It's going down this summer as The Dream and Kelly Rowland team-up for the "Lights Out Tour".  Get all the details now.


Cities and dates have been announced for the Lights Out tour featuring The Dream and Kelly Rowland.  The 11-city will jump-off in May and will hit major cities including Baton Rouge this summer.

Both artists will be promoting their fourth albums, The-Dream’s ‘IV Play,’ which is gonna drop May 28 and K.Row’s ‘Talk a Good Game,’ which drops June 17.

Though Dream remains tight lipped about his upcoming effort, he actually produced two tracks on Kelly’s album: ‘Dirty Laundry’ and ‘Skywalker.’ By the way, she’s also got a track on her new LP featuring her sista’s from Destiny’s Child called “You Changed.’  Here's a look at Kelly's video for her latest song "Kisses Down Low".

Meanwhile, listen to Tha Wire below to find out when tickets will be available and what date and place they'll be coming to Baton Rouge.  Here's at some of the other dates for the tour:

May 24 — Kansas City, Mo. | The Midland by AMC
May 26 — Silver Spring, Md. | The Filmore Silver Spring
May 28 — Baltimore, Md. | Rams Head Live
May 29 — Boston, Mass. | Wilbur Theatre
May 30 — New York, N.Y. | Best Buy Theater
June 13 — Jackson, Miss. | Thalia Mara Hall
June 14 — Baton Rouge, La. | Varsity Theatre
June 21 — Cleveland, Ohio | House of Blues
June 22 — Cincinnati, Ohio | Bogart’s
June 23 — Chicago, Ill. | House of Blues
June 26 — San Francisco, Calif. | Mezzaine


In other news, Chi-Town rapper Lil Reese is in some serious trouble with the law. According to reports the rapper was arrested at 4 a.m. the morning of Sun., April 28.  A warrant had been issued by Champaign County for his arrest late last week and oddly enough police found him sleeping in his car at a park.

Last year he made headlines when video of him surfaced online punching and stomping a young woman at a house party.  Prior to that incident in 2010, he plead guilty to burglary of which he got two years’ probation.  So, Lil Reese is no stranger to trouble.

Get more details surrounding this story below with Tha Wire.

Finally, J. Cole set the internet on fire last night by dropping the new track “Cole Summer,” and announced in early morning tweet that Truly Yours 2, the follow-up to his EP that came out in February, is coming soon.

Truly Yours 2 is will be just an appetizer for J. Cole fans as they await the arrival of his sophomore album Born Sinner. The LP’s lead single, “Power Trip” featuring Miguel and the video is a hit with over 5 million views on YouTube in less than a month.  Here's a look at the video if you have'nt had a chance to check it out.  BE ADVISED THIS VIDEO CONTAINS EXPLICIT LYRICS:

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