Jermaine Dupri has been writing and producing platinum hit records for more than 25 years. Celebrating the legacy and quarter century of success with his record label, So So Def Recordings, Dupri is bringing all his artists together on one stage for an exclusive performance, as 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, Anthony Hamilton, Bone Crusher, Youngbloodz, Dem Franchize Boyz, and J-Kwon.
Tickets for the tour, which begins in October, will begin going on sale Friday, Aug 3rd.
Sony Music’s Legacy Recording’s division for the celebration of Sony Music’s Hip Hop and R&B catalogue, recently released 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.
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.
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Joining Dupri, an integral driver of Atlanta’s musical landscape, will be Xscape, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Bow Wow, Bone Crusher,Youngbloodz, Dem Franchise Boyz and J-Kwon. Tickets for the show, priced at $59-$150, will go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 3 via www.ticketmaster.com and by calling 1-800-745-3000. Fans who purchase the compilation album “Jermaine Dupri Presents So So Def 25,” which includes hits from Da Brat (“Funkdafied”), Xscape (“Just Kickin’ It”) and rare tracks featuring Kanye West and The Notorious B.I.G., will gain access to a pre-sale running from 10 a.m. Aug. 1 through 10 p.m. Aug. 2.
Dupri says, “Blessings are bigger when you share them. One of my biggest blessings is to be able to go tour with all my artists. I can’t wait!!!”
SoSoDef 25th Anniversary CULTURAL CURREN$Y TOUR Schedule is as follows:
Capital One Arena
Royal Farms Arena
Little Caesars Arena
Los Angeles, CA
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