PUSHA T’s KING PUSH – DARKEST BEFORE DAWN: THE PRELUDE OUT NOW ON G.O.O.D. MUSIC/DEF JAM RECORDINGS!Pusha T “DARKEST BEFORE DAWN” G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings
(Dec. 18, 2015 – New York, NY) Grammy®-nominated, multi-platinum artist and G.O.O.D. Music president Pusha T releases his eagerly awaited second solo album today, KING PUSH – DARKEST BEFORE DAWN: THE PRELUDE, the aptly-titled prequel to his hotly anticipated albumKING PUSH, to be released in 2016. Also premiering today at VEVO is the short film “Darkest Before Dawn”. View the film HERE.
Looking ahead to 2016, tickets for Pusha T’s headlining “Darkest Before Dawn” international tour are available today. The tour opens March 3rd at the Vogue Theatre in Vancouver, and wraps up on May 3rd in Warsaw, Poland. Tickets are available now at www.KingPush.com. (Please see complete itinerary below.)
In celebration of DARKEST BEFORE DAWN’s arrival, Pusha T will join Deadmau5 for tonight’s next installment of the Tidal X concert series at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Click HERE for concert details.
DARKEST BEFORE DAWN features collaborations with Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, Jill Scott,Khelani, The-Dream, and Beanie Siegel, with production by Timbaland, Q-Tip, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Hudson Mohawke, and Diddy. DARKEST BEFORE DAWN is the follow-up to My Name Is My Name, Pusha T’s critically acclaimed debut of 2013, which entered the Billboard Hip-Hop Album Chart at #2.
Last month, Pusha previewed DARKEST BEFORE DAWN for a select group at the launch of his sneaker collaboration with adidas. The Pusha T-designed adidas EQT “Black Market” was subsequently released on Black Friday, at sneaker boutiques across the country.
Pusha T was signed to G.O.O.D. Music (Getting Out Our Dreams) in 2010 by founder and 21-time Grammy Award®-winning superstar Kanye West. Since 2010, Pusha has garnered an impressive track record. He was featured that year on the RIAA platinum Top 10 single “Runaway,” from Kanye West’s classic RIAA platinum album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. In 2012, Pusha T took the lead on a number of tracks from Kanye’s influential Cruel Summer album, most notably the #1 triple-platinum “Mercy” (with Big Sean and 2 Chainz).
Pusha T has also become a sought after collaborator with EDM’s biggest names following the success of his 2014 track “Burial” with Yogi and Skrillex. Throughout 2015, Pusha T’s music has scored many of the biggest moments in film, television and commercials, providing the soundtrack for everything from adidas campaigns to HBO primetime shows to the VMAs.
Pusha T (born Terrence Thornton in the Bronx) emerged in the fertile hip-hop music scene centered in Virginia Beach, not far from where he grew up in Norfolk. In 1992, he and his brother Gene formed the much revered, platinum selling rap duo the Clipse.
PUSHA T DARKEST BEFORE DAWN TOUR 2016
Date City Venue
March 3 Vancouver, B.C. Vogue Theatre
4 Seattle, WA The Showbox
6 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom
8 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom
9 Los Angeles, CA Belasco Theater
12 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
14 Dallas, TX South Side Music Hall
15 Baton Rouge Varsity Theatre
17 Houston, TX Warehouse Live
18 New Orleans Republic NOLA
20 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works
21 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
22 Charlotte, NC Amos’ Southend
*23 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
25 Philadelphia, PA The Trocadero Theatre
26 New York, NY PlayStation Theater
29 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
30 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club
April 1 Montreal, Que. Club Soda
2 Toronto, Ont. The Danforth Music Hall
4 Royal Oak, MI Royal Oak Music Theatre
5 Chicago, IL The Vic
6 Minneapolis, MN Mill City Nights
25 Germany Berlin Kesselhaus
26 Paris, France Le Trianon
27 London, UK Koko
29 Amsterdam, NL Paradiso
30 Copenhagen,DK Vega
May 1 Stockholm, SE Debaser Medis
03 Warsaw, PL Palladium