Jhene Aiko Joining Drake For Current North American Tour!!! JHENE AIKO DEBUT EP SAIL OUT TO BE RELEASED NOVEMBER 12th ON ARTIUM/DEF JAM, INCLUDES LATEST SINGLE "BED PEACE" FEATURING CHILDISH GAMBINO! EP TUNES PREORDER DATE OF OCTOBER 29TH!

"BED PEACE" VIDEO- HOMAGE TO ICONIC FILM BY JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO, GIVE PEACE A CHANCE

JHENE SIGNED TO DEF JAM BY PRODUCER NO I.D., EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF A&R

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jhene Aiko, the only female artist on this year's 10th Anniversary Rock The Bells Hip-Hop Festival tour, is joining Drake on a massive, 40-stop North American tour! The tour began Friday night in Pittsburgh and continues tonight in Montreal, Quebec at the Bell Centre. The circuit includes all major US metropolitan markets as well as 6 cities in Drake's native Canada. A full list of dates and locations can be found below. 

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Additionally, Jhene Aiko will release her debut EP SAIL OUT, November 12th on Artium/Def Jam Recordings.  Artium/Def Jam is the exclusive label partnership between Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ) and legendary producer/executive producer No I.D. The 7-track SAIL OUT EP includes Jhene's single "Bed Peace" featuring Childish Gambino, plus her critically acclaimed debut track of 2012, "3:16am" (featured on VH1's Black Ink Crew).  The video for "Bed Peace," an homage to the seminal film Give Peace a Chance by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, will follow soon thereafter. Other collaborators on SAIL OUT include Kenedrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Vince Staples of Cutthroat Boyz.  SAIL OUT can be pre-ordered at iTunes on October 29.

SAIL OUT's official tracklisting is as follows: 1. The Vapors featuring Vince Staples * 2. Bed Peace featuring Childish Gambino * 3. Stay Ready (What A Life) featuring Kendrick Lamar * 4. WTH featuring Ab-Soul * 5. The Worst * 6. 3:16am * Bonus Track: 7. Comfort Inn Ending (Freestyle).

Despite her age, 25-year old Los Angeles native Jhene Aiko is a true music industry stalwart, having amassed over a decade's worth of features on singles, albums and mixtapes by A-listers such as Kendrick Lamar, Wale, Big Sean, Logic, J. Cole, Drake, and others.  Jhene was signed to Def Jam by No I.D., known for his studio work with giants Kanye West, Big Sean, Rick Ross, Method Man, Nas, and more. Most recently, Jhene was featured on Big Sean's single "Beware," from his Hall of Fame album--executive produced by No I.D; she is also featured on Drake's "From Time," off his brand new album Nothing Was The Same.

On top of her epic music credits, Jhene has participated in the Beats By Dre "Pill Box" and "Show Your Color" campaigns, and was nominated in Billboard's 2013"Next Big Diva" competition.  Her social media stats confirm Jhene's popularity: 3.19 million YouTube views; 276,000 Twitter followers; 277,000 Instagram followers; 46,000 Facebook likes; and 673,000 Soundcloud plays on single "Bed Peace."

Links:

"3:16am" – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pWgLPOgwNc              
"Mirrors" – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cprAoOPiXqY                      
"Bed Peace" – https://soundcloud.com/jhene-aiko-1/bed-peace-feat-childish 

TOUR DATES


Date

City

Venue

Oct.

18

Pittsburgh, PA

Consol Energy Center


19

Philadelphia, PA 

Wells Fargo Center


21

Montreal, QC 

Bell Centre


22

Ottawa, ON

Scotiabank Place


24

Toronto, ON

Air Canada Centre


26

Hartford, CT

XL Center


27

Newark, NJ

Prudential Center


28

Brooklyn, NY

Barclays Center


30

Boston, MA

TD Garden


31

Washington, DC

Verizon Center





Nov.

2

Charlotte, NC

Time Warner Cable Arena


3

Raleigh, NC

PNC Arena


5

Miami, FL

American Airlines Arena


6

Tampa, FL

Tampa Bay Times Forum


7

Atlanta, GA

Philips Arena


9

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Arena


10

Dallas. TX

American Airlines Center


12

San Antonio, TX

AT&T Center


13

Houston, TX

Toyota Center


16

Phoenix, AZ

US Airways Center


18

Sacramento, CA

Sleep Train Arena


19

Oakland, CA

Oracle Arena


21

Anaheim, CA

Honda Center


22

Las Vegas, NV

MGM Grand Hotel


24

San Diego, CA

Viejas Arena


25

Los Angeles, CA

STAPLES Center


28

Vancouver, BC

Rogers Arena


30

Calgary, AB

Scotiabank Saddledome





Dec.

1

Edmonton, AB

Rexall Place


3

Portland, OR

Rose Garden Arena


4

Tacoma, WA

Tacoma Dome


7

Kansas City, MO

Sprint Center


8

Minneapolis, MN

Target Center


9

Indianapolis, IN

Bankers Life Fieldhouse


11

Saint Louis, MO

Scottrade Center


12

Chicago, IL

United Center


13

Columbus, OH

Nationwide Arena


15

Buffalo, NY

First Niagara Center


16

Auburn Hills, MI

The Palace of Auburn Hills

SOURCE Def Jam




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