Kendrick Lamar and SZA are coming to Detroit

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Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and more will perform at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Wed., June 13 as part of Top Dawg Entertainment's Championship Tour. - PHOTO COURTESY OF THE 5TH ELEMENT MAGAZINE.
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  • Kendrick Lamar, SZA, and more will perform at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Wed., June 13 as part of Top Dawg Entertainment's Championship Tour.

This morning, Top Dawg Entertainment announced a star-studded summer tour that will make a stop in metro Detroit.

The Championship Tour will bring together the label's biggest names including Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, and Lance Skiiiwalker, with more to be announced. The tour includes a stop at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston on Wednesday, June 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the show will be available for $39.50 for lawn seats and $49.50, $89.50, and $149.50 in the pavilion. Sales begin on Friday, Jan. 26 at noon and can be purchased at 313Presents.com, LiveNation.com, the Fox Theatre, and Little Caesars Arena box offices and Ticketmaster.com.

Both Kendrick Lamar and SZA dominated in 2017, releasing albums that topped the charts, ruled the radio, and received critical acclaim. Lamar's DAMN. album is nominated for seven Grammy awards, including album of the year. SZA's Ctrl album received five nominations, including best new artist. They also received nods in our best music of 2017 list.

More recently, Lamar and SZA have teamed up for "All the Stars," the lead single from the Lamar-produced Black Panther soundtrack. Listen to their track here:

Anthony Spak is an editorial intern with the
Metro Times and a recent graduate of Oakland University’s journalism program. Spak spends most of his time in Detroit playing music or eating gyros at Golden Fleece.