Detroit native and local scene proponent Ronnie Watts (a.k.a. Phat Kat) is poised to rock crowds across the country with his futuristic hip-hop that’s recently helped put his hometown back on the map (Download Issue 106 of XLR8R to read an article about the new Detroit hip-hop scene).

Slum Village, Illa J (younger brother of the late J Dilla), and DJs Dez and Design will accompany Cash on the road for The Carte Blanche Tour, named for Cash’s anticipated second full-length. Avid fans will have to wait for the album, as its release date has been pushed back from April 24 to May 8, but there will still be a few days to listen to the new jams before catching Cash and crew in the live setting.

05/11 San Francisco, CA: Poleng Lounge
05/13 Los Angeles, CA: Key Club
05/14 Pomona, CA: The Glass House
05/15 Albuquerque, NM: Launchpad
05/16 Denver, CO: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom
05/17 Park City, UT: Suede
05/20 Seattle, WA: Chop Suey
05/23 Detroit, MI: Alvin’s
05/28 Baltimore, MD: Sonar
05/29 Brooklyn, NY: Southpaw
05/31 Boston, MA: The Middle East