Founding member of Jurassic 5, emcee Charli 2na is at work on a five-part project called Against The Current. The veteran Chicago native and longtime Los Angeles resident will release five EPs, that together will make up the project. Although details are still emerging, the project reportedly experiments with genre. The first single is a title track.

Additionally, the former Interscope Records and Decon artist announced tour dates and a 2012 South By Southwest appearance. They are as follows:

February 9                            Oakland, CA                           The New Parish

February 10                         Santa Cruz, CA                     Moe’s Alley

February 11                         Reno, NV                                Cargo

February 12                         Boise, ID                                 The Reef

February 14                         Portland, OR                        Crystal Ballroom – Lola’s Room

February 15                         Victoria, BC                          Club 9one9

February 16                         Tofino, BC                             Tofino Legion

February 17                         Cumberland, BC                 Waverly Hotel – The Bridge

February 18                         Vancouver, BC                    The Rio Theatre

February 20                         Whistler, BC                        Garibaldi Lift CO.              

February 22                         Nelson, BC                            Hume Hotel – Spirit Bar

February 23                         Fernie, BC                              The Northern

February 24                         Golden, BC                           Rockwater Bar & Grill

February 25                         Calgary, AB                          Hifi Club

February 27                         Ketchum, ID                        Whiskey Jacques

February 28                         Victor, ID                              Knotty Pine        

March 1                                   Bozeman, MT                      Zebra Cocktail Lounge

March 2                                   Missoula, MT                     Top Hat

March 4                                   Vail, CO                                   The Snowball Festival

March 6                                   Kansas City, MO                Riot Room

March 7                                   St. Louis, MO                       2720

March 8                                    Indianapolis, IN                 The Vogue

March 9                                   Kallamazoo, MI                  Bell’s Brewery

March 10                                Chicago, IL                           Bottom Lounge

March 12                                Asheville, NC                      Asheville Music Hall

March 13                                Nashville, TN                      Exit In

March 14                                Knoxville, TN                     Cider House

March 16 & 17                    Austin, TX                              SXSW *Shows to be announced soon!