Posted on: October 8, 2008 Posted by: James McQuiston Comments: 0

Hip Hop Live! is proud to announce SONY as the presenting sponsor for the 2008 Hip Hop Live! tour with Talib Kweli, David Banner, Little Brother, and B.O.B. performing with The Rhythm Roots All-Stars on this nationwide tour on the road now!  In addition to showcasing all of their newest products at all shows and retail outlets in select markets throughout the tour, SONY is giving away a free pair of SONY EX earbud headphones (studio monitor quality) to every ticket holder.  For more information please visit

The historic run, already underway, features the cultural straight shooting of visionary Talib Kweli, moving forward full steam off his incredibly successful and acclaimed Ear Drum LP; David Banner riding the success of his chart topping smash single “Get Like Me” off his new album The Greatest Story Ever Told; Little Brother, fresh off a wave of high profile festival appearances, bring a top-notch, high energy live show; B.O.B., much hyped guitar wielding ATL rapper and producer, rounds out the dynamic line up.  Also, look for special guest appearances in various cities along the tour.

The Rhythm Roots All Stars are a collective of the industries best musicians, who have performed/recorded with such notables as Black Eyed Peas, Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Outkast, and the list goes on.

Last year’s Hip Hop Live! Tour featured Ghostface Killah, Rakim and Brother Ali, all backed by the All Stars, and was a huge success, selling out nearly all of the 18 shows.

“Hip Hop Live! proved that hip-hop lives”, XXL Magazine

Tour Dates:
(w/ Little Brother supporting)
10/8/08              BOULDER, CO                                     FOX THEATER
10/10/08            MINNEAPOLIS, MN                              FIRST AVENUE
10/13/08            BLOOMINGTON, IN                              BLUEBIRD
10/16/08            FT. LAUDERDALE                                 REVOLUTION

(w/ BOB supporting)
10/18/08            ATHENS, GA                                       GEORGIA THEATRE
10/19/08            ASHEVILLE, NC                                   ORANGE PEEL
10/20/08            WASHINGTON, DC                               9:30 CLUB
10/21/08            PHILADELPHIA, PA                               TROCADERO
10/24/08            BOSTON, MA                                       SHOWCASE LIVE! (TALIB KWELI ONLY)
10/25/08            NEW YORK, NY                                    NOKIA THEATRE

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