Rap star Nas is set to hit the road on a new tour of Australia it was announced today (August 10).
Nas will headline the Nas low:fi Australian Tour, which will feature supporting acts Chali 2NA, DJ Qbert and MC Supernatural, who will engage in a freestyle battle set.
The four-date tour kicks off October 25 at The Deen and wraps up on Halloween (October 31) at the Enmore Theater.
In related news, AllHipHop.com has learned that the rapper will also be playing two gigs in the Netherlands in January and another in Harare, Zimbabwe on April 19.
According to promoters, Nas will be one of a number of Hip-Hop acts who will travel to Zimbabwe to take part in the Zimrocks 2010 International Music Concert.
The concert, which will take place at Rufaro Stadium, is designed to raise money and awareness about the plight of the people of Zimbabwe, who have suffered due to the political and economic crisis that has gripped the country.
Zimrocks 2010 is tentatively being held on the symbolic day of April 19, to commemorate Bob Marleys April 19 inauguration performance celebrating Zimbabwes independence.
Artists listed as participating in the Zimrocks 2010 concert include Kanye West, Talib Kweli, Damian Marley, Wyclef Jean and others.
Tickets for the Nas lo:fi: Australian Tour went on sale today through BocsTicketing.
Dates for the Nas lo:fi Australian Tour are listed below:
Oct 25: The Deen WA Oct 28: The Palace Theatre VIC Oct 29: The Barton Theatre SA Oct 31: Enmore Theatre NSW
Other confirmed international dates include:
Jan 21 2010: Amsterdam, Netherlands Jan 22 2010: Amsterdam, Netherlands Apr 19 2010: Harare, Zimbabwe