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New York, NY (September 29, 2014) – Birdman, Young Thug & Rich Homie Quan are teaming up for The Lifestyle Tour, which will kick off November 1st in Shreveport, LA.
Taking its name from Rich Gang’s summer hit single “Lifestyle” by Birdman, Young Thug, and Rich Homie Quan, the tour pairs rap icon and Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman with two of the genre’s rising stars for a cross-country jaunt hitting major markets everywhere. It’s already shaping up to be an unforgettable hip-hop event.
About The Lifestyle Tour, Birdman comments, “I became friends with Thug first, and he introduced me to Quan. I saw talent in them, and I wanted to see them reach the next level. I saw that they weren’t just rappers they are artists with the potential to be musicians—like Lil Wayne, Drake, and Nicki Minaj. I recognized that type of spirit in them from day one. I saw something I’d seen 20 years ago when I first started this. While we recorded “Lifestyle,” I made a plan. I knew that it’d catch everybody off guard for me to feature these two young men who are rising in the game on the first single from the newRich Gang album and do a Tour.”
In advance of the jaunt, this formidable trio, are also releasing The Tour mixtape on September 29th, which will featuring original music from these three presences as well as a bevy of high-profile guest appearances, it’s the perfect prelude of what’s to come forThe Lifestyle Tour. You can download the mixtape exclusively at stunnalife.com!
“I feel like this is one of the best things I’ve ever done,” exclaims Young Thug. “I thank God first and foremost. There’s an element that this tour and mixtape will be gigantic. I just clicked with Birdman because I always dreamed of being down with him in some way. This is just the beginning though.”
This all sets the stage for the forthcoming release of the second Rich Gang album — Birdman Presents: Rich Gang [Cash Money Records]—available later this fall. This time around, the record sees Young Thug and Richie Homie Quan collaborate with various Cash Money Records stars and extended family over robust production from top names in the studio. The first single “Lifestyle” is #1 at Urban Radio, and continues to hold strong at the top.
Last summer, Rich Gang debuted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 upon release, and it yielded the gold-selling smash “Tapout” featuring Lil Wayne, Birdman, Mack Maine,Nicki Minaj, and Future.
Now everybody can live The Lifestyle with Birdman, Young Thug, and Rich Homie Quan this fall.
RICH GANG TENTATIVE ROUTING
DATE: CITY/ COUNTY: VENUE:
November 1, 2014 Shreveport LA Century Link
November 2, 2014 New Orleans LA Smoothie Center
November 6, 2014 Knoxville TN Thompson Boling
November 7, 2014 Charlotte NC Halton Arena
November 9, 2014 Birmingham AL BJCC
November 10, 2014 Chattanooga TN UTC McKenzie
November 13, 2014 Louisville KY KFC Center
November 15, 2014 Memphis TN Landers Center
November 16, 2014 St. Louis MO Family Arena
November 28, 2014 Washington DC ECHO Stage
November 29, 2014 Baltimore MD Baltimore Arena
November 19, 2014 Atlanta GA
November 20, 2014 Miami FL
About Cash Money Records
Since 1991, Brothers Bryan “Birdman” Williams aka “Baby” and Ronald “Slim” Williams have builtCash Money Records into a legendary force in the music industry. Through tireless devotion and an unparalleled work ethic, the duo founded the legendary label in the New Orleans housing projects and elevated it into a multimillion dollar empire and cultural tastemaker. Not only is the company revered as an iconic and enduring global street brand, it’s become the most successful independent record label in America. Boasting a bevy of chart-dominating, multi-platinum artists and Grammy Award winners and cumulative sales over 100 million albums worldwide, the roster includes Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Jay Sean, Tyga, Ace Hood, and more. In addition, it houses imprints such as Lil Wayne‘s Young Money Entertainment and DJ Khaled‘s We The Best Music Group as well as a publishing arm Cash Money Content. Today, Cash Money Records is distributed by Republic Records part of Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company.