Quannum MC's Hit The Road For North American Tour

Quannum MCs The Gift

of Gab and Lateef the Truth Speaker will venture out this spring on a North American

tour from March 18 through May.

While The Gift of Gab plans

to perform songs off his solo debut Fourth Dimensional Rocketships Going

Up, on the tour, Lateef is opting for fresh material from his collaboration

with producer Chief Xcel, Maroons: Ambush, in addition to classics

from his past membership in Latyrx with Lyrics Born.

The tour is Gab's last solo

outing before the MC hooks back up with his partner, Chief Xcel, to promote

their new Blackalicious record entitled The Craft.

Several lucrative deals

in the past year have broadened the spotlight on Gab and Lateef.

A Blackalicious rework of

a classic Kurtis Blow song will be used for an upcoming Microsoft television

spot, and Gab's "Way of the Light" was used twice by Diet Coke on

recent international campaigns.

Lateef collaborated with

Fatboy Slim in 2004 and generated the single "Wonderful Night," which

will appear in the upcoming film "Robots" and has been used by Olympus

and Showtime.

Soon after meeting in KDVS-FM

studios at the University of California at Davis, Gab and Lateef formed Solesides

Collective (now Quannum Projects) with Chief Xcel, Lyrics Born, and DJ Shadow.

Gab's solo album, Fourth

Dimensional Rocketships Going Up was released last year on Quannum Projects

and featured production by Seattle's Jake One (G Unit, Mixmaster Mike) and Vitamin


The Maroons: Ambush

album is also currently available on Quannum Projects.

Tour dates and

additional information on The Gift of Gab and Lateef the Truth Speaker are available

at www.quannum.com.