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Musical icon Lil Wayne makes stop in Atlanta with ‘Welcome To Tha Carter’ tour

ATLANTA — Five-time Grammy award-winning rapper Lil Wayne is bringing the ‘Welcome To Tha Carter’ tour to Atlanta.

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The hip-hop heavyweight, born Dwayne Carter Jr., has arguably been considered “one of the best-selling artists of all time.” He’s sold over 100 million records worldwide with 25 million albums and 90 million digital track sold just in the United States.

The 28-city tour kicks off this spring beginning April 4 in Minneapolis, Minn. and ending in Los Angeles, Calif. on May 13.

There will be multiple stops in between, including Atlanta at the Tabernacle on Apr. 22.

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The news comes just before The Recording Academy’s Black Music Collective pre-Grammy event.

According to the release, the musical icon is set to receive the Global Impact Award for his personal and professional achievements in the music industry.

The chart-topping artist is also the first artist to surpass Elvis Presley with the most entries on the Billboard Hot 100, the release states.

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Tickets for the tour will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Feb. 3 and can be purchased here.

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