Smarten up, youngsters. Two of hip hop’s brightest minds are coming to a college campus near you. After a breakout 2011, J. Cole is hitting the road again and he's bringing Big K.R.I.T. with him. The Roc Nation star will headline the Campus Consciousness Tour with the Mississippi noisemaker as his opening act.
As the name implies, Cole and K.R.I.T. will be targeting college campuses around the country, beginning April 11 at the University of Rhode Island and ending May 3 at the University of New Hampshire.
Cole, who went on a four-month world tour last year, was nominated for a Best New Artist Grammy (he lost to indie rock star Bon Iver). Big K.R.I.T.'s next mixtape 4eva N a Day is due March 5. See the full list of tour dates below.
April 11 University of Rhode Island @ Ryan Center Kingston, RI Doors 7pm
April 13 Babson College @ Pepsi Co Pavilion Babson Park, MA Doors 7:30pm
April 14 Colby College @ Wadsworth Arena Waterville, ME Doors 8:30pm
April 17 University of Illinois @ Assembly Hall Theater Champaign, IL Doors 6:30pm
April 18 Northern Illinois University @ Convocation Center DeKalb, IL Doors 6:30pm
April 19 University of Kentucky @ Memorial Coliseum Lexington, KY TBD
April 20 U Pittsburgh @ Johnstown Sports Center Johnstown, PA Doors 7pm
April 21 UNC Greensboro and A&T State U @ White Oak Ampitheater Greensboro, NC Doors 6:30
April 23 Drury University @ O’Reilly Center Springfield, MO Doors 7pm
April 24 University of Northern Iowa @ McLeod Center Cedar Falls, IA Doors 6:30pm
April 26 Bloomsburg College @ Nelson Fieldhouse Bloomsburg, PA Doors 7pm
April 27 West Virginia University @ WVU Coliseum Morgantown, WV Doors 6:30pm
May 3 University of New Hampshire @ Whittemore Center Arena Durham, NH Doors 7pm
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