His Purple Highness held a press conference in Harlem's famed Apollo Theater Thursday night to announce a new tour, called "Welcome 2 America," that will launch, vaguely enough, "on a purple day in December." The music legend spoke briefly and was very short on details but noted that no two concerts would be the same and that it would be a good idea to "bring foot spray, 'cause it's gonna get funky." Joining him onstage will be Cassandra Wilson, Mint Condition, Maceo Parker and, lastly, Janelle Monae  and Esperanza Spalding , both of whom made The Root 100 2010  list for their oustanding achievements in entertainment. The concert will the hottest ticket in December, so good luck getting to see it!
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