Yahoo! recently announced that their On The Road Tour will include heavy hitters like The Lumineers, Fun., Fall Out Boy and more. Yahoo! also has included an impressive roster of Hip Hop artists on the schedule. On The Road will showcase the likes of Kendrick Lamar, John Legend, Ryan Leslie and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Other artists that have been involved in Hip Hop in some form like RaVaughn and Skylar Gray will also be sharing the stage. Yahoo! On The Road Tour kicks off in New York City with John Legend & The Salomé Chamber Orchestra on May 3.
The tour will be hosted by Entertainment reporter Ben Lyons and it will be world’s first mobile/entertainment festival. On The Road will travel from New York to San Francisco, covering a nice portion of the nation. Yahoo will feature some of it’s products.
Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will perform tracks off their recently released projects good kid, m.A.A.d. city and The Heist, respectively. Both artists are in the top 10 on iTunes and Billboards Rap Albums Chart. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s second single “Can’t Hold Us” recently certified platinum. “Can’t Hold Us” is currently the #1 Rap record, according to Billboard. Lamar is touring on his college tour.
The dates for the Hip Hop acts on the Yahoo! On The Road Tour are as follows:
3 – John Legend and Ryan Leslie/New York City, NY
7 – Kendrick Lamar and RaVaughn/Cincinnati, OH
12 – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Skylar Grey/Milwaukee, WI
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