Black Milk Announces US dates for Rebellion Tour with live band Nat Turner

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With the release of instrumental LP The Rebellion Sessions, rapper/producer Black Milk and live band Nat Turner will be headed back to the U.S. for The Rebellion Tour in June. Currently playing shows in Europe, Black Milk and Nat Turner will be performing select tunes from The Rebellion Sessions in addition to songs from Black Milk’s extensive catalog.

As one of the most prodigious and versatile talents in the world of Hip-Hop, Black Milk enlisted his powerhouse live band Nat Turner (Aaron “Ab” Abernathy on keys, Malik Hunter on bass, and Zebulun “Z” Horton on drums) for The Rebellion Sessions, which he calls “a fusion of Jazz and Funk orchestrated from a Hip-Hop producer’s standpoint." The project was met by critical acclaim, with Pitchfork calling it "a raw and unhindered affair that brings to mind organic hip-hop experimenters like Dilla and A Tribe Called Quest." The Rebellion Sessions at times recalls the works of Fela Kuti, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Sly & The Family Stone, D’Angelo, and Robert Glasper, while building off Black Milk and Nat Turner’s incredible live show, honed over the course of years and more than 90 shows played worldwide in 2015 alone.

Announcing the project last month via The FADER, Black Milk and Nat Turner shared the non-album vocal mix of "The Rebel," featured on the instrumental album as "4 Blacks." Lead single “The Knock” debuted via AFROPUNK, who noted that the track “cuts straight to the point, opening with a pleasant and steady stream of afro-beat-laden jazz rhythms which are adorned with ambiguous and complimentary backing vocals.” Currently, Black Milk and Nat Turner are on The Rebellion Tour in Europe, and will begin the U.S. leg of the tour starting June 15.

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The Rebellion Tour Dates:
6/15/2016 Pittsburgh - Spirit
6/16/2016 Philadelphia - Johnny Brenda's
6/17/2016 New York Studio - The Studio at Webster Hall
6/18/2016 Burlington - Signal Kitchen
6/19/2016 Buffalo - Iron Works
6/22/2016 Minneapolis - 7th St Entry
6/23/2016 Milwaukee - Cactus Club
6/24/2016 Nashville - Foobar
6/25/2016 Atlanta - Aisle 5
6/27/2016 Asheville - The Mothlight
6/28/2016 Charlotte - Snug Harbor
6/30/2016 DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
7/08/2016 Lansing - Common Ground Festival
7/09/2016 Chicago - Subterranean
7/25/2016 San Diego - Soda Bar
7/26/2016 Santa Ana - Underground
7/27/2016 Las Vegas - Beauty Bar
7/28/2016 San Francisco - Brick & Mortar
7/29/2016 Los Angeles - The Echoplex
7/30/2016 Fresno - Summer Sweat Festival
7/31/2016 Sacramento - Harlow's
8/01/2016 Portland - Doug Fir
8/02/2016 Boise - Neurolux
8/03/2016 Denver - The Other Side
8/04/2016 Albuquerque - Sister Bar
8/06/2016 Phoneix - Monarch Theatre

Tickets: blackmilk.biz/tours

The Rebellion Sessions can be purchased on CD and is available for pre-order on vinyl: https://blackmilk.bandcamp.com/album/the-rebellion-sessions

Stream and purchase The Rebellion Sessions on Bandcamp: https://blackmilk.bandcamp.com/album/the-rebellion-sessions

Stream The Rebellion Sessions on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6WoHpfnPOr4ES4YTXsxcJs

Purchase The Rebellion Sessions on iTunes: https://itun.es/us/KVo_ab