www.prnewswire.com: On October 29th 2008, the most talked about record company of the year, Global Music Group are holding an exclusive red carpet event, with priority going to press and media. The record label launch event will include a press conference and exclusive performances by the labels slew of new artists.
Global Music Group became headline news earlier this year, when they purchased the rights to Death Row Records, after a judge ordered founder Suge Knight to auction off all of the labels assets. Global Music Group beat Warner Music Group and EverGreen Copyrights, as the highest qualified bidder at $24 million.
The label launch party will kick off October 28th, with a public invited dinner in Mobile, Alabama. With the press conference and live performances by the labels 14 new R&B, Rock & Country acts following a day later, on October 29th.
“This is a once in a lifetime event. We are inviting the fans and all media, in our stride to make history” said vice-president, Roland Turner.
Attending press at the event includes: NBC, BET, MTV, Clear Channel, WRSU, FOX, HBO, VH1, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Vibe, YRB Magazine, 4K News, KING Magazine, EUR, The Jay Why Show, WSVN, UPN, IGN, MSN Entertainment, Playboy TV, City Beat Magazine and more, including a wide variety of video shows, magazines, webzines and photographers.
The Independent Tennessee-based label, with divisions in New York, California, and now Canada (headed by Cliff Wise, manager of girl group Allure, signed to Mariah Carey's Crave Records), boasts an impressive artist roster for 2009. With a line-up that includes British R&B sensation Mark Morrison, who topped the charts across the globe with “Return Of The Mack”, and Tika Sumpter, the popular actress from daytime television hit, One Life to Live, who was once signed to Universal Records as the femme fatale duo Twise.
Yesterday (Oct. 3rd), Global Music artist Janet Martin opened for Darius Rucker at BayFest 2008 in Mobile, US. Alongside Kid Rock, Bow Wow and Three Days Grace.
The Global Music Group label launch party is co-ordinated by Big League Entertainment inc, whose past events include “Christmas Jam 98’” with Big Pun, Busta Rhymes and Method Man, “Spring Break 2000” with headlining artist Eminem, and Big League took the concert game to another level in 2003 by promoting “The Block Party” featuring Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award winner 50 Cent. The concert made history being 50 Cent’s first ever arena show.
Global Music Group/Big League Entertainment, will also be at “Holiday Jam 2008”, on December 27th 2008, at the Nassau Memorial Coliseum, Long Island, New York. Stay tuned for artist confirmation.
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