Aug 2, 2023

Release - Playboi Carti adds Tampa date to Antagonist Tour this Fall


August 2, 2023


Contact: Kelsey Coary (813.301.6651,




Tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 4 at noon


TAMPA, FL – Today, genre-defying rapper Playboi Carti has added three new Florida dates to his “Antagonist Tour,” including a date at Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. This is Playboi Carti’s first headline tour since 2021, where he took several cities by storm in support of his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart Whole Lotta Red. The album, released on Christmas day in 2020, sold 100,000 units and received 160 million global streams within its first week.


Coming off the heels of headlining several premiere festivals including Rolling Loud California and Miami, Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash (Chicago), Wireless Festival (London) and more, Carti will continue to wow audiences across the globe with electric live performances and unique fan experiences on tour this fall. Get your tickets at


Support for the tour includes rappers Ken CarsonDestroy Lonely and Homixide Gang, which will be their first time hitting the road as an Opium Collective. Over the past few years, these rising artists have garnered a passionate fan base and widespread acclaim. Ken Carson’s most recent studio album landed him a spot on the Billboard 200 chart, and Destroy Lonely’s breakout success this year includes the release of his highly anticipated debut album, If Looks Could Kill, which reached No.1 on Apple Music and helped earn him his first spot on the Billboard 200. Homixide Gang, a rap duo from Atlanta, released their mixtapes Homixide Lifestyle in 2022 and Snot or Not in 2023. Ken Carson, Destroy Lonely and Homixide Gang have also been touring several major festivals including Bonnaroo, Wireless, Rolling Loud and more.


About Playboi Carti

In just a few short years, rapper Playboi Carti has amassed billions of streams worldwide, with a global appeal that has steadily placed him within the upper echelon of new stars. Carti has been unstoppable since the release of his 2017 single “Magnolia,” as its meteoric rise garnered cosigns from Beyoncé and features on series like Atlanta. His self-titled album has accumulated nearly six billion streams to date after debuting at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 chart where it spent 63 weeks. The following year, Carti dropped his album Die Lit, debuting at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, boasting collaborations like Lil Uzi Vert on “Shoota,” “Poke It Out” with Nicki Minaj, “Love Hurts” with Travis Scott and many more. The album has nearly seven billion global streams to date and spent a total of 111 weeks on the Billboard 200. In April of 2020, Carti returned with track “@MEH,” and on Christmas day he landed his landed his first No. 1 album on Billboard’s 200 Chart with Whole Lotta Red, which features the likes of Future and Kid Cudi, and has amassed a staggering 4.8 billion global streams to date. The album sold 100,000 units and received 160 million global streams within its first week. Whole Lotta Red trended No. 1 upon its release on Twitter, and tracks from the album held three out of the top ten trending spots at YouTube including No. 1 upon release. The album spent a total of 123 weeks on Billboard’s 200 chart since it dropped in December 2020. Most recently, Carti teamed up with The Weeknd and Madonna to release their single “Popular.” Up next, Carti will be heading on his global Antagonist Tour kicking off this fall with over 30 dates. With a constant string of hits Carti doesn’t miss.










TICKETS: Tickets for this event go on sale Friday, August 4 at noon at Ticket prices are $45.75, $55.75, $65.75, $75.75, $85.75, $95.75, $106.00, $115.75, $126.00, $135.75, $145.75, $155.75 and $176.00. Prices do not include facility fee or service charges. Advanced parking passes are available at Visit or call 813.301.2500 for more information. 


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