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Young Jeezy

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Atlanta-based Young Jeezy originally planned on having a background role in the music industry -- as a businessman, not as a rapper. Years before making his first Def Jam album -- Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, released in July 2005 -- he set up Corporate Thugz Entertainment and promoted Cash Money releases. From there, he branched out as a label boss and artist in his own right, releasing albums and mixtapes. Come Shop wit' Me, his independently distributed debut from 2003, allegedly sold more than 50,000 copies. As a member of Boyz N da Hood, he was behind a self-titled album (released just weeks before Let's Get It) that debuted in the Top Ten of the Billboard album chart. Driven by the hit "Soul Survivor," Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 eventually did even better, nestling at the number two spot in the Billboard 200. The Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102 followed in late 2006, and by that point, Jeezy had become one of the most prominent MCs; the album became his first number one smash. In 2007 he introduced his U.S.D.A. crew with the album Cold Summer, and then returned to his solo career a year later with the politically minded The Recession -- his second set to reach number one. In 2010 the single "Lose My Mind" announced the coming of his fourth major-label release. A diagnosis of Bell's palsy would shift the rapper's priorities, delaying the release of the album until late 2011 when TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition finally landed. Dropping the "Young" with only "Jeezy" on its cover, Seen It All: The Autobiography followed in 2014. The album featured the single "Me OK" along with guest appearances from Jay-Z, Rick Ross, and Future.

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Date Venue Location Tickets
02.28.17 House of Blues Chicago, IL US
03.01.17 Uptown Theater Kansas City, MO US
03.03.17 20 Monroe Live Grand Rapids, MI US
03.04.17 Egyptian Room at Old National Centre Indianapolis, IN US
03.07.17 House Of Blues Boston Boston, MA US
03.08.17 Toyota Oakdale Theatre Wallingford, CT US
03.09.17 The Fillmore Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA US
03.11.17 Irving Plaza New York, NY US
03.12.17 Irving Plaza New York, NY US
03.16.17 The Ritz Raleigh, NC US