LL Cool J announces first headlining tour in 30 years

Courtesy Live Nation, Rock The Bells

It’s been three decades, but LL Cool J is finally heading out on the road. Rock The Bells and Live Nation Urban announced his headlining The Frequencies of Real Creative Energy Live tour, featuring a lineup of hip-hop stars DJ Jazzy JeffDJ Z-Trip and The Roots, who will back a nonstop musical mash-up of various performances. Salt-N-PepaRakimCommonQueen LatifahMethod Man & RedmanBig BoiMC LyteBone Thugs-N-HarmonyDe La SoulGoodie MobIce-TJuvenileDoug E. FreshSlick RickJadakissRick Ross and more will make appearances on select dates.

The F.O.R.C.E. Live kicks off in Boston’s TD Garden on June 25, making stops in Brooklyn, Atlanta, Chicago, New Orleans and more. It comes to an end on September 3 in LA’s Kia Forum. Tickets go on sale April 28 at 10 a.m. local time, with presales taking place April 25 through April 27.

“I’m excited to be on my first Arena tour in 30 years,” LL says in a statement. “It’s proof that our culture is more viable than ever. Get ready for some non stop beats and rhymes. See you this summer!”

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