(AllHipHop News) The list of performers for the 2012 BET Awards continues to grow with the recent addition of the G.O.O.D. Music ensemble, which will include Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Pusha T, among others. Last week, it was announced that 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Usher had also been tapped to perform. Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown will also hit the stage with more performers to be announced in the next few weeks. The Samuel L. Jackson-hosted 2012 BET Awards will air live on July 3 from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
A$AP Rocky has revealed dates for an upcoming 13-stop international festival tour that will see the Harlem native hit countries like England, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, and of course the United States. Beginning on July 5, Rocky and the A$AP Mob will perform at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark and continue to rock sets at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, the OVO Fest in Toronto, and Rock the Bells in Mountain View, California.
The group, which is signed to Polo Grounds/RCA, is putting the finishing touches on their soon-to-be-released mixtape compilation. Rocky will be releasing his major label debut, LongLiveA$AP, this summer as well. For tickets and a full list of tour dates visit ASAPMob.com.
Recent Def Jam signee 2 Chainz continues enjoy the fruits of success in 2012 with the news that he has been added to Nicki Minaj’s “Pink Friday Tour.” Billboard reports that 2 Chainz will be hitting the road for 14 of Nicki’s upcoming tour dates beginning on July 16 in Chicago, Illinois. On August 14, two days after the tour ends, the rapper who is currently opening for Drake on the “Club Paradise Tour,” will release his debut solo album, Based On A T.R.U. Story.