Chicago artist Rockie Fresh has officially signed a multi-album record deal with Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group (MMG) distributed through Warner Music yesterday, July 11, 2012. The 21-year-old will join Rick Ross' team that includes Meek Mill, Wale and Omarion.
"This is a monumental moment for me, and I'm thankful for the opportunity to be a part of Maybach Music Group" exclaims Rockie. "It feels great joining such a strong lineup of artists that I respect, and I'm ready to make history. God Is Great. MMG!"
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In August, Rockie will embark on his first headlining tour the Electric Highway Tour. The nationwide tour starts August 30TH in Annapolis, MD and hits over 20 major cities across the US with stops in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, and Detroit. Before starting the Electric Highway Tour, Rockie will support his new label mate Meek Mill for a handful of tour dates on the Dreamchasers tour in August which includes a date in New York at Irving Plaza on August 27TH.
Meek Mill Dreamchasers support dates:
- 8/8 Los Angeles, CA House Of Blues
- 8/16 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
- 8/17 Chicago, IL House Of Blues
- 8/18 Detroit, MI St. Andrews
- 8/20 Cleveland, OH House Of Blues
- 8/27 New York, NY Irving Plaza
Electric Highway Tour Headline Dates:
- 8/30 Annapolis, MD The Whiskey
- 8/31 Vienna, VA Jammin' Java
- 9/4 Richmond, VA Kingdom
- 9/5 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
- 9/6 Wilmington, NC Soapbox
- 9/8 Atlanta, GA Vinyl
- 9/13 New Orleans, LA Hookah
- 9/15 Austin, TX Lamberts
- 9/16 Houston, TX House of Blues
- 9/18 Dallas, TX House of Blues
- 9/21 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad
- 9/22 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
- 9/23 Tempe, AZ Club Red
- 9/24 West Hollywood, CA Key Club
- 9/25 Pomona, CA The Glass House
- 9/27 Sacramento, CA Sole Collective
- 10/2 Seattle, WA Barboza
- 10/3 Vancouver, BC Fortune Sound Club
- 10/9 Denver, CO Marquis Theater
- 10/10 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
- 10/11 Urbana, IL University of Illinois
- 10/18 Milwaukee, WI University of Wisconsin
- 10/21 Chicago, IL Metro
- 10/24 Pittsburgh, PA Shadow Lounge10/26 Detroit, MI Shelter
Rockie announced on MTV earlier this month that he's finishing work on his next mixtape project, Electric Highway, that will contain all original music. He's aiming to release Electric Highway while on his national tour this Fall.