We knew it wouldn't be long before the hardest working man in hip hop began his climb back to the top. Wasting no time since his late 2010 prison release, Lil Wayne is already heading back out on the road. He is slated to release much anticipated 'Carter 4' album this spring and with this success of his latest single '6 Foot 7 Foot', Weezy has announced the deets and dates for a 2011 North American Arena tour, titled "I Am Music II"

The tour kicks off March 18 at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo and continues across the country on a 25 city trek. Joining Wayne will be Young Money protege Nicki Minaj, along with Rick Ross and the electric duo of famed drummer Travis Barker & the legendery turntablist Mixmaster Mike of Beastie Boys fame.

How close will the tour be coming to Acadiana ? Check out the full schedule and all the cities below. Tickets go on sale through LiveNation.com starting the weekend of February 4, 2011.

I Am Music II tour dates:

3/18: Buffalo, N.Y., HSBC Arena
3/19: Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Arena
3/20: Baltimore, Md., First Mariner Arena
3/23: Hampton, Va., Hampton Coliseum
3/24: Cleveland, Ohio, Quicken Loans Arena
3/26: Philadelphia, Penn., Wells Fargo Center
3/27: Long Island, N.Y., Nassau Coliseum
3/30: University Park, Penn., Bryce Jordan Center
4/1: Chicago, Ill., United Center
4/2: Detroit, Mich., The Palace of Auburn Hills
4/3: Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
4/6: Miami, Fla., Bank Atlantic Center
4/8: Greensboro, N.C., Greensboro Coliseum
4/9: Atlanta, Ga., Philips Arena
4/10: St. Louis, Mo,. Scottrade Center
4/14: New Orleans, La., New Orleans Arena
4/15: Dallas, Texas, American Airlines Arena
4/16: Houston, Texas, Toyota Center
4/19: Phoenix, Ariz., US Airways Arena
4/23: Anaheim, Calif., Honda Center
4/24: Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena
4/26: Sacramento, Calif., ARCO Arena
4/28: Edmonton, Canada, Rexall Place
4/29: Vancouver, Canada, Rogers Arena
5/01: East Rutherford, N.J., Bamboozle Festival at Meadowlands Arena