Jermaine Dupri Announces So So Def 25th Anniversary Cultural Curren$y Tour
Grammy Award-winning Producer, Hall of Fame Songwriter, recording artist, and TV star Jermaine Dupri, has been an iconic presence in the music industry for 25 years. Celebrating his legacy and So So Def's quarter century of success, Jermaine is bringing all his artists together on one stage at Barclays Center on Thursday, October 18th at 7:30 p.m. for AEG Presents The So So Def 25th AnniversaryCULTURAL CURREN$Y TOUR. Joining Jermaine on the tour will be the So So Def Family, including Xscape, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Bow Wow, Anthony Hamilton, Bone Crusher, Youngbloodz, Dem Franchize Boyz, and J-Kwon. Tickets for the tour, which begins in October, will begin going on sale Friday, Aug 3rd, to purchase tickets, visit Ticketamster.com. For further information visit www.sosodef.com.To kick the Anniversary off, Sony Music's Certified Classics, Legacy Recording's division for the celebration of Sony Music's Hip Hop and R&B catalogue, recently released the essential digital hits compilation, titled Jermaine Dupri Presents So So Def 25. The compilation includes So So Def classics such as Da Brat's "Funkdafied", Xscape's "Just Kickin' It", Dupri's own "Money Aint A Thang (feat. Jay-Z)" and many more plus rare tracks featuring Kanye West and The Notorious B.I.G.. The compilation, curated by Dupri to align with the tour, further celebrates Jermaine Dupri and the iconic Atlanta-based hip-hop label So So Def. You can purchase the compilation here.
Jermaine Dupri is making further headlines this year as he was inducted and honored at the 2018 Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame. Additional 2018 inductees include Bill Anderson, Steve Dorff, Alan Jackson, Robert "Kool" Bell, Ronald Bell, George Brown & James "JT" Taylor p/k/a "Kool & The Gang," and John Mellencamp. Jermaine Dupri says, "Blessing are bigger when you share them. One of my biggest blessings is to be able to go tour with all my artists. I can't wait!!!" SoSoDef 25th Anniversary CULTURAL CURREN$Y TOUR Schedule is as follows: About the So So Def 25th Anniversary Tour
Grammy-winning producer, songwriter, recording artist, and TV star Jermaine Dupri in association with AEG Presents, will see 11 cities across the U.S. this fall to celebrate 25 years of his iconic label, So So Def. The CULTURAL CURREN$Y TOUR will feature So So Def's iconic artists and be headlined and produced by Jermaine Dupri himself. Other artists on the roster include Xscape, Jagged Edge, Anthony Hamilton, Youngbloodz, Da Brat, Bow Wow, Dem Franchize Boyz, J Kwon and Bonecrusher. About Jermaine Dupri
In 1992, Dupri introduced to the world two 12-year-olds who wore their pants backwards by the name of Kris Kross. In February of that same year their first song "Jump" was released and immediately soared to #1 on the pop charts remaining for 8 weeks. This accomplishment labeled Jermaine as a 19-year-old wunderkind and super-producer. With over 400 million records sold to date, Dupri, a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame is one of most successful producers in the music industry. His career milestones include the release of several platinum recordings as CEO of So So Def, winning a Grammy for Best R&B Song, and being honored with an ASCAP Golden Note Award, given to composers and songwriters who have achieved extraordinary milestones. Now, twenty-five years later, after the continued success of developing other teen stars and iconic So So Def artists such as Xscape, Usher, Da Brat, TLC, Bow Wow and more, Jermaine is still on the scene and gearing up to celebrate his legacy and 25 years of So So Def. www.sosodef.com ABOUT SJ PRESENTS, INC.
SJ Presents Inc. has over 15 years of experience in the world of music and entertainment, concert production and event/partnership marketing. SJ Presents is birthed from a brand that has produced and promoted sold-out concerts for legendary greats and fan favorites like R. Kelly, Usher, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Chaka Khan, Tyrese, Earth, Wind and Fire, New Edition, Rick Ross, Trey Songz, Nicki Minaj and comedians Martin Lawrence, Monique, Tracy Morgan and Cedric the Entertainer. SJ Presents has worked alongside leading New York, New Jersey and Connecticut venues including Madison Square Garden, The Beacon Theater, Barclays Center, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Center and The Bushnell Theater. SJ Presents builds and leverages complete 360-integrated marketing and promotional campaigns and makes it known that they are not only a concert production and promotion company, but a lifestyle entertainment brand. For more information visit www.sjpresentsinc.com. About Barclays Center
In the heart of Brooklyn, at the crossroads of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues, Barclays Center is setting a new standard as the showcase venue for the world's most thrilling entertainment and sports events. Developed by Brooklyn-based real estate developer Forest City Ratner Companies and designed by the award-winning architectural firms AECOM and SHoP Architects, Barclays Center serves as the state-of-the-art home of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, boasts one of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed for a modern multi-purpose arena, and is a model for sustainable design and construction.