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Rihanna adds A$AP Rocky to "Diamonds" trek

With her "Diamonds" tour a few months out, Rihanna has confirmed A$AP Rocky will handling opening duties on the outing. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

With her "Diamonds" tour a few months out, Rihanna has confirmed A$AP Rocky will handling opening duties on the outing.

The platinum-selling songstress and the New York City rapper will join forces for the "Diamonds" tour, which kicks off March 8 in Buffalo, NY, and continues for another 27 arena shows that are scattered across the U.S. and Canada. Since last check, an additional date April 9 in Anaheim, CA, has been tacked on to the schedule.

The first leg concludes with a May 4 concert in Brooklyn, NY. More dates will be announced in the coming weeks, according to a press release.

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Ticketing information is available at Rihanna's Facebook page.

Rihanna is preparing for the Nov. 19 release of "Unapologetic," her seventh studio set. The Def Jam Recordings release follows last year's "Talk That Talk," which landed at No. 3 on The Billboard 200 and topped the magazine's R&B Albums and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

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March 2013
8 - Buffalo, NY - First Niagara Center
10 - Boston, MA - TD Garden
12 - Baltimore, MD - 1st Mariner Arena
14 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center
15 - Hartford, CT - XL Center
17 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
18 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
21 - Detroit, MI - Joe Louis Arena
22 - Chicago, IL - United Center
24 - St. Paul, MN - Xcel Energy Center
25 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
27 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
30 - Calgary, Alberta - Scotiabank Saddledome

April 2013
1 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Rogers Arena
3 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena
6 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
8 - Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center
*9 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center
11 - San Diego, CA - Valley View Casino Center
12 - Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay
15 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
16 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center
19 - Tampa, FL - Tampa Bay Times Forum
20 - Fort Lauderdale, FL - BankAtlantic Center
22 - Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena
29 - Washington, D.C. - Verizon Center

May 2013
2 - Ottawa, Ontario - Scotiabank Place
4, 5 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center

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