Del The Funky Homosapien Hits The Road

By Ronnie Gamble  |  02/29/2008

Hieroglyphics member, Del The Funky Homosapien, has announced a string of tour dates in support of his soon to be release solo album, Eleventh Hour.

The dates, which begin on March 13, includes two performances at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival in Austin, Texas.

The West Coast rapper will kick things off with two sure shows on Thursday (March 13) -- first opening for indie rock hotshots Spoon in a free outdoor event at Lady Bird Lake Stage and later that night taking the stage at the Def Jux showcase alongside fellow Jukies Dizzee Rascal, El-P, and more at The Scoot Inn.

From there, he'll hit the road for a March 20th appearance on the MySpace stage at Atlanta's A3C Festival before a string of shows up the East Coast culminating in a March 26th performance at New York's Highline Ballroom.

Del also recently premiered a video for the first single from Eleventh Hour. His video, "Workin It," premiered Monday (February 25) on mtvU's "The LAB."

The album, Del's long anticipated eighth studio album, hits stores on March 11th via Definitive Jux Records.

Tour dates are as follows:

03/13 - Austin, TX @ Lady Bird Lake(Riverside Dr & S 1st St)
03/13 - Austin TX @ SCOOT INN (SXSW) 11 PM
03/20 - Atlanta, GA @ A3C Festival
03/21 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle
03/22 - Richmond, VA @ Toad's Place
03/23 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
03/26 - NYC, NY @ Highline Ballroom