Rap legends Salt-N-Pepa and Naughty By Nature have joined New Kids on the Block for a particular tour that celebrates the pop grandeur the ‘80s.

"The Mixtape Tour" will function acts from the ‘80s together with pop sensations Tiffany and Debbie Gibson. In addition, NKOTB launched a brand new observe known as “80s Baby” (see beneath) that options all of the “MixTape Tour” acts.

Salt-N-Pepa (with DJ Spinderella) began within the rap recreation in 1985 and garnered their first large hit in 1986 with the membership anthem “Push It.” They are the primary feminine rap group to go platinum, courtesy their 1986 debut album Hot, Cool & Vicious. They have been additionally the primary feminine rap act to have a multiplatinum-selling album with 1993's Very Necessary.

Naughty By Nature will not be referred to as ‘80s artists however technically they shaped as a bunch in 1989 because the New Style and launched an underground album known as Independent Leaders. But in 1990, beneath the recommendation Queen Latifah, they modified their identify to Naughty By Nature and the remaining, as they are saying, is rap historical past. The New Jersey-based trio have produced a slew traditional anthems together with "O.P.P.," "Uptown Anthem" and “Hip-Hop Hooray.”

"The Mixtape Tour" will hit North America subsequent summer season beginning May 19, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The 53-city trek will then hit main cities like Indianapolis, St. Louis, Nashville, Houston, Los Angeles, Detroit, Washington, D.C, Philadelphia, Boston, Atlanta and extra earlier than wrapping it up in Hollywood, Fla., on July 14.

Tickets will go on sale this Friday (Oct. 12) at Ticketmaster.com. If you might be an American Express card holder you might be in luck – AMEX members can purchase tickets earlier than most of the people beginning Oct. 9 by Oct. 11.

Check out the “MixTape Tour”’s full itinerary beneath.