Mary J. Blige attends the European premiere of 'Rock Of Ages' at Odeon Leicester Square on June 10, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)

D’Angelo and Mary J. Blige are teaming up for a tour. The veteran R& B singer and the Queen of hip-hop soul will co-headline the Liberation Tour this August.

The Los Angeles Times has the story:

Following showings at the BET Awards and the House of Blues that earned D’Angelo stellar reviews, the soul singer is continuing his (extremely welcomed) return to form by announcing a late summer tour.

The performer, who is carefully making a comeback after more than a decade in seclusion, is set for a co-headlining trek, dubbed the Liberation Tour, on which he will be joined by the reigning Queen of Hip-Hop Soul,Mary J. Blige.

Only six dates were unveiled on Monday, the first being an Aug. 18 stop in Virginia Beach, Va. Blige told Rolling Stone the tour will be 20 dates.

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