OMARION AND BOW WOW TO FACE OFF IN “THE MILLENNIUM TOUR 2020” WITH SPECIAL GUESTS ASHANTI, YING YANG TWINS, LLOYD, SAMMIE, PRETTY RICKY AND SOULJA BOY
HOUSTON, TEXAS – G-Squared Events proudly announces The Millennium Tour 2020 with Omarion, Bow Wow, Ashanti, Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, Pretty Ricky and Soulja Boy. The tour begins on February 29th in Louisville with stops in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, and more coming to a close on May 10th in Los Angeles. Other dates are expected to be announced.
After The Millennium Tour 2019 had a successful run of sellout performances in arenas across the county, fans validated that R&B reunion tours are in popular demand and left many yearning for more. On the heels of The Millennium Tour’s success, G-Squared Events announced plans on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, to return with The Millennium Tour next year. This time, Omarion will be joined by fellow Face Off collaborator Bow Wow to relive their joint project back in late 2007. The lineup is full of nostalgic fan favorites from the 2000’s including the Ying Yang
Twins, Lloyd, Sammie, Pretty Ricky, and Soulja Boy.
For the last 20 years, Omarion has been a force to be reckoned with in the entertainment industry. With hit songs such as “Post to Be,” the singer recently reflected on his unpredictable journey in the music industry. “2020 is my 20th year entertaining. Blood, Sweat & Tears. Always giving you the best that I got. Thank you for growing with me,” he wrote. In 2004, Omarion embarked on a solo career and released his debut album, “O” in 2005, which debuted a the top the Billboard 200 and received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 48 th Annual Grammy Awards. His second solo album, “21” (2006), contained the hit single “Ice Box” which reached
number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100. Omarion also has notable acting credits in films such as “You Got Served,” “Fat Albert,” “Somebody Help Me” and “The Proud Family Movie.”
Bow Wow is best known as a record-breaking child rapper known as Lil Bow Wow who captured the hearts of young girls worldwide. Bow Wow’s released his debut album, “Beware of Dog,” in 2000 with hit singles, “Bounce with Me” featuring Xscape, “Bow Wow (That’s My Name)” featuring Snoop Dogg, “Puppy Love” featuring Jagged Edge, and “Ghetto Girls.” Bow Wow also made his first movie appearance in “All About the Benjamins” in 2002 as a cameo. In the same year, Bow Wow made his debut as the lead role in “Like Mike.” He later began to undertake lead roles in movies, such as “Johnson Family Vacation” in 2004 and “Roll Bounce” in 2005. He also played a supporting role in the film “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” in 2006. Bow Wow also appeared in five episodes of the television series “Entourage.
Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, Ashanti, is the first woman to join the ultra-nostalgic tour. Before joining the tour, Ashanti was a special guest during Lloyd’s performances of their 2004 hit, “Southside.” With such a large and memorable discography, fans will be thrilled to hear some of the Grammy-winner’s biggest hits like “Foolish,” “Only U,” and recent releases like “Say Less” featuring Ty Dolla $ign and “Pretty Little Thing” featuring Afro B.
The Ying Yang Twins debuted in 2000 and rose to mainstream popularity in 2003 collaborating with Britney Spears on her album “In the Zone” and with Lil Jon on “Get Low.” In 2004 and 2005, Ying Yang Twins became more popular with party singles “Salt Shaker,” “Wait (The Whisper Song),” “Shake,” and “Badd.” In 2008, the duo released “The Official Work” mixtape. In 2009, they followed with their “Ying Yang Forever” mixtape. Three months later, the duo released “Legendary Status: Ying Yang Twins Greatest Hits.” The Ying Yang Twins were a fan favorite during The Millennium Tour 2019.
Lloyd is an R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor. Lloyd embarked on a solo career in 2003. In 2004, Lloyd released his solo debut single “Southside” and the single quickly charted on the US Billboard Hot 100 and became a Top 40 hit. Lloyd had a television acting role in 2005 on the UPN show “One on One” and in 2019 he debuted his film acting skills as Gregory Williams in TV One’s original biopic, “The Bobby Debarge Story.” In March 2019, Lloyd joined an all-star lineup of early-2000s artists for The Millennium Tour 2019, which quickly became one of the year’s most popular shows.
Sammie is best known his hit single, “I Like It”, from his debut album, “From the Bottom to the Top” (2000). After taking a hiatus from the music industry to focus on school, the singer graduated from at age 17 in 2005. His second studio album, “Sammie” (2006) debuted at number 42 on the Billboard 200 chart. The first single “You Should Be My Girl”, featuring YoungBloodz member Sean P, peaked at number 26 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, while the second single “Come with Me” peaked at number 23 on the same chart. In 2008, Sammie was featured on rapper Soulja Boy’s hit single “Kiss Me thru the Phone,” which peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2012, he co-wrote the song “Next Breath” for singer Tank’s fifth studio album, This Is How I Feel.
Returning to The Millennium Tour 2020 stage, Pretty Ricky hails from Miami, Florida. The group enjoyed its biggest success in the mid-2000s with their gold-selling albums “Bluestars” and “Late Night Special” and the platinum singles “Grind With Me” and “On The Hotline.”
Soulja Boy is an artist, record producer, actor and entrepreneur. In September 2007, his debut single “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” peaked at number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The single was initially self-published to the internet, and later became a number-one hit in the United States for seven non-consecutive weeks starting in September 2007.
The Millennium Tour 2020 Dates:
Sat, Feb 29, 2020 – Louisville, KY – KFC Yum! Center
Sun Mar 01, 2020 – Indianapolis, IN – Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Fri, Mar 06, 2020 – New York, NY – Hulu Theatre at MSG
Sat, Mar 07, 2020 – Philadelphia, PA – The Liacouras Center
Sun, Mar 08, 2020 – Washington DC (Fairfax, VA) – Eagle Bank Arena
Fri, Mar 13, 2020 – Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena
Sat, Mar 14, 2020 – Hampton, VA – Hampton Coliseum
Fri, Mar 20, 2020 – Pittsburgh, PA – Petersen Events Center
Sat, Mar 21, 2020 – Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
Sun, Mar 22, 2020 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
Fri, Mar 27, 2020 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
Sat, Mar 28, 2020 – Nashville, TN – Municipal Auditorium
Sun, Mar 29, 2020 – Memphis, TN – FedExForum
Fri, Apr 03, 2020 – Dallas, TX – The Theatre at Grand Prairie
Sat, Apr 04, 2020 – Houston, TX – Smart Financial Centre
Sun, Apr 05, 2020 – Baton Rouge, LA – Raising Cane’s River Center
Fri, Apr 10, 2020 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
Sat, Apr 11, 2020 – Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Coliseum
Sun, Apr 12, 2020 – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena
Fri, Apr 17, 2020 – Chicago, IL – Wintrust Arena
Sat, Apr 18, 2020 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
Sun, Apr 19, 2020 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
Fri, Apr 24, 2020 – St Louis, MO – Chaifetz Arena
Sat, Apr 25, 2020 – Cincinnati, OH – Heritage Bank Center
Sun, Apr 26, 2020 – Milwaukee, WI – Panther Arena
Fri, May 01, 2020 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
Sat, May 02, 2020 – Miami, FL – AmericanAirlines Arena
Sun, May 03, 2020 – Jacksonville, FL – Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena
Thu, May 07, 2020 – Fresno, CA – Selland Arena
Fri, May 08, 2020 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
Sat, May 09, 2020 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand
Sun, May 10, 2020 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
For more tour information visit GSquaredEvents.com
The Millennium Tour Instagram Artist Information
Bow Wow @shadmoss
Ying Yang Twins @therealyingyangtwins
Pretty Ricky @prettyricky
Soulja Boy @souljaboy
About G-Squared Events
Based in Houston, Texas, G-Squared Events produces high-quality live entertainment experiences with some of the world’s biggest performers including Charlie Wilson, B2K, Tyrese, Steve Harvey, Keith Sweat, and Brian McKnight. For over 20 years, G-Squared Events has leveraged data-driven insights with our event production expertise to deliver world-class events while earning enduring loyalty from our patrons, artists, and venue partners. G-Squared Events was recently recognized as one of the top independent promoters, at No. 30 on Pollstar’s Q2 ’19 Worldwide Top 100 Promoters chart. To learn more, visit www.GSquaredEvents.com.
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