SZA Announces Ctrl Tour with Special Guests Smino and Ravyn Lenae

The alternative R&B queen that has been speaking to all of our lost inner twenty-something selves these past few weeks, SZA has announced the tour that will be supporting her debut full-length effort Ctrl. Ctrl has been on repeat for new listeners and longtime fans alike and now the TDE First Lady is hitting the road with 44 tour dates starting in the summer and lasting well into the winter.

The singer-songwriter who has risen to prominence since dropping the long-awaited insight into her mind, Ctrl, shared tour dates and the fact that she would be joined with up and comers Smino and Ravyn Lenae who have made 2017 theirs with critically acclaimed sounds of their own.

The national Ctrl tour will kick off on August 16 with Richmond, Virginia as its first stop. The dates run all the way through December 17, concluding in St. Louis where the songbird and one of her openers Smino are originally from. Cities that the tour will touch down in include DC, Toronto, Boston, Brooklyn, Philly, Chicago, Denver, Portland, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami, Charlotte, and New York.

SEE YOU SOON @sageaflocka

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In addition to that, SZA, in very chillwave fashion, also shared some animated illustrations that no doubt encompass the vibe that her first national tour will give to concertgoers.

HERE WE GOO! ☺ @artbabygirl

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Recently, SZA performed a melodic hybrid of her two singles “Love Galore” and “The Weekend” at the 2017 BET Awards. Watch her sway and slay here.

Ctrl the tour is sure to be the vibiest tour ever.

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Sheriden Chanel is a twenty-something writer, Beyoncé enthusiast, and lover of all things visual art. Keep up with her and her musings on social via @indiebyline.