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Minot, ND – February 23, 2024 – The North Dakota State Fair proudly announces the performance of the iconic Lil Wayne on Saturday, July 20, 2024, at the North Dakota State Fair set for July 19-27, 2024. The five-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum rap icon will bring his unparalleled energy and chart-topping hits to the largest annual event in North Dakota, promising an unforgettable experience for the attendees. 

Lil Wayne, a true game-changer in the world of music, has reshaped the industry in his image. As the founder of Young Money Entertainment and a multifaceted talent, Wayne has left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape. With over 100 million records sold worldwide, 11 BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, two MTV VMAs, and eight NAACP Image Awards, he stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time. 

Wayne’s discography is a testament to his unparalleled success, highlighted by two consecutive number one debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with “Tha Carter III” and “Tha Carter IV.” In 2018, “Tha Carter V” not only claimed the number one spot but also set records for streaming, solidifying Lil Wayne’s status as a history-making superstar. His commitment extends beyond music, with philanthropic endeavors, an acclaimed authorship, and a successful career as a skater. 

Operating as the CEO of Young Money Entertainment, Lil Wayne has fostered the careers of two of the most successful artists in the industry – Drake and Nicki Minaj. As a committed philanthropist, he founded The One Family Foundation, demonstrating his dedication to making a positive impact on the world. 

“The 2024 single ticket shows feature something for everyone with alternative rocker and rapper Machine Gun Kelly, rock from the eighties LA scene with MÖTLEY CRÜE, and now hip hop, all at the Grandstand! Don’t miss the chance to witness Lil Wayne’s electrifying performance at the 2024 North Dakota State Fair. Tickets go on sale starting March 1! Get your FAIR on and secure your spot for the hottest event of the summer,” says Craig Rudland, North Dakota State Fair General Manager.  

About North Dakota State Fair: Celebrating its 58th year, the North Dakota State Fair has been a cherished tradition in Minot, North Dakota. Drawing over 300,000 visitors annually, the fair offers a diverse range of activities, exhibits, and entertainment. For more information about the 2024 North Dakota State Fair, visit ndstatefair.com. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements! 


Tickets for the 2024 North Dakota State Fair, including Lil Wayne’s performance, will be available for purchase starting March 1 at ndstatefair.com! Don’t miss out on the musical extravaganza – mark your calendars! 

Photos for Press Use:
2024 NDSF Logo Graphic 
Lil Wayne Photos