The Legendary Hieroglyphics Announce Added Dates For “Freshly Dipped Tour”


(June 27, 2008 – Brooklyn, NY) To ring in their 10th anniversary as an independent label and hip-hop collective, Hieroglyphics announced details for the second leg of their massive North American fashion and music expo that will span from mid-summer into fall. Twelve dates have been added to the 3-month long tour. The Freshly Dipped Tour celebrates Hiero Imperium’s prolific past ten years as indie hip-hop trailblazers and looks ahead to their expansion into the fashion industry and their continuing role of bringing both classic and new West Coast hip-hop artists to the masses.

Combining elements of fashion and music, The Freshly Dipped Tour will feature Hiero Imperium’s stable of artists as well as their brand-new lifestyle line ( Available at the shows will be a selection of Hiero Jeans denim and shirts as well a copies of Souls of Mischief emcee Opio’s new album, Vulture’s Wisdom, Volume One, and a limited edition Freshly Dipped Tour 7″.

The Lineup:

Hieroglyphics: Souls of Mischief (Tajai, A Plus, Phesto, Opio), Casual, Pep Love, and Domino. Opio’s new album Vulture’s Wisdom, Volume One in stores in July

Blue Scholars: MassLine/ Rawkus. New album to be released June 2007, new EP Butter & Gun$ out now. Video and single for “Loyalty” in rotation on MTVu

Prince Ali: Eye 5/Hiero Imperium. New album Curb Side Service in stores now. Video for “The Majors feat. Casual, Planet Asia and Keith Murray” in rotation on MTV and BET

Musab: Rhymesayers Entertainment Founder, Hiero Imperium. New album Slicks Box in stores now

Knobody: Bumpin Muzic, Hiero Imperium. Album Tha Clean-Up in stores now


Fri-Jul-11 Pomona, CA Glasshous

Sat-Jul-12 Los Angeles, CA El Rey

Sun-Jul-13 San Diego, CA Belly Up

Tue-Jul-15 Tempe, AZ Clubhouse

Wed-Jul-16 Flagstaff, AZ Orpheum

Thu-Jul-17 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine

Fri-Jul-18 Dallas, TX Granada

Sat-Jul-19 Austin, TX Emo’s

Sun-Jul-20 New Orleans, LA Parrish

Tue-Jul-22 Orlando, FL Social-Late Show

Wed-Jul-23 Atlanta, GA Masq

Thu-Jul-24 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle

Fri-Jul-25 Charleston, SC The Music Farm

Sat-Jul-26 Wilmington, NC Soapbox

Sun-Jul-27 Virginia Beach, VA Steppin Out

Tue-Jul-29 Baltimore, MD Bedrock

Wed-Jul-30 West Chester, PA The Note

Thu-Jul-31 New York City, NY Highline

Sun-Aug-03 Burlington, VT Higher Ground

Tue-Aug-05 Ottawa, ON Babylon

Wed-Aug-06 Toronto, ON Mod Club

Thu-Aug-07 London, ON The Salt Lounge

Fri-Aug-08 Ann Arbor, MI Blind Pig

Sat-Aug-09 Columbus, OH Skullys

Sun-Aug-10 Chicago, IL Abbey Pub

Tue-Aug-12 Madison, WI High Noon

Wed-Aug-13 Minneapolis, MN First Ave-Early Show

Thu-Aug-14 Omaha, NE Waiting Room

Fri-Aug-15 Boulder, CO Fox Theater

Sat-Aug-16 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge

Thu-Sep-18 San Francisco, CA Fillmore Theater

Fri-Sep-19 Chico, CA Senator Theatre

Sat-Sep-20 Sacramento, CA Colonial Theatre

Mon-Sep-22 Bend, OR Midtown

Tue-Sep-23 Eugene, OR Mcdonald Theatre

Wed-Sep-24 Portland, OR Roseland

Fri-Sep-26 Seattle, WA Showbox Market

Sat-Sep-27 Seattle, WA Showbox Market

Sun-Sep-28 Vancouver, BC CanadaRichard’s on Richards

Mon-Sep-29 Victoria, MB Element

Wed-Oct-01Reno, NV New Oasis

Thu-Oct-02 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst