WATCH: Jermaine Dupri Talks SoSoSummer 17 Tour ft. The Rap Game Stars

By Alvin Aqua Blanco

The third season of Lifetime reality series The Rap Game is in the books, so what now for the winner Nova and the rest of the contestants? The best of the best are prepping to go on the SoSoSummer 17 Tour to showcase their talents across the nation under the watchful eye of So So Def Records founder Jermaine Dupri.

The Atlanta Hip-Hop icon, and executive producer of The Rap Game, built a legendary career putting on youthful talent (see: Kriss Kross, Bow Wow)

“The goal of So So Def Summer is to really create my own industry,” explains JD.

He adds, “I’m providing an outlet for all of these kids. Regardless of if they won or not, they all get this opportunity. They all are working harder than they ever worked in their life now.”

The acts on the tour include Miss Mulatto (winner, Season 1), Mani (winner, Season 2), Lil Key, J.I. the Prince of NY, Nia Kay, Supa Peach, Nova (winner, Season 3), Deetranada and King Roscoe.

“Jermaine Dupri Presents: SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour” kicks off May 25 in Louisville at the Louisville Palace and will hit cities like Chicago, Baltimore, Cleveland and Charlotte before wrapping up June 25 in Dallas at Music Hall Fair Park. Tickets are on sale at

Check out all the dates below. See Jermaine Dupri speak about the tour in Hip-Hop Wired’s exclusive video above.

Jermaine Dupri Presents SoSoSUMMER 17 Tour

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