Chart-Topping Rapper NF to Return to Cincinnati in 2020

After appearing at the 2019 Bunbury Music Festival, the second leg of the Christian MC's tour behind 'The Search,' his latest No. 1 album, comes to Riverbend's PNC Pavilion next spring

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John Taylor Sweet

Though hardly a household name, rapper NF is one of the most successful Hip Hop artists of the past couple of years. His 2017 album Perception hit No. 1 on the Billboard album charts and his latest album, The Search, also claimed the top spot when it was released last month, beating out Chance the Rapper's much-anticipated and much-hyped The New Day.

Earlier this year, NF — who explores Christian themes and talks of his faith in his music but doesn't like the label "Christian rapper" (as he rhetorically asked in an interview with Idolator, "If you’re a Christian and you’re a plumber, are you a Christian plumber?") —  played the Bunbury Music Festival, where he was billed sixth on the lineup, just beneath headliners like Fall Out Boy, Greta Van Fleet and Run the Jewels.

More than half of the dates left on NF's current run of North American shows are sold out and all but three dates on his 2020 UK/EU tour are already sold out.

All of this is to say that, if you really want to see NF when the just-announced second leg of The Search tour brings him to Cincinnati's PNC Pavilion next year, you probably shouldn't procrastinate.

NF is scheduled to appear at PNC Pavilion on May 7, 2020. Fans can register here until Sept. 22 for a chance to be a part of the ticket presale. Remaining tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. via

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