Yo! Raps Gears Up For West Coast Block Starz Compilation
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YO! RAPS MAGAZINE GEARS UP FOR FIRST WEST COAST
BLOCK STARZ COMPILATION
New York, NY - December 16, 2008 - Yo! Raps Magazine has announced the formation of three strategic partnerships for its debut music compilation, WEST COAST BLOCK STARZ, set for release in 2009.*
Jazzy Management, Major Contacts Music Association, and Wheat Bread Radio have agreed to join Yo! Raps in promoting the WEST COAST BLOCK STARZ compilation, which will highlight new, unsigned, and independent recording artists chosen by Yo! Raps editors and includes appearances and production by some of the industry's biggest hit makers.*
WEST COAST BLOCK STARZ is the first in the compilation series and features West Coast artists that have received limited promotion in the Midwest, South, and overseas.*
Hansen Hills, CA-based Jazzy Management, is headed by respected music industry veteran Shawndel "Jazzy D" Rosa, and is playing a key role in identifying regional talent for the compilation, while New York-based Major Contacts Music Association, an A&R submission service for various major labels, producers, and publishers, is offering the compilation for free with each new membership and has provided Yo! Raps with an exclusive account to submit selected artists featured on the BLOCK STARZ series. Wheat Bread Radio, a 24-hour Internet-based radio network with over 700,000 subscribers, is also supporting the WEST COAST BLOCK STARZ compilation and will host a week-long listening party featuring music and artist interviews from the release.**
"We are very excited about the companies that have partnered with us for this project," says Yo! Raps founder and CEO Kai Denninger. "Their participation will go a long way in helping us showcase the wealth of music talent out there that often gets overlooked."*
ABOUT YO! RAPS
Yo! Raps, www.yoraps.com, is an award-winning global electronic magazine launched in 2003 that provides premium content to the young urban demographic at its website and through targeted daily e-mail updates that reach more than 1.5 million subscribers.*
ABOUT JAZZY MANAGEMENT
Jazzy Management provides management representation for recording artists and producers. The company has a committed staff of hard working individuals with experience in promotions, public relations and music production.
ABOUT MAJOR CONTACTS
Major Contacts Music Association, www.majorcontacts.com, has vital relationships with key A&Rs and Managers that don' accept unsolicited music. Members can create and submit a Virtual Press Kit to affiliated A&Rs, Managers, and Producers seeking talent.
ABOUT WHEAT BREAD RADIO
Wheat Bread Radio is a 24-hour Internet-based radio network with over 700,000 subscribers and broadcasts new music, events, and celebrity guest interviews for a target audience of young professionals in the 18-34 demographic. WBR is also a multi-media division of the Wheat Bread lifestyle brand located at www.wheatbreadlife.com.
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