Atlantic recording artist Kehlani has announced her “YOU SHOULD BE HERE” summer tour, kicking off at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, IL on July 7th. The 6 week long trek will include hip hop artist Pell. General public on-sale tickets will be available for purchase starting on May 29th at 10a/PDT. For more ticket information and tour updates, please visithttp://www.kehlanimusic.com/tour/.
This summer tour comes on the heels of her recently unveiled project “YOU SHOULD BE HERE,” which sold more than 7,000 units and had over 1 million plays on SoundCloud, all within the first 24 hours. “You Should Be Here’s dynamism and generosity is something to be amazed by, especially considering Kehlani is all of 19 years old,” declared Pitchfork in a review of the projecthttp://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/20543-you-should-be-here/. According to Billboard, “The year’s first great R&B album,” “YOU SHOULD BE HERE” was this week’s top selling R&B debut. The project came in at #1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart and #2 on both the Overall R&B Albums and Current R&B Albums chart. What’s more, “YOU SHOULD BE HERE” hit the top 5 on the iTunes Overall Album Chart, Current R&B/Hip Hop Albums, Overall Digital Albums and Current Digital Albums chart. The collection is heralded by the new tracks, “You Should Be Here” https://youtu.be/9YwJiVRlR3c and “How That Taste,” which The Fader has already deemed “a soaring hi-haters anthem.” The tracks can be heard now via Kehlani’s official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDwRr3HZho8.
Kehlani was one of the breakout stars of this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW), performing on eight Austin stages throughout the festival.Buzzfeed named her among the top 5 on its “41 SXSW 2015 Artists You Need In Your Life,” while Complex praised her for “impressing audiences with her poise and presence.” Perhaps more significantly, Kehlani was #4 on Twitter’s “Top 5 Most Mentioned Emerging Artists at SXSW” tally.
“You Should Be Here”
|7||Chicago, IL||Lincoln Hall|
|10||Toronto, ON||Mod Club|
|12||New York, NY||Highline Ballroom|
|14||Washington, DC||U Street Music Hall|
|15||Philadelphia, PA||Union Transfer|
|19||San Antonio, TX||Alamo City Music Hall (ACMH)|
|21||Houston, TX||Studio @ Warehouse Live|
|25||Santa Cruz, CA||The Catalyst|
|27||San Francisco, CA||Slim’s|
|31||Portland, OR||Hawthorne Theatre|
|1||Seattle, WA||The Crocodile|
|2||Vancouver, BC||The Alexander|
|5||Orange County, CA||Constellation Room|
|6||Phoenix, AZ||Monarch Theatre|
|13||Los Angeles, CA||The Roxy|