This year marks the 50th year of Hip-Hop!

The Birth of Hip Hop

On August 11th of 1973, while at his sister's back-to-school party, DJ Kool Herc launched something new.

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He extended an instrumental beat to let people dance longer. From that, music has never been the same!

Now, as a celebration of hip-hop music, several rappers are going on tour to celebrate the historic day and achievement.

Another rapper has announced a new tour with a tour date set in Michigan.

Get Rich or Die Tryin'

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the iconic debut album, "Get Rich or Die Tryin,' 50 Cent has announced a huge world tour.

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Released on February 6th of 2003, 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'' peaked at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, with singles like "In Da Club," "P.I.M.P.," and "21 Questions."

The album even inspired a movie of the same name.

The Grammy and Emmy award winner, rapper, and television producer is set to bring a fellow legend of rap, Busta Rhymes on the road with him as well.

50 Cent Michigan Tour Stop

Where will 50 Cent be in Michigan?

For his "The Final Lap" tour, 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes are making a stop at Pine Knob Music Theater on Sunday, September 17th.

This show will end the full tour.


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You can register for the Verified Fan presale starts on Sunday, May 7th at 11:59 pm. The access code that you receive will be active starting Wednesday, May 10th.

The Full "The Final Lap" Tour Dates

  • Fri Jul 21 – Salt Lake City, UT – Maverik Center
  • Sun Jul 23 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
  • Tue Jul 25 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre - STL
  • Thu Jul 27 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center
  • Fri Jul 28 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena
  • Sat Jul 29 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
  • Mon Jul 31 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage
  • Wed Aug 02 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
  • Thu Aug 03 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
  • Sat Aug 05 – Darien Center, NY – Darien Lake Amphitheater
  • Sun Aug 06 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center
  • Tue Aug 08 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
  • Wed Aug 09 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
  • Fri Aug 11 – Hartford, CT – XFINITY Theatre
  • Sat Aug 12 – Camden, NJ – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
  • Sun Aug 13 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach
  • Tue Aug 15 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek
  • Wed Aug 16 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
  • Thu Aug 17 – Atlanta, GA – Lakewood Amphitheatre
  • Sat Aug 19 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
  • Sun Aug 20 – West Palm Beach, FL – iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre
  • Tue Aug 22 – Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
  • Thu Aug 24 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
  • Fri Aug 25 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion
  • Sun Aug 27 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
  • Tue Aug 29 – Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre
  • Wed Aug 30 – Los Angeles, CA – Crypto.com Arena
  • Thu Aug 31 – Chula Vista, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
  • Sat Sep 02 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
  • Mon Sep 04 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
  • Wed Sep 06 – Ridgefield, WA – RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater
  • Thu Sep 07 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
  • Fri Sep 08 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
  • Sun Sep 10 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
  • Mon Sep 11 – Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
  • Wed Sep 13 – Winnipeg, MB – Canada Life Centre
  • Fri Sep 15 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
  • Sat Sep 16 – Chicago, IL – United Center
  • Sun Sep 17 – Detroit, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre

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