Killer Mike Announces ‘Down By Law Tour,’ Featuring Three Nights at NYC’s Blue Note Jazz Club

Grammy-winning rapper takes Michael on the road
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Fresh off his Grammys sweepKiller Mike is set to ignite stages across North America with his highly anticipated “Down By Law” Tour. The acclaimed rapper and activist will bring his electrifying MICHAEL album to fans, backed by his very own The Midnight Revival choir. The tour kicks off next month in Memphis, Tennessee, promising an unforgettable musical journey.

The MICHAEL experience

Killer Mike’s MICHAEL album, hailed as an assured masterpiece, has been making waves since its release. Now, fans nationwide will have the chance to witness the magic live. Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Tour dates: The Down By Law Tour commences on May 4 at the Riverbeats Festival in Memphis. From there, it crisscrosses the continent, hitting major cities like Washington, DC, Atlanta, and even venturing north into Canada.
  2. Blue note residency: As a grand finale, Killer Mike will light up New York City’s iconic Blue Note Jazz Club with a three-night residency. Mark your calendars for July 29, July 30, and July 31. Each Blue Note performance will feature two sets – an early show at 8 p.m. and a late-night groove at 10:30 p.m..
  3. The midnight revival: Backed by his soul-stirring choir, The Midnight Revival, Killer Mike promises an unforgettable fusion of hip-hop, gospel, and pure energy. Expect spine-tingling harmonies and electrifying beats.

Unleashing “Exit 9”

Not content with just touring, Killer Mike dropped the celebratory visual for the album’s track “EXIT 9” featuring Blxst. The video captures an authentic Atlanta vibe, showcasing iconic landmarks like the Cascade roller rink and the legendary Blue Flame strip club. It’s a big ATL moment that resonates with fans worldwide.

Don’t miss out on this musical pilgrimage. Secure your tickets early and witness Killer Mike’s lyrical prowess and magnetic stage presence. Whether you’re a die-hard fan or a newcomer to his sound, the Down By Law Tour promises an unforgettable experience.

"Took a trip down my memory lane aka EXIT 9 with my homie"

Killer Mike wrote in an Instagram caption unveiling the video. Stream it in the gallery above.

Tour Dates:

  • May 4: Memphis, TN – Riverbeats Fest
  • May 21: Washington, DC – Kennedy Center
  • June 22: Atlanta, GA – Hot 107.9 Bday Bash
  • June 29: Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Jazz Fest
  • July 29-31: New York, NY – Blue Note
  • And more!