Lil’ Kim is taking a break from slamming Nicki Minaj to hit for road for an abbreviated 2012 summer tour. Apparently the world isn’t big enough for two top female rappers and the back and forth between the two has been pretty astounding. Both have released multiple diss tracks attacking the other, but one has to wonder how much teeth this beef really has. Is this legit? Or is this just a great way to hype a new album?

Kim’s ‘Return Of The Queen’ tour kicks off in Austin May 11 before circling back to her hometown NYC for a show at Bronx’s Paradise Theatre May 18. Check out all of the Queen Bee’s tour dates below.

Lil’ Kim Summer Tour 2012

Thursday 8:30 PM Los Angeles, CA
Friday 7:00 PM Austin, TX tickets from $50
Sunday 8:30 PM Pensacola, FL
Friday 8:00 PM Bronx, NY tickets from $117
Saturday 7:30 PM Clifton Park, NY tickets from $81
Wednesday 7:30 PM Los Angeles, CA

Lil’ Kim Tour Dates 2012

Date City State Venue Name
5/11/2012 Austin TX Emo’s
5/13/2012 Pensacola FL Vinyl Music Hall
5/18/2012 Bronx NY Paradise Theater
5/19/2012 Albany NY Northern Lights
5/20/2012 Philadelphia PA Club ONYX
5/22/2012 Burlington VT Higher Ground
5/25/2012 Markham IL AdriannaÕs
5/27/2012 Milwaukee WI Riverside Theatre
6/1/2012 Cincinnati OH BogartÕs
6/11/2012 San Francisco CA Mezzanine
6/13/2012 West Hollywood CA Key Clube

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