By Ezra Marcus
The rapper has announced a North American fall tour starting this Oct. 2.
The legendary Queensbridge MC will start off in Rochester, heading throughout the country and Canada, before ending in Oakland on Oct. 19.
Along the way he’ll be screening his recent documentary film, Nas: Time Is Illmatic. The film, premiered in New York earlier this year, traces the journey of Illmatic and the environment of its creation.
The film and the tour mark the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Illmatic. Tour dates are below.
*Will not be screening Nas: Time is Illmatic
Oct. 2: Rochester, N.Y. @ Main Street Armony*
Oct. 3: Albany, N.Y. @ Palace Theatre
Oct. 4: Washington, D.C. @ Lincoln Theatre
Oct. 5: Glenside, Pa. @ Keswick Theatre
Oct. 8: Toronto, Ontario @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct. 9: Detroit, Mich. @ The Fillmore Detroit
Oct. 10: Hammond, Ind. @ Horseshoe
Oct. 11: Lincoln, Neb. @ Bourbon Theatre*
Oct. 12: Denver, Colo. @ Paramount Theatre
Oct. 15: Seattle, Wash. @ Moore Theatre
Oct. 16: Vancouver, British Columbia @ Vogue Theatre
Oct. 17: Las Vegas, Nev. @ The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas*
Oct. 18: Los Angeles, Calif. @ Orpheum Theatre
Oct. 19: Oakland, Calif. @ Fox Theater