Hip-Hop Artist J.Cole Brings Tour Featuring Wale to Halton Arena

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling recording artist J. Cole will bring his “What Dreams May Come Tour” to Halton Arena on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

Jermaine Lamarr Cole, best known by the stage name J. Cole, is a German-born American hip-hop recording artist and record producer from Fayetteville, N.C. The first artist to be signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation record label, J. Cole is known for his lyricism, self-produced sturdy beats and storytelling. The artist recently released his highly anticipated, self-produced sophomore album “Born Sinner.” Since its debut, it has hit No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and has been certified “Gold” in recognition of sales.

Joining  J.Cole on tour is GRAMMY-nominated and award-winning artist, Wale. Wale is touring in support of his latest release, the No. 1 album The Gifted, which sold over 158,000 units in its first week.  This marks Wale’s third solo album and follows his certified Gold sophomore album, Ambition, which also topped the charts as the No. 1 rap album and produced the Grammy nominated, certified Gold single “Lotus Flower Bomb” featuring Miguel.  Wale has released a series of critically acclaimed mixtapes and received praise for his debut album, Attention Deficit, from national publications such as Billboard and Paper Magazine.

The 30-city "What Dreams May Come Tour,” presented by AEG LIVE, starts Sept. 10 in Miami and concludes Oct. 30 in Seattle. Tickets for the Sept. 17 show in Halton Arena start at $39.50 and will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2, at the Halton Arena Box Office, online at tickereturn.com or by phone at 704-687-4949.

Tickets for What Dreams May Come Tour are also available through www.axs.com and www.jcolemusic.com.

For more information, contact Lyndsay Richter at 704-687-7113 or larichte@uncc.edu.

J. Cole press contact: Chris Chambers or Sarah Cunningham; Chris@TheChamberGroup.com, sarah@thechambergroup.com; 212-366.5801.