DPR LIVE's come-up continues as the rising rapper prepares to bring his music overseas. After 2017 established him on mainstream radars, the 26-year-old heads overseas with his first world tour, the 2018 Coming to You Live Tour. After weeks teasing fans on his Instagram, DPR LIVE ficially announced details for the much-anticipated trek on Aug. 1– revealing his collective DPR (made up members IAN, REM, and CREAM) and DPR LIVE will hit major cities in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region this fall.
The international outing kicks f on Sept. 30 at Vogue Theatre in Vancouver and makes stops throughout North America — including Chicago, New York, Atlanta and Los Angeles — before wrapping on Oct. 14 at The UC Theater in San Francisco.
"The thought about the tour in itself seems so surreal and exciting at the same time," DPR LIVE says in an exclusive statement to Billboard. "Not only for myself, but for the whole team. This is what we've been dreaming and working on so hard for. To finally get a chance to travel the globe and meet our fans who've supported us and continues to support us for doing what we love. There's nothing more rewarding than that and we are hyped AF for this tour."
In 2018, DPR LIVE marked his place as one rap's most distinguished and ascendant forces with mega hip-hop hits like "Martini Blue," "Text Me," and "Playlist," all coupled with his visually-intoxicating music videos. DPR Live (née Hong Dabin) made his first U.S. live appearance at SXSW 2018, giving fans an early taste his unwavering stage confidence and dexterous rapping.
The tour is presented and produced by Kohai and tickets for the North American leg are now on sale to the general public here. The tour's European dates (which include confirmed shows in London and Paris) will be on sale on Aug. 15 and Asia-Pacific (which include Sydney and Hong Kong) open on August 29.
For full dates and details, see below:
Sept. 30 – Vancouver, Canada – Vogue Theatre
Oct. 1 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theatre
Oct. 2 – Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
Oct. 4 – Toronto, Canada – The Opera House
Oct. 5 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
Oct. 7 – Atlanta, GA – The Lt at Center Stage
Oct. 8 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
Oct. 12 – Los Angeles, CA – Avalon Hollywood
Oct. 14 – San Francisco, CA – The UC Theatre