Hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar announces 2018 New Zealand tour dates

Hip-hop superstar Kendrick Lamar has today announced he will be touring New Zealand in July.

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize and twelve-time GRAMMY Award winner will play one show in Auckland and one in Dunedin in support of his fourth album DAMN.

Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 30, via

The Auckland show will be at Spark Arena on Thursday July 19, and the Dunedin show is at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Tuesday July 17.

Lamar has an strong history in the New Zealand charts, most recently with #2 hit on the soundtrack Black Panther: The Album.

Last year DAMN became Lamar's third album to surpass one million album sales in the US and earned him five GRAMMY Award wins from seven nominations.

Lamar has sold six million albums worldwide and has 13 billion Spotify streams.

Lamar will also be touring Australia as part of the sold-out Splendour in the Grass festival in Byron Bay.

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