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Meek Mill sets tour dates after Drake-Chris Brown club incident

June 21, 2012 |  3:11 pm

Meek Mill sets tour dates

Meek Mill, the new star of Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group, earned some unwanted attention this week after he was sucked into a melee between Chris Brown and Drake at a New York nightclub. Now he's got some tour dates to take his mind off the well-documented incident and try to turn the focus back to his actual rapping.

The new tour includes an Aug. 8 stop at West Hollywood's House of Blues. The tour should be a welcome distraction from the bizarre love triangle that allegedly resulted in the scuffle at W.i.P. nightclub (Mill, like Brown and Drake, has reportedly been romantically linked to Rihanna).Tickets go on sale June 30.

He hasn't entirely left Drake's orbit, however -- his latest single "Amen," off his well-received mixtape "Dreamchasers 2," features Drizzy and the singer Jeremih.

Mill has since said that the fight is all water under the bridge as far as he's concerned, even though at least one partygoer is threatening to sue Drake and three other women are claiming injuries from flying champagne bottles, among other threats, during the brawl. Other folks who happened to be in the club, including NBA star Tony Parker and several models, were collateral damage in the fracas and gave statements to New York City police. The club was closed for code violations.

Mill's debut for Jay-Z's Roc Nation, "Dreams & Nightmares," is slated for an Aug. 28 release. 


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Photo: Meek Mill, via his official Facebook page