Jurassic 5, Talib Kweli To Join Dilated Peoples On Tour

The headlining rappers cancel three shows, add four.

Black Star's

COLOR="#003163">Talib Kweli and the

COLOR="#003163">Jurassic 5 will hook up with

COLOR="#003163">Dilated Peoples on that group's May tour, which

added four dates through June 1.

L.A..'s Dilated Peoples also have canceled shows in Milwaukee, Cincinnati and Baltimore

and changed venues in several major cities, including New York and Salt Lake City.

Talib Kweli will join the rappers on every stop in May, except at Liquid Joe's in Salt

Lake City and S.O.B's in New York. Jurassic 5 will meet up with the tour May 4 in St.

Louis and May 5 in Lawrence, Kan.

Dilated Peoples will perform songs from their debut album, The Platform, due

May 23. The LP will feature appearances from B-Real of Cypress Hill,


COLOR="#003163">Tha Alkaholiks and

COLOR="#003163">Aceyalone. The album's title track (

HREF="http://media.addict.com/music/Dilated_Peoples/The_Platform.ram">RealAudio excerpt) was released in February and is at #27 on Billboard's Top Rap Singles chart.

Talib Kweli has recently joined up with DJ Hi-Tek to release Train of Thought in May. The Jurassic 5's new single,

"Quality Control," will be released May 12, and the group will join the Vans Warped tour with

Green Day and the

COLOR="#003163">Long Beach Dub All-Stars this summer.

Dilated Peoples tour dates:

May 1; Salt Lake City, Utah; Liquid Joe's

May 2; Boulder, Colo.; Fox Theatre (with Talib Kweli)

May 4; St. Louis, Mo.; Galaxy (with Talib Kweli, Jurassic 5)

May 5; Lawrence, Kan.; Granada (with Talib Kweli, Jurassic 5)

May 6; Minneapolis, Minn.; Quest Club (with Talib Kweli)

May 8; Chicago, Ill.; Double Door (with Talib Kweli)

May 9; Detroit, Mich.; St. Andrews (with Talib Kweli)

May 11; Atlanta, Ga.; Masquerade (with Talib Kweli)

May 12; Charlotte, N.C.; Tremont Music Hall (with Talib Kweli)

May 14; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club (with Talib Kweli)

May 15; Philadelphia, Pa.; Theater of Living Arts (with Talib Kweli)

May 16; Boston, Mass.; Axis (with Talib Kweli)

May 18; Toronto, Ontario; Opera House (with Talib Kweli)

May 19; New York, N.Y.; SOB's

May 20; Providence, R.I.; Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel (with Talib Kweli)

May 23; Los Angeles, Calif.; El Rey Theatre (with Talib Kweli)

May 26; San Jose, Calif.; The Usual (with Talib Kweli)

May 30; Portland, Ore.; Roseland Theatre (with Talib Kweli)

May 31; Seattle, Wash.; Aro Space (with Talib Kweli)

June 1; Vancouver, British Columbia; Sonar (with Talib Kweli)