Madchild Nominated For MuchMusic Video Award
EXCLUSIVE: The rapper's "Jitters" video joins clips from Drake, Classified & K-OS as nominees in the Hip Hop Video of the Year category.
Madchild has been nominated for a 2013 MuchMusic Video Award for his "Jitters" video, which features Matt Brevner and Dutch Robinson. The other nominees in the Hip Hop Video of the Year category are Drake, Classified and K-OS. Madchild is also gearing up for the summer release of Lawnmower Man, his second solo album and the follow-up to 2012's Dope Sick.
"It's an honor to be nominated for a MuchMusic Video Award and feels good to know that my solo album has been so well received by not only fans, but the media as well," Madchild says in an exclusive statement to HipHopDX. "It feels great to receive all the critical acclaim for Dope Sick, but it also has made me hungrier than ever. I've tried to use that, to push myself to the next level on this new album."
The Suburban Noize/Battle Axe Records artist will also appear on the Vans Warped Tour this summer and recently released the video for "Tiger Style."
Madchild enjoyed success as a member of the group Swollen Members before embarking upon a solo career. Dope Sick debuted at #3 on the Canadian Billboard Top 200 and #7 on the US Heatseekers chart. Madchild also appeared in 2012 on a Canadian tour with Tech N9ne before launching his own 40-date headlining tour across the country.
Dope Sick was nominated for Rap Recording of the Year at the Juno Awards. He also earned nods for a Sirius XM Canada award and a Canadian Independent Music award.
Madchild's tour dates are as follows:
06.15 Seattle, WA White River Amphitheater
06.16 Portland, OR Portland Expo Center Parking Lot
06.19 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
06.20 Pomona,CA Pomona Fairplex
06.21 Pomona, CA Pomona Fairplex
06.22 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
06.23 Ventura, CA Seaside Park
06.26 Las Cruces, NM N.M.S.U. Practice Field
06.27 Phoenix, AZ Quail Run Park
06.28 Las Vegas, NV TBD
06.29 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fairpark
06.30 Denver, CO Sports Authority Field at Mile High
07.03 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
07.05 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
07.06 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
07.07 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Concert Center
07.09 Virginia Beach, VA Farm Bureau Live At Virginia Beach
07.10 Washington, D.C. Merriweather Post Pavilion
07.11 Boston, MA Comcast Center
07.12 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center
07.13 New York, NY Nassau Memorial Coliseum
07.14 Hartford, CT The Comcast Theatre
07.16 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion
07.17 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion
07.18 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center
07.19 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
07.20 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
07.21 Minneapolis, MN Canterbury Park
07.23 Kansas City, KS Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
07.24 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis
07.25 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
07.26 Tampa, FL Vinoy Park
07.27 West Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
07.28 Orlando, FL Central Florida Fairgrounds
07.29 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
07.30 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
07.31 Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre
08.02 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
08.03 San Antonio, TX AT&T Center
08.04 Houston, TX Reliant Center Parking Lot
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