(Brooklyn, October 28, 2005) The legendary emcee O.C. is set to release his fifth album next Tuesday, November 1st, 2005. The album, entitled, Smoke & Mirrors, has already received great reviews from several print magazines and websites. . As one website put it, “Let’s get this straight from the very beginning – this album is gold.” A subsequent tour will bring D.I.T.C. members OC, AG, Lord Finesse, and Diamond together for in Europe.
O.C. is the Oakland-based label’s first East Coast signing since their inception in 1997. Smoke & Mirrors marks the first album O.C. has had complete artist control over from start to finish. Hiero gave him complete artistic freedom to record this album on his own terms. The result is a collection of painfully honest, introspective collection of songs that lack gimmicks and frills. O.C. is celebrating this album with a release party on Monday, October 31st at Joe’s Pub in New York. Please visit for more information.
The D.I.T.C. European tour marks the first time four of the five emcees from the famed group will tour together. The 8-date tour will take place from November 3rd to the 12th. Journalists interested in attending a show should email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
D.I.T.C. Europe Tour Dates:
November 3rd One / Sweden November 4th Vooruit Bazaal / Belgium
November 5th Melkweg / Amsterdam
November 6th Hundertmeister / Duisberg
November 8th Lock 17 / London
November 9th Waagenbau, / Hamburg
November 10th Elysee Montmartre / Paris, France
November 11th Madrid / Spain (TBA)
November 12th Barcelona / Spain (TBA)