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Lil Wayne To Launch I Am Music II Tour In March

Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Travis Barker and Mixmaster Mike join 24-city tour.

Lil Wayne is hitting the road this March for his I Am Music IITtour, the sequel to his [article id="1620998"]record-setting 2009 trek[/article] that grossed the superstar over $40 million.

On Monday (January 24), the New Orleans MC announced the outing, on which Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Travis Barker and Mixmaster Mike will join him as opening acts. The 24-city tour opens March 18 in Buffalo, New York, and will feature stops in Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Houston and Atlanta, among other locations.

Tickets go on sale February 4 through Live Nation.

After keeping a low profile since his release from prison late last year, [article id="1655384"]Weezy has returned his career[/article] to full throttle so far in 2011.

Earlier this month, he contributed to Nicki's "Roman's Revenge 2.0," and he filmed videos for his "6 Foot 7 Foot" and [article id="1656460"]DJ Khaled's "Welcome to My Hood."[/article]

The I Am Music II Tour dates, according to Cash Money Records:

» 3/18 - Buffalo, NY @ HSBC Arena

» 3/19 - Columbus, OH @ Nationwide Arena

» 3/20 - Baltimore, MD @ First Mariner Arena

» 3/23 - Hampton, VA @ Hampton Coliseum

» 3/24 - Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena

» 3/26 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center

» 3/27 - Long Island, NY @ Nassau Coliseum

» 3/30 - University Park, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center

» 4/1 - Chicago, IL @ United Center

» 4/2 - Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills

» 4/3 - Washington, D.C. @ Verizon Center

» 4/6 - Miami, FL @ Bank Atlantic Center

» 4/8 - Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum

» 4/9 - Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena

» 4/10 - St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center

» 4/14 - New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena

» 4/15 - Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Arena

» 4/16 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center

» 4/19 - Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Arena

» 4/23 - Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center

» 4/24 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena

» 4/26 - Sacramento, CA @ ARCO Arena

» 4/28 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place

» 4/29 - Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena