Why is Blink-182 Going on Tour with Lil Wayne?

Why is Blink-182 Going on Tour with Lil Wayne?

Blink-182 had a special announcement for their fans on Monday which included news about their upcoming tour.

By: Brandon Sims

 
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The band will be hitting the road this Summer with Lil Wayne and Welsh pop-punk outfit Neck Deep. Blink shared a video on Facebook that features none other than Lil Wayne assisting in the lead vocals. In the video, the rapper can be seen splitting vocal duties with fellow singer and bassist Mark Hoppus, bouncing back and forth between “What’s My Age Again” and “A Milli”.

While some people have mentioned their excitement for two-for-one night of nostalgia, blink’s decision to team up with Lil Wayne has been met with some disdain from fans long-time fans. The vast majority of comments on social media range from outright disgust to utter confusion.

Naturally, people were quick to reference founding band member, Tom DeLonge, who parted ways with blink in 2015.

Whether or not you agree with blink’s decision to team with Lil Wayne, it sure will make for an interesting show.

Check out their tour schedule below:

6-27 Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena

06-29 Hartford, CT, XFINITY Theatre

06-30 Atlantic City, NJ - Vans Warped Tour

07-01 Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center

07-03 Indianapolis, IN - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

07-05 Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Stadium

07-06 Burgettstown, PA - KeyBank Pavilion

07-07 Toronto, ON - Budweiser Stage

07-09 Holmdel, NJ - P.N.C. Bank Arts Center

07-10 Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center

07-11 Bristow, VA - Jiffy Lube Live

07-13 Bangor, ME - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

07-16 Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center

07-17 Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Amphitheatre

07-20 Virginia Beach, VA - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater

07-21 Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion

07-23 Charlotte, NC - PNC Music Pavilion

07-25 West Palm Beach, FL - Coral Sky Amphitheatre

07-26 Tampa, FL - MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre

07-27 Atlanta, GA - Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood

07-29 Jacksonville, FL - Daily's Place

07-31 Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

08-01 Austin, TX - Austin360 Amphitheater

08-02 Dallas, TX - The Dos Equis Pavilion

08-04 El Paso, TX - Don Haskins Center

08-05 Phoenix, AZ - Ak-Chin Pavilion

08-07 San Diego, CA - North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

08-08 Los Angeles, CA - The Forum

08-27 Irvine, CA - FivePoint Amphitheatre

08-30 Portland, OR - Sunlight Supply Amphitheater

08-31 Seattle, WA - White River Amphitheatre

09-02 Salt Lake City, UT - USANA Amphitheatre

09-04 Denver, CO - Pepsi Center

09-06 Wichita, KS - Hartman Arena

09-07 Council Bluffs, IA - Stir Cove

09-08 Kansas City, MO - Providence Medical Center Amphitheater

09-10 Detroit, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre

09-13 Chicago, IL - Riot Fest

09-14 St. Louis, MO - Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

09-16 Cincinnati, OH - Riverbend Music Center