Music|September 21, 2015 09:46 EDT
Andy Mineo's 'Uncomfortable' Reaches No. 2 on iTunes; Announces Tour with Propaganda [DATES]
Hip-Hop artist Andy Mineo debuted his highly anticipated second album, Uncomfortable (Reach Records), and the record, is currently #2 on iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap Charts and ranks #3 on iTunes overall charts.
The first leg of the nationwide Uncomfortable Tour will begin October 1 and Mineo will be joined by rapper Propaganda.
Uncomfortable was produced by !llmind (J.Cole, Drake, 50 Cent) and is a 13-track album which includes the first single and title track, "Uncomfortable." The second single off the album, "Hear My Heart," which was released in August, first premiered on Sirius XM's Sway In The Morning and then online with the popular music and entertainment site VIBE. "Hear My Heart" is a tribute to Andy Mineo's deaf sister. Mineo announced the heartfelt song with a sign-language video.
Mineo documented the process behind the making of Uncomfortable on his weekly YouTube web series, Saturday Morning Car-Tunez, directed by Francis De La Torre. The web series which gained a rabid following is now in its third and final season. Tomorrow, Mineo will reveal the final episode of Season 3, to the dismay of many devoted fans. Still, Mineo, who prides himself in having a close relationship with his followers, continues sharing inside tidbits to his life and album making process. Mineo created the Extended Experience via Instagram, where fans can explore an immersive website via Instagram's tagging feature to see behind-the-scenes content for the thirteen tracks on the album.
"You Can't Stop Me," the hugely successful single off Mineo's previous project entitled Never Land, which sold over 90K units and has been seen more than 1M times on YouTube, recently won "MLB's top walk up song" for ESPN's inaugural Whammy Awards, beating out Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" and Big Sean's "Blessings."
2015 UNCOMFORTABLE TOUR DATES
October 1 St. Peters, MO Church on the Rock
October 2 Tulsa, OK Guts Church
October 3 Houston, TX The Venue/Grace Community Church
October 4 Arlington, TX Texas Hall/UTA
October 8 San Antonio, TX The Aztec Theatre
October 9 Lubbock, TX City Bank Auditorium
October 10 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall
October 11 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
October 15 Des Moines, IA Wooly's
October 16 Arden Hills, MN Benson Great Hall/Bethel University
October 17 Chicago, IL House of Blues
October 18 Grandville, MI Ground Floor/Resurrection Life Church
October 22 Detroit, MI St. Andrews Hall
October 23 Louisville, KY Mercury Ballroom
October 24 Cincinnati, OH The Underground
October 25 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe
October 29 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
October 30 New York, NY Irving Plaza
October 31 Philadelphia, PA Theatre of Living Arts (TLA)
November 1 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
November 5 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
November 6 Lynchburg, VA Liberty University
November 7 Chesapeake, VA New Life Providence Church - Deep Creek
November 8 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore Charlotte
November 12 Tampa, FL Crossover Church
November 13 Miami, FL Alpha & Omega Church
November 15 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
He also recently released a lyric video for the album's title track. The video is one of the coolest visual lyric videos as the words appear in random spots in NYC. Watch it below:
BC reviewed Uncomfortable a few weeks ago. Read about it here.
Mineo also chatted with BC at an event in Staten Island where he let fans hear the new record early, and had an interactive experience that included a nerf war.