D.R.A.M. EMBARKS ON “THE BIG BABY D.R.A.M. TOUR”
HAMPTON, VA HIT-MAKER KICKS OFF 13-DATE TOUR ON JANUARY 13TH IN NASHVILLE, TN
MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED IN THE COMING WEEKS
DOUBLE PLATINUM SINGLE “BROCCOLI” LIGHTING UP BOTH BILLBOARD & RADIO CHARTS
DEBUT ALBUM “BIG BABY D.R.A.M.” AVAILABLE OCTOBER 21ST
Singer/songwriter/rapper D.R.A.M. has revealed dates for his upcoming “THE BIG BABY D.R.A.M. TOUR,” which kicks off on January 13th at the Exit In in Nashville, TN and runs through the middle of February, wrapping on February 11th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, with more dates to be announced in the coming weeks. For tickets & more information on “THE BIG BABY D.R.A.M. TOUR” visit www.bigbabydram.com/tour.
The 13-city tour is named after the Hampton, VA hit-maker’s debut album, which features guest appearances from Erykah Badu, Young Thug & Lil Yachty. “BIG BABY D.R.A.M.” arrives at all digital retailers and streaming partners on October 21st. Pre-order the album here.
The album features instant fan favorites “Cash Machine” and “Cute,” as well as the chart-topping, double platinum single, “Broccoli.” Originally released on SoundCloud in March, “Broccoli” currently sits atop Billboard’s “Top Rap Songs” chart, while catapulting into the top 10 on the “Hot 100” chart, #4 on Spotify’s “United States Top 50” chart, #6 on iTunes’ “Overall Songs” chart & currently #2 at both Urban and Rhythmic radio formats. As if all this weren’t enough, the companion video has nearly 47 million views. Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/K44j-sb1SRY. The Lil Yachty-assisted song spent 15 weeks at #1 on Soundcloud’s Global Songs chart, where it currently has over 87 million plays.
D.R.A.M. will celebrate the release of “BIG BABY D.R.A.M.” by making his national late night television debut with a performance of “Broccoli” on CONAN, slated for October 25th (check local listings.) This comes after D.R.A.M. took the stage alongside Lil Yachty for a stand out performance of “Broccoli” at the 2016 BET Hip Hop Awards. Watch the performance here.
Last week, D.R.A.M. – alongside Ty Dolla $ign, Anthony Hamilton and Raury – joined Chance The Rapper for a much talked about performance of “Blessings (Reprise)” from Chance’s latest mixtape “Coloring Book” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch the performance here.
“THE BIG BABY D.R.A.M. TOUR”
1/13 – Nashville, TN @ Exit In
1/14 – Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
1/15 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa
1/17 – Washington D.C.@ U Street Music Hall
1/19 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Foundry
1/20 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
1/21 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
1/22 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
1/25 – Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop
1/26 – Detroit, MI @ El Club
2/2 – Austin, TX @ Grizzly Hall
2/9 – San Diego, CA @ The Music Box
2/11 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre
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Hampton, VA-raised D.R.A.M., born Shelley Massenburg-Smith, stepped into the music scene two years ago. D.R.A.M. is neither strictly a singer nor a rapper, instead, he’s both. He’s inspired by a range of soundscapes and artists, from George Clinton, Bilal to Dipset and Snoop Dogg. He’s garnered success with his #1EpicSummerEP, released in September 2014, which featured the viral single “Cha Cha.” Since then, he’s scaled down & re-released the project as #1EpicEP. GAHDAMN! EP, a collaboration with the Social Experiment, and a slew of singles that are climbing the charts, with the latest being “Broccoli,” featuring Lil Yachty, D.R.A.M.’s collaborated with a handful of notable artists, who he considers friends, such as Chance the Rapper, SZA and E-40.