Frank’s Place
11 San Francisco, CA Slim’s
12 Los Angeles, CA The Roxy
13 San Diego, CA Brick By Brick

  • Reese

    Thats that original New York shit that the game is missing right now. I am so sick of all this inferior Southern garbage dominating our air waves right now. The South killed hip hop. How does hip hop go from Biggie being the best to Officer Ricky. The quality of hip hop has gone down because of Southern artists’ wack lyricism and flow. N.Y niggaz the nicest on the mic and everybody knows that. That’s why Jay-Z is still on top, cause he from N.Y. The South will never produce such a successful artist ever. Ever ever, ever ever!!

    • ???

      but jay z has been collaborating with most south artist then his own state??? yea ok

    • allyfe

      absolutely RIGHT……

    • swype-matic

      You almost had a valid point ’til you sounded like a 14 yr towards to end.

      • swype-matic

        **14 yr old girl towards the end

  • Q461

    I feel like Def Jam as a power label has fallen off alot. Other movements got more thunder than them right now, GOOD music ( Kanye just signed Mos Def and Pusha T) and Young Money too . I def fucks with Sheek though. Waitin on that LOX album. Maybe I’ll try to catch him and Ghost when they in NY .Show should be dope.

  • BeerGangsta

    Sheek and Ghost are the weakiest in there group. Need some improven!! It’s good that ya’ll are teaming up. That bring something different to the table.

    • swype-matic

      I’m with u about Sheek, but Ghost the weakest of his group??? You foolin yaself, Ghost is hands down the best in the Wu

  • Sha

    Good luck Sheek! God knows you only got one shot. I hope you packed heavy weights on your production.

  • Anonymous

    Sheek is my nigga, ima be at the concert and Ima cop the album. He got way better.

  • kiko

    sheek is the man

  • Shawnice McIntyre

    I would like to know why they did not put VA on their tour Ghostface used to chill in the 7 Cities. They need to come to VA so I can get a ticket because I love GhostFace Music along with Sheek, they also need to add the rest of the Lox onto the tour. Jada coming here to VA soon but he ain’t even bring the rest of the click.