Wiley announces new album and UK tour details

Rapper's new LP 'Evolve Or Be Extinct' out in January 2012

Wiley will release his new album ‘Evolve Or Be Extinct’ in January 2012 and hit the road for a UK tour the same month.

The rapper, who released two albums in 2011 – ‘100% Publishing’ and the free download ‘The Chill Out Zone’ – will drop his ninth studio album on January 19, which is also his birthday.

The tracklisting for ‘Evolve Or Be Extinct’ is:

‘Welcome To Zion’
‘Evolve Or Be Extinct’
‘Link Up’
‘Boom Blast’
‘I’m Skanking’
‘Can I Have A Taxi Please?’
‘Miss You’
‘Money Man’
‘Only Human feat. Kashtastic’
‘This Is Just An Album’

The grime star has also announced an 11 date UK tour to take place next year, starting on January 20 at Norwich Waterfront and finishing up at London Scala on February 1.

Wiley will play:

Norwich Waterfront (January 20)
Manchester HMV (21)
Coventry Kasbah (22)
Glasgow ABC2 (23)
Edinburgh HMV (25)
Middlesboro Empire (26)
Birmingham Institute (27)
Liverpool Masque (28)
Brighton Concorde (30)
Swansea Sin City (31)
London Scala (February 1)

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