Ludacris, N.E.R.D, Big Boi Headline Heineken's Red Star Soul Tour

 Rappers Ludacris, T-Pain, N.E.R.D. Estelle and Big Boi are headlining acts on Heineken's 2009 Red Star Soul Tour. The exclusive, 21 and over, invitation only shows kick off September 17 in Dallas Texas, with Big Boi and songbird Estelle leading the bill.

Pioneering DJ's D-Nice, Jazzy Jeff and DJ Irie are also featured on various stops on the tour, which winds down November 13 in Miami with a performance featuring N.E.R.D. And DJ Irie.

“In tune with a new generation of music listeners, Heineken Red Star Soul continues to deliver on its foundation of music, recognition and respect by featuring a dynamic mix of leading hip-hop and R&B artists,” said Shane Hoyne, Senior Brand Director, Heineken USA. “The Heineken Red Star Soul 2009 line-up of chart-topping and up-and-coming artists comes together in the sexiest of venues to create one-of-a-kind experiences for fans that bring to life what it means to ‘Give Yourself a Good Name’."

Other performers on the tour include Melanie Fiona, Mickey Factz and DJ Jus Ske.

Fans who cannot make the actual performances can visit YouTube.com/HeinekenRedStarSoul, MySpace.com/HeinekenRedStarSoul, Facebook.com/HeinekenRedStarsoul for updates and behind-the-scenes video footage.

Full dates are listed below:

Dallas (Sept. 17) featuring Big Boi, Estelle, D-Nice

Philadelphia (Sept. 24 featuring Ludacris, Melanie Fiona, DJ Jazzy Jeff

New Orleans (Oct 8) featuring N.E.R.D., Mickey Factz, DJ Jus Ske

Miami, (Nov. 13) featuring N.E.R.D., DJ Irie.