Multi-platinum selling rapper Lil Wayne and the popular rock group Blink 182 have announced a nationwide tour.
Lil Wayne is a rapper, singer and record executive whose career began in 1993, when he was discovered by Birdman at the age of 11 joining Cash Money Records as the youngest member. Lil Wayne and B.G. joined the Hot Boys with Cash Money label-mates Juvenile and Turk and their platinum-selling album Guerrilla Warfare (1999) was a huge commercial success with singles like “Bling Bling.”
His sixth album Tha Carter III (2008), his most successful album to date, sold over one million copies in the US, and the album won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and includes the singles “Lollipop”, “A Milli” and “Got Money.”
Blink-182 is rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992. Founded by guitarist and vocalist Tom DeLonge, Mark Hoppus and drummer Scott Raynor, the band emerge from punk scene in Southern California.
The group signed with MCA Records to co-distribute their second album, Dude Ranch (1997) and in 1998 drummer Scott Raynor was replaced by Travis Barker. The group’s next two releases, Enema of the State (1999) and Take Off Your Pants and Jacket (2001), were bi commercial successes on radio and MTV. The band’s seventh studio album, California, was released on July 1, 2016.
Since 2015, the lineup of the band has consisted of bassist and vocalist Mark Hoppus, drummer Travis Barker, and guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba.