Floetry cofounder Marsha Ambrosius and emcee/singer Amanda Diva have embarked on a new musical collaboration called the Floetry Remixed Tour, which hits the road on July 26.Marsha Ambrosius, a native of London, has been signed to Dr. Dres Aftermath Records as a solo artist and appeared on numerous song from Busta Rhymes, Nas and The Game in between Floetry projects.
With floacist Natalie Stewart, the other half of the original group, Floetry has won a Grammy and released three acclaimed albums (FloOlogy, Floacism and Floetic).
The pairs tour will offer a slightly different look for the group in the live performance setting.
Amanda Diva told AllHipHop.com, "Marsha and I clicked instantly and both wanted to bring something dope to the game so it only made sense."
Amanda Diva has been a renaissance woman of sorts with appearances on Def Poetry Jam and and an underground single 40 Emcees.
She has lent her talents to VH-1 as a regular on "Best Week Ever" and even as a contributing writer to AllHipHop.com, among other Hip-Hop publications. Diva also has a highly rated, long-running morning show on Sirius satellite radio. All of their talents are slated to come into a show that will traverse the country.The pair has been practicing their show in Philadelphia, where Ambrosius resides.
The singer said that her aim for the tour is simple. "I just want to make good music, " she said, no expounding.
The tour will hit 21 cities across the nation starting July 26th in Boston and ending in Cleveland on August 25th.
The Floetry Remixed Tour Dates:Jul 26 2007 Paradise Boston, MassachusettsJul 27 2007 Love Washington, DC, Washington DCJul 29 2007 Highline New York, New YorkJul 30 2007 Ram's Head Baltimore, MarylandJul 31 2007 Toad's Place Richmond, VirginiaAug 1 2007 Norva Norfolk, VirginiaAug 3 2007 Earthlink Live Atlanta, GeorgiaAug 4 2007 Cypress Casino Lafayette, LouisianaAug 5 2007 House of Blues New Orleans, LouisianaAug 6 2007 House of Blues Dallas, TexasAug 9 2007 House of Blues Los Angeles, CaliforniaAug 10 2007 House of Blues Las Vegas, NevadaAug 11 2007 House of Blues San Diego, CaliforniaAug 13 2007 House of Blues Anaheim, CaliforniaAug 15 2007 The Independent San Francisco, CaliforniaAug 16 2007 Crest Theatre Sacremento, CaliforniaAug 18 2007 Fox Theatre Boulder, ColoradoAug 20 2007 House of Blues Chicago, IllinoisAug 21 2007 House of Blues Chicago, IllinoisAug 22 2007 Elysium Lounge Detroit, MichiganAug 23 2007 House of Blues Cleveland, Ohio