Diamond-certified rapper Lil Baby, known for songs including “Freestyle” and “The Bigger Picture,” as well as his numerous collaborations, will headline a multi-artist bill at Nationwide Arena, 200 Nationwide Blvd., on Aug. 26.
Tickets for the concert, part of the 28-year-old rapper’s 32-stop national “It’s Only Us” tour, go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday at iamlilbaby.com/#/tour.
Lil Baby is touring in support of his hit album, “It’s Only Me,” released last October. He started 2023 on a high note when he made his debut as a musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” in January, performing his singles “California Breeze” and “Forever.”
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Born Dominique Armani Jones, the native Atlantan has been crowned Songwriter of the Year for two years running by the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. He also has co-written hits as a lead artist and others on which he backed rappers including Drake and DJ Khaled. Other songwriting partners have included Future, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Nicki Minaj, Post Malone and many others.
In addition, Lil Baby won a Grammy in 2022 as a featured artist on Kanye West’s “Hurricane,” which won best melodic rap performance.
Supporting him in various cities on the “It’s Only Us” tour are The Kid LAROI, GloRilla, GLOSS UP, Rylo Rodriguez and Hunxho.