Kendrick Lamar announces Australian tour

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Australia get your calendars ready, Kendrick is back.

American rapper and songwriter, Kendrick Lamar will be performing a string of sideshows across Australia, coinciding with his expected headline performance for Byron Bay’s, Splendour in the Grass 2018.

Lamar could not come at a better time, the tour comes after Lamar becoming the first African American man to win a Pulitzer Prize for his controversial yet highly accomplished album, ‘DAMN’, and also his inspiring original score for the immensely successful Marvel film, ‘Black Panther’.

With an impressive calibre of work under his belt, ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’, ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’ and ‘Overly Dedicated’, ‘ this is sure to be one blockbuster tour you will definitely not want to miss.

After touring and performing his fourth studio album, ‘DAMN’ across the US and Europe for most of last year, it’s only right that Lamar should make his way down under.

Lamar is expected to make a number of pit stops across Australia, including Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

You can check out the full list of tour dates below:

Tuesday, July 10 – Perth Arena, Perth

Friday, July 13 – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne

Sunday, July 15 – Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide

Tuesday, July 24 – Qudos Bank Area, Sydney

Now grab your calendar and a pen, tickets for Lamar’s Australian tour go on sale Monday, April 30, at various times according to your state, via Live Nation.

In the meanwhile, you can purchase Kendrick’s ‘DAMN’ album here.

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