Since his late 2010 release from prison, Lil Wayne has not wasted any time ascending back to the top of the hip-hop food chain. With his new single '6 Foot 7 Foot' already dominating charts, the Grammy winning Cash Money/Young Money MC has announced details and dates for his 2011 North American I Am Music II arena tour.

Joining Lil Wayne on the high profile 25-city trek, which will kick-off in Buffalo, N.Y. on March 18 at the HSBC Arena, is platinum protégé Nicki Minaj, hip-hop heavy weight Rick Ross and the powerhouse duo of acclaimed drummer Travis Barker & legendary turntablist Mixmaster Mike.

Tickets for the Lil Wayne-headlined tour will be available through LiveNation.com starting the weekend of Feb. 4, 2011. Wayne is set to release his much-anticipated album 'The Carter IV' sometime this spring.

I Am Music II tour dates:

3/18: Buffalo, N.Y., HSBC Arena

3/19: Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Arena

3/20: Baltimore, Md., First Mariner Arena

3/23: Hampton, Va., Hampton Coliseum

3/24: Cleveland, Ohio, Quicken Loans Arena

3/26: Philadelphia, Penn., Wells Fargo Center

3/27: Long Island, N.Y., Nassau Coliseum

3/30: University Park, Penn., Bryce Jordan Center

4/1: Chicago, Ill., United Center

4/2: Detroit, Mich., The Palace of Auburn Hills

4/3: Washington, D.C., Verizon Center

4/6: Miami, Fla., Bank Atlantic Center

4/8: Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum

4/9: Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena

4/10: St. Louis, Mo,. Scottrade Center

4/14: New Orleans, La., New Orleans Arena

4/15: Dallas, Texas, American Airlines Arena

4/16: Houston, Texas, Toyota Center

4/19: Phoenix, Ariz., US Airways Arena

4/23: Anaheim, Calif., Honda Center

4/24: Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena

4/26: Sacramento, Calif., ARCO Arena

4/28: Edmonton, Canada, Rexall Place

4/29: Vancouver, Canada, Rogers Arena

5/01: East Rutherford, N.J., Bamboozle Festival at Meadowlands Arena

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