Gucci ManeA few weeks after his release from prison, where he spent the last three years on firearms charges, Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane announced yesterday that he will perform a homecoming concert.

The concert will be called “Gucci & Friends” and take place at Atlanta’s historic Fox Theatre on July 22. Fan pre-sale tickets for the “star-studded extravaganza” will be released this Thursday at 10 a.m. and predicted expected to sell out the 4600 seat venue in less than five minutes.

“Free Gucci” pop-up rallies have occurred throughout the city of Atlanta over the past few months, by Gucci Mane’s devoted southern fan base. After all these years, if you go to any club or concert, all you need to do is watch the crowd as his song drops and see it’s not the reaction of a man imprisoned. Many of his fans were treated to Gucci releasing a steady stream of music while behind bars and rarely remembered he was in jail.

He has already collaborated with fellow top artists such as Kanye West, appeared on Drake’s “Back On Road” as well as the G.O.O.D. Music Cruel Winter single “Champions” led by Kanye West and featuring Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Desiigner, Migos’ Quavo, Big Sean and Yo Gotti.  According to published reports, Gucci’s new single “First Day Out Tha Feds” which blasted as he exited an Indiana federal prison has clocked in a million streams since his release.

Gucci Mane 2Hopefully, Gucci will have learned some life lessons after being incarcerated as a result of this 13 encounters with the Georgia penal system over the past 11 years!