Raphael Saadiq just announced his first headline tour dates in several years. The Oscar-nominated and Grammy-winning musician and producer will head out on a seven-city run including headline shows in NYC, Boston, Philadelphia and more, and a performance at Chicago’s Pitchfork Festival (read ‘The Meaning of Soul Music According to Raphael Saadiq’ via the 2017 Pitchfork here). The dates come as he’s set to finish work on his anticipated fifth solo album and first since 2011’s Stone Rollin’. The upcoming shows follow 2017 performances as a headliner at Afropunk Brooklyn, a surprise appearance with A Tribe Called Quest at FYF Fest 2017, and several dates with Maxwell, among other shows. See all upcoming tour dates below and get tix this Friday, May 4 at 10am local time.
In addition to his own music, Raphael has been working on many high profile projects with other musicians. In the last year, he has worked with the likes of Chromeo, Justin Timberlake, Rick Ross, Little Dragon, and much more. In 2016, he also served as executive producer on Solange’s critically lauded album A Seat at the Table.
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