J.I.D

SECOND SHOW ANNOUNCED DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND
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“One of the best traditional lyricists of his generation” – Rolling Stone

MELBOURNE, AU (Jan 16, 2019) – Having sold out his debut Australian headline show in just a matter of hours the East Atlanta rapper J.I.D has confirmed a second and final show at Melbourne’s Max Watts on Friday, March 1 due to overwhelming demand!

Final tickets go on sale at 12pm Friday, January 18. For complete tour and ticket information, visit: livenation.com.au.

Growing up on a mix of his parents’ collection of classic funk and soul LPs, J.I.D first appeared on the Atlanta hip-hop scene with his debut EP “Dicaprio” in 2015. After a stint at Hampton University playing football, J.I.D hooked up with fellow MCs as part of the Spillage Village collective – eventually making the move to drop out of college and focus solely on music. In 2014 he set off on tour with EarthGang, Bas, and Ab-Soul – this allowed J.I.D to craft his skills, and a year later he recorded and dropped the “DiCaprio” EP, which saw him team up with a host of producers, as well as EarthGang.

Following up as a sequel to his 2015 SoundCloud EP, J.I.D’s sophomore album “Dicaprio 2” features a star-studded list of collaborators and producers, including 6LACK, A$AP Ferg, Joey Bada$$, Ella Mai, J.Cole and even features one of the last tracks ever produced by Mac Miller – out now on J. Cole’s label, Dreamville. Bringing back the three-verse structure, the mixtape structured album is a sheer skill-display – showing off how far his songwriting skill has grown since his debut album, “The Never Story” in 2017.

Last seen touring Australia in 2017 on J. Cole’s 4 Your Eyez Only tour, this will be your only chance to catch a glimpse of J.I.D’s dexterous, fired-up flow while on tour for Perth’s recently expanded rap and bass-heavy Hidden festival.

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Press Releases

TOUR ANNOUNCE: EAST ATLANTA RAPPER J.I.D ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE MELBOURNE HEADLINE SHOW
05/12/18
TOUR UPDATE: DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND J.I.D ANNOUNCES SECOND MELBOURNE SHOW
16/01/19

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