NEWS: Skepta to headline MOBO Tour

The MOBO Tour is set to hit six of the UK’s hottest cities over six days between 13th October and 19th October 2010. By arrangement with Coda and SJM, the tour will be headlined by DJ and Boy Better Know frontman, Skepta. The chart-topping emcee will take to the stage alongside a host of fresh, new urban talent.

Following on from his insatiable single ‘Bad Boy’ (UK Top 20), Skepta has just completed a mammoth UK tour supporting the likes of 50 Cent, N-Dubz & Chipmunk. Skepta has gained widespread recognition on the underground scene as the founding member of Boy Better Know and DJ on London pirate station, Heat FM where the likes of Dizzee Rascal, JME and Chipmunk all started out. Skepta’s ‘Rescue Me’ an Agent X produced club-pleaser is set for release on 4th July on 3 Beat Records/Boy Better Know.

Mobo founder, Kanya King said:
 
“MOBO is proud to be partnering with PRS for Music Foundation, Arts Council England and Urban Development to present this tour which champions emerging talent.  It is difficult for rising stars to find the support they need to make it to the next level.  We hope that this tour will broaden the impact we can have on the future of urban music in the UK.” 
 
Tour Dates:
·        Thursday 14th October – Birmingham O2 Academy 2
·        Friday 15th October – Manchester Moho Live
·        Saturday 16th October – Liverpool O2Academy 2
·        Sunday 17th October – Glasgow Garage
·        Monday 18th October – Norwich Waterfront
·        Tuesday 19th October – London O2 Academy Islington 

Tickets are £10 regional (£12 London) and are onsale now and are available at www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051
 
In a year where urban music has dominated the national charts, get ready for a show-stopping tour that is set to prove that more than ten years on, UK urban music is truly bigger, better and here to stay.

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