Trae Tha Truth, Lil Snupe, and Pigeon John will also rap on the summer tour taking place in nine major cities.
Zumiez’ upcoming free tour will include several artists such as Bun B, Kid Ink, RiFF RaFF, Trae Tha Truth, Lil Snupe and Pigeon John. The urban representatives will be showcasing their talents among artists of other genres like Red Fang, Dose of Adolescence, Trash Talk, AWOLNATION, Polar Bear Club, With The Punches, and more. This tour will also include a slew of professional athletes for skateboard demos and autograph sessions.
The free music and action sports lifestyle festival kicks off on May 25 in Seattle and ends in Chicago July 2. Kid Ink and Lil Snupe will be the first artist performing on the tour for the Seattle show. Bun B and Trae tha Truth will be rocking for their local fans when they take the stage in Houston on June 14.
Back in April it was announced that Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based emcee Meek Mill signed Lil Snupe to his Dream Chasers imprint after hearing his demo. Los Angeles, California lyricist Kid Ink recently revealed the release date and cover art for his Almost Home EP. Bun B and Trae the Truth were both featured on the latest Dizzee Rascal single entitled “H-Town,” a track named after the city both emcees are from and will be performing in for the 2013 Zumiez Couch Tour.
The Hip Hop dates for the 2013 Zumiez Couch Tour are as follows:
May 25-SEATTLE, WA/Headliner: Kid Ink/Opener: Lil Snupe/Skate Team: LRG
June 1 -SACRAMENTO, CA/Headliner: Pigeon John/Opener: Dose of Adolescence/Skate Team: Plan B
June 14-HOUSTON, TX/Headliner: Bun B/Opener: Trae tha Truth/Skate Team: DGK and Gold
June 21 – PHILADELPHIA, PA/Headliners: Riff Raff and Trash Talk/Skate Team: Adidas
For more information visit the Zumiez Couch Tour website.
RELATED: Bun B Talks About Carrying Rap-A-Lot Records' Torch, Working With DJ Premier [2010 INTERVIEW]