Drake

Drake is set to hit he road, as he gears up for the release of his next album later this year, entitled Nothing Was The Same.

The rapper announced his 41-city North American tour this week, which kicks off on September 25th at Portland’s Rose Garden Arena, and will feature rising R&B star Miguel, who will support on all dates and feature special guests including rapper Future.

The tour will continue through late November, making stops through Canada, as well as Kansas City, Chicago, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Brooklyn, Miami, and Oakland with a final stop at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on November 25th.

Nothing Was The Same follows Drake’s critically acclaimed selling, Take Care, which earned him his first Grammy for “Best Rap Album” and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in 2011.

Tickets for various dates will go on sale later this week, at LiveNation.com and TicketMaster.com.

Below are confirmed tour dates:

9/25 – Portland, OR @ Rose Garden Arena
9/26 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
9/27 – Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
9/29 – Calgary, AB @ Scotiabank Saddledome
9/30 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
10/02 – Saskatoon, SK @ Credit Union Centre
10/03 – Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
10/05 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
10/06 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
10/08 – Saint Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
10/09 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
10/11 – Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
10/12 – Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
10/13 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
10/15 – Columbus, OH @ Schottenstein Center
10/16 – Buffalo, NY @ First Niagara Center
10/18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ CONSOL Energy Center
10/19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center
10/21 – Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre
10/22 – Ottawa, ON @ Scotiabank Place
10/26 – Hartford, CT @ XL Center
10/27 – Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center
10/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center
10/30 – Boston, MA @ TD Garden
10/31 – Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
11/02 – Charlotte, NC @ Time Warner Cable Arena
11/03 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
11/05 – Miami, FL @ AmericanAirlines Arena
11/06 – Tampa, FL @ Tampa Bay Times Forum
11/07 – Atlanta, GA @ Philips Arena
11/09 – New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Arena
11/10 – Dallas, TX @ American Airlines Center
11/12 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
11/13 – Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
11/16 – Phoenix, AZ @ US Airways Center
11/18 – Sacramento, CA @ Sleep Train Arena
11/19 – Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
11/21 – Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center
11/22 – Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
11/24 – San Diego, CA @ Viejas Arena
11/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ STAPLES Center