(Billboard) – Snoop Dogg performs during his “25th Anniversary of Doggystyle” tour at ORACLE Arena on April 19, 2019 in Oakland, Calif.
Rap legend Snoop Dogg has announced additional U.S. and European tour dates in support of his 17th album, I Wanna Thank Me, released on Aug. 16 via Doggystyle Records/Empire.
The nine new January dates extend the previously announced December tour that longtime g-funk friend Warren G for the run along with RJMRLA and Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth. The I Wanna Thank Me tour is powered by Snoop Dogg’s newest live entertainment company, Bobby Dee Presents.
I Wanna Thank Me celebrates Snoop’s nearly three decades in the game since being discovered by Dr. Dre in 1992, during which he’s released 21 songs that have charted on the Billboard Hot 100 and landed three No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200. His latest album is named after his acceptance speech while receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, during which he credited himself for his longevity and success in the music business.
Snoop Dogg Talks New Album ‘I Wanna Thank Me’: ‘There’s a Message Behind This Project’
“I want to thank me for believing in me,” he said during the 2018 ceremony. “I want to thank me for doing all this hard work. I wanna thank me for taking no days off, I wanna thank me for never quitting.”
Snoop Dogg’s I Wanna Thank Me tour kicks off on Dec. 2 with a previously announced sold-out show at the Fillmore in San Francisco, with new dates beginning Jan. 17 at The Dome at Oakdale in Wallingford, Connecticut and plays through a Jan. 26 date at the Fillmore in Detriot. He then heads to Europe to perform at Arena Dublin on April 9 before heading to the U.K. for five more shows, including an April 15 concert at the O2 Arena.