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VH1 "Honors" tour celebrates The Roots of hip-hop

VH1 "Honors" tour celebrates The Roots of hip-hop

VH1 is sending three hip-hop originals out on tour for the inaugural edition of the VH1 Hip Hop Honors tour, a spinoff of the network's Hip Hop Honors award show. Past honorees Headlining act MC Lyte and Big Daddy Kane will open all dates of the tour, while The Roots are headlining - though they've never been honored by the show, they were the house band for a while.
The Hip Hop Honors tour is set to start in San Francisco on September 13th, and will culminate in a whole "Hip Hop Honors Weekend" in early October. The Roots drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson is the acting music director for the whole shebang. Tour Dates after the jump.
The Roots lead VH1 'Honors' roll (Live Daily)

September 2007
13 - San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
14 - Anaheim, CA - House of Blues
15 - Los Angeles, CA - House of Blues
17 - Denver, CO - Paramount Theater
19 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
20 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
23 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues
24 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
27 - Norfolk, VA - The NorVa
29 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
30 - Baltimore, MD - Rams Head Live
October 2007
2 - Worcester, MA - Palladium
3 - Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory
5 - New York, NY - Nokia Theater
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