Chris Rock is going on tour

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 28:  Host Chris Rock speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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  • Chris Rock hasn't been on tour for nine years
  • He announced on Facebook

(CNN)Chris Rock is coming to a venue near you.

On Monday, the comic announced on his official Facebook page that he is heading out on tour in 2017 for the first time in nine years.
Rock used the Los Angeles Comedy Store as the background for his announcement and said the "Total Blackout Tour" will have brand new material and be a world tour
"Been a little busy, you know, writing 'Pootey Tang 3' and everything," Rock joked. "But hey, it's time, okay?"
It's been a good year for Rock, who also hosted the Oscars.