The Invitation Tour

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The Invitation Tour
50 Cent The Invitation2 .jpg
Promotional Art For 50 Cent's The Invitation Tour
American tour by 50 Cent
Start date May 28, 2010
End date June 25, 2010
Shows 23

The Invitation Tour was a tour by rapper 50 Cent in support of his latest/upcoming studio albums, Before I Self Destruct, Black Magic (which was subsequently shelved,) and his fifth studio album respectively. The tour also features, G-Unit artists Tony Yayo, Lloyd Banks, 40 Glocc, Spider Loc, Trav and Governor. Other artists featured on the tour include Jay Electronica, Jay Rock, Lil B, and professional boxing athlete, Floyd Mayweather along with Brazilian football star Ronaldinho. Appearances by several additional artists have occurred, including Ludacris and E-40.

Background[edit]

50 Cent stated that G-Unit will not tour with him due to Lloyd Banks the rising success of his first single from his new album and Tony Yayo completing his next album. 50 has said that he will be performing songs from his fourth studio album, Before I Self Destruct, and his uptempo fifth studio album, Black Magic.[1] 50 announced that he would be recruiting new artists to sign to his label, who would also tour with him. He has confirmed that R&B artist, Governor would be featured in the tour.[2] Recently[when?], New Orleans artist, Jay Electronica, confirmed that he too would be featured in the tour.[3] Ludacris has joined on to perform at Chene Park in Detroit on May 29, 2010.[4]

Locations[edit]

The tour's itinerary included the following 17 cities.[5] Originally 19 cities were announced, but the shows in Cleveland on May 28, Dallas on June 11, Atlanta on June 17, Raleigh on June 19, and New York on June 22 were all canceled. However, 3 shows (Ventura, St. Petersburg, and Lewiston) were added.

U.S.

  • May 29, 2010 @ Detroit, MI - Chene Park
  • May 30, 2010 @ Chicago, IL - UIC Pavilion
  • Jun 01, 2010 @ Denver, CO - Filmore
  • Jun 03, 2010 @ San Francisco, CA - Warfield
  • Jun 04, 2010 @ Los Angeles, CA - Nokia
  • Jun 05, 2010 @ Ventura, CA - Majestic Ventura Theater
  • Jun 06, 2010 @ Las Vegas, NV - The Pearl
  • Jun 07, 2010 @ Phoenix, AZ - Celebrity Theater
  • Jun 10, 2010 @ Kansas City, MO - Midland Theatre
  • Jun 12, 2010 @ Houston, TX - Arena Theater
  • Jun 15, 2010 @ Miami, FL - Filmore
  • Jun 16, 2010 @ St. Petersburg, FL - Jannus Live
  • Jun 18, 2010 @ Myrtle Beach, SC - House of Blues
  • Jun 20, 2010 @ Lewiston, ME - Lewiston Urban Civic Center
  • Jun 23, 2010 @ Wallingford, CT - Oakdale Theater
  • Jun 24, 2010 @ Boston, MA - HOB
  • Jun 25, 2010 @ Atlantic City, NJ - HOB

Brazil[6]

  • July 9 - Salvador Place - Wet n’ Wild
  • July 10 - Goiânia Place - Fasam University
  • July 15 - São Paulo - Via Funchal
  • July 16 - Belo Horizonte - Mineirinho
  • July 17 - Rio de Janeiro - Marina da Glória
  • July 18 - Florianópolis - Passarela Nego Querido

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koroma, Salima (2010-04-22). "DX News Bits: 50 Cent, Nate Dogg, Fela Kuti | Get The Latest Hip Hop News, Rap News & Hip Hop Album Sales". HipHop DX. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  2. ^ "50 Cent Talks G-Unit, Signing New Artists & More //". Dashadyspot.com. 2010-04-08. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  3. ^ "Jay Electronica Speaks On Past Beef With Wu Tang Clan's RZA, DJ Kay Slay Responds. Jay Also Announces He Will Be Touring With G-Unit [2 Videos". ThisIs50.com. 2010-05-14. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  4. ^ "Chene Park Amphitheater – Detroit, Michigan". Cheneparkdetroit.com. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  5. ^ "50 Cent / G-Unit Tour Dates". ThisIs50.com. 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  6. ^ "50 Cent / G-Unit Tour Dates". ThisIs50.com. 2012-01-01. Retrieved 2012-11-08.