Young Dolph Announces Royalty Tour
Today (July 8), Young Dolph announces his upcoming Royalty Tour, which is set to start on Aug. 9 in Dallas, Texas. The 17-date tour will wrap up on Sept. 2 in Norfolk, Va.
The Memphis MC will perform cuts and verses from his recent projects, Bo$$e$ and $hooter$ and King of Memphis. The nearly one-month long tour will also contain visits to San Diego, Seattle, Wash.; Chicago, New York, Boston and Atlanta. The 30-year-old MC will perform in his hometown of Memphis, Tenn. at The New Daisy on Aug. 31.
Prior to kicking off his Royalty Tour, Dolph will perform at the Pray for Peace Fest in Chicago on July 16 alongside the likes of Wale, Ty Dolla $ign, Lil Uzi Vert and Young Thug.
Dolph recently spoke with XXL about how he wants to see other Memphis artists find success. He says, "I’m just turning this shit around. I’m just making this shit different. Think about how many rappers done got hot and blew up and became millionaires out of Memphis in the last 10 years. Think about that shit. In the last 10 years, what rappers done came out and blew up and became a millionaire? Yo Gotti and Young Dolph. Triple 6, 8ball and MJG, that was their time. And even in their time, who all was it — nobody but Three 6 and 8ball and MJG. But this is the city of music. This is where the whole sound coming from. It don’t make sense to me so I’m finna change the shit, flip it around.”
You can purchase tour tickets here via Young Dolph's website. Also, view the entire list of tour dates above. Keep it locked to XXL for more music and news from Young Dolph.
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