Tickets on Sale Thursday, April 20 at 2:22 p.m.

LAS VEGAS (April 19, 2023) – BaduWorld, Inc. announced today Erykah Badu, GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter and performance artist, is hitting the road on her nationwide "Unfollow Me" Tour, along with hip-hop’s most introspective and insightful artist yasiin bey. The predominantly arena concerts, which are produced by Outback Presents and promise an out-of-this-world, surrealist atmosphere, will touch down in 25 cities throughout the U.S. between June 11, 2023 AD, and July 23, 2023 AD. The tour will make a stop at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Friday, June 16.

Tickets go on sale to the general public Thursday, April 20 at 2:22 p.m. PT at For more information about the tour, visit

Please note that yasiin bey no longer goes by the moniker ‘Mos Def’, nor has he for many years, and as such Consolidated Options Limited only permits him to be billed and promoted as “yasiin bey”, ALWAYS in all lower-case lettering. It is expressly and implicitly agreed that collaborators or media outlets do not use the name “Mos Def” (a United States federally registered trademark the license of which to use is NOT granted) in the promotion and marketing of any performance, appearance or participation unless otherwise approved. Likewise, he requests that the acronym or phrase ‘Professionally Known As’ or ‘PKA’ anything similar not be used. By extension, any publication, promotion, marketing campaign or other public media outlet wishing to use the expression ‘FKA’ (formerly known as) or variations thereof, please seek expressed permission from Consolidated Options Limited before posting, [printing] or publication. Contact:

About Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu is a powerful creative force who transcends music, film, and fashion. She is renowned for her songwriting, singing, and production skills as well as for her capacity to heal, promote female wellness, challenge oppressive structures, and uphold the values of her Afrocentric and Black Feminist roots. Her imaginative blend of soul, funk, hip-hop, jazz, and gospel has earned her multiple awards and praise since the release of her debut album, Baduizm (1997), continuing through her fifth release, New Amerykah Part Two: Return Of The Ankh (2010), plus every mixtape, soundtrack, single, video, and musical collaboration in between. Forever the innovator, she established a livestream company, revolutionized home concerts, and launched an online exchange called—all in response to COVID. Recently, Badu’s cannabis accessory brand, Apple Trees, collaborated with the international cannabis lifestyle brand, Cookies, to introduce That Badu, a premium line of cannabis. Badu’s fashion influence has always been a natural extension of her artistry. From her appearances at Fashion Week and the MET Gala to her numerous magazine covers and her capsule collection with luxury brand Marni, Badu’s music, art, healing, and eclectic fashion statements have made her a cultural icon like no other. To fans and followers who may look to her as a leader and a source of inspiration, eagerly awaiting her next release, both in music and in the market, she says, "Don’t follow me; chart your own path."

About yasiin bey      
yasiin bey is a Brooklyn-born multimedia artist who has been working professionally since 1987. He has appeared in numerous stage and film productions during his career and is well regarded amongst his peers and audiences alike. He is a founding member of the musical duo Black Star with Talib Kweli, who released their seminal self-titled debut in 1998 which was followed by his own solo debut under the moniker Mos Def™?, Black On Both Sides in 1999, both regarded as pivotal contributions to contemporary culture. The editors of listed him as the 14th greatest rapper on their "50 Greatest Rappers of All Time’’ list.

He is a nominee and recipient of numerous awards, including an Obie Award for his work in the Suzan Lori Parks play ”F***ing A”. He received Emmy™ and Golden Globe™ nominations for his portrayal of Dr. Vivien Thomas in “Something The Lord Made,” and several GRAMMY nominations for his albums, The New Danger and The Ecstatic. He was also awarded a Peabody for his work as a producer and host of “Def Poetry Jam ’’among others.

In 2019, Mr. bey made his debut as visual artist with his Brooklyn Museum exhibition “Negus,” which featured works from Julie Mehretu, Ala Ebtekar, a collaboration with Jose Parla, as well as a large-scale textile mural by Mr. bey entitled “Pleasant.” The exhibition also featured his latest solo musical offering “Negus,” a performance piece, produced by Lord Tusk and Steven Julien.  He is currently preparing a new slate of works as well as collaborating with the esteemed painter Anuar Khalifi. Mr. bey is represented by The Third Line Gallery in Dubai.

More recently yasiin bey has worked with long-time collaborators Dave Chappelle and Talib Kweli to create “The Midnight Miracle,” a podcast released on Luminary bringing the three together in a new genre of audio encompassing music, conversation, debate and notable guests. The program is regarded by many as a watershed moment in podcasting, with the New York Times remarking “Unpredictable … borderline hypnotic … the world’s most interesting dinner party.”

In 2022, with Talib Kweli, they released a new, long-awaited Black Star album, No Fear of Time, produced by Madlib, on the podcasting platform Luminary.

About Outback Presents
Outback Presents is the leading independent, full-service promoter of live entertainment. From their home base in Nashville, Tenn., Outback Presents specializes in producing music and comedy shows, tours and festivals across North America and connecting their diverse roster of artists with their fans. For more information, visit

About Michelob ULTRA Arena
The Michelob ULTRA Arena is a multi-purpose arena home to World Championship Boxing, premier concerts and special events. With seating for as many as 12,000, the entertainment venue, which was renovated in 2018, offers excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Michelob ULTRA Arena is home to WNBA team, the Las Vegas Aces, the city’s first professional basketball team. Prominent events have included concerts such as Justin Timberlake, KISS, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alejandro Fernandez and David Foster & Friends. World championship boxing events have featured fighters including Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley and Bernard Hopkins. The Michelob ULTRA Arena also has been home to multiple Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events, the annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction and the Latin Billboard Music Awards.




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