Anuel AA announces fall tour, including Barclays Center
Latin trap trailblazer Anuel AA released his debut studio album Real Hasta la Muerte last year and he's kept going with a steady string of singles this year, including the recently released "China" (which samples Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me") with Daddy Yankee, Karol G, Ozuna, and J Balvin which has a video that you can watch below. He's about to wrap up his 'Real Hasta la Muerte Tour Part 2' in Texas this month, and he has also now announced the 'Emmanuel World Tour' with North American dates this fall.
The newly-added dates include a big Brooklyn show on December 12 at Barclays Center. Tickets for that show are on Ticketmaster presale now and the public on-sale starts Friday (7/26) at 10 AM. All dates are listed below.
Anuel also recently talked to XXL about sampling Shaggy, working with Meek Mill, and more:
Your new single, "China," samples Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me." Why did you choose that sample for your new song?
Anuel AA: I was trying to redo a classic for the club. I started listening to a lot of old songs. When I heard [“It Wasn’t Me”], I was like, That’s the one that was a big hit back in the day.
I remember [the song from] when I was a little kid. Everybody used to listen to that in the clubs. When I used to go with the big boys in my hood to the club, they put that song on and everybody used to go crazy. I was like, this gotta be the song. Shaggy used to work a lot with Spanish artists, so I already knew it wasn’t going to be a problem with the release.
How did you end up on Meek Mill's "Uptown Vibes"?
I knew Meek since six years ago, before I was famous. At that time, Ross had just signed me to develop my career. It was different, though, because they dominated the English industry, not the Spanish [industry]. That’s how I met Meek. I used to see him when he dropped “I’ma Boss,” all those Dreamchaser mixtapes. I came back to Puerto Rico and all of a sudden I just blew up, but I got locked up. And I didn’t know anything about none of them ’til I came out. Meek was like, “Yo, what’s up with dude? He blew up, I need him for a song.” And we just did it.
You can read more here.
Anuel AA -- 2019 Tour Dates
Jul 25 Hidalgo, TX State Farm Arena
Jul 26 Hidalgo, TX State Farm Arena
Jul 27 Laredo, TX Sames Auto Arena
Jul 28 San Antonio, TX Freeman Coliseum
Aug 09 Marbella, Spain Parque Comercial la Cañada
Aug 10 Almeria, Spain Recinto Conciertos Villaricos
Aug 15 San Fernando, Spain Estadio Municipal de Maspalomas
Aug 24 Bilbao, Spain Parque Europa
Oct 01 Barajas de Madrid, Spain WiZink Center
Oct 04 Barajas de Madrid, Spain WiZink Center
Oct 18 San Jose, CA SAP Center at San Jose
Oct 20 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
Oct 25 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre
Oct 26 Cedar Park, TX H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
Nov 01 Sugar Land, TX Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land
Nov 03 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center
Nov 08 Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena
Nov 30 Denver, CO Bellco Theatre
Dec 01 Salt Lake City, UT Maverik Center
Dec 12 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Dec 14 Fairfax, VA EagleBank Arena
Dec 15 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Convention Center
Dec 19 Orlando, FL Amway Center
Dec 20 Duluth, GA Infinite Energy Theater
Dec 21 Miami, FL AmericanAirlines Arena
Dec 22 Jacksonville, FL Daily's Place Amphitheater