WHAT: MySpace Music, the world’s premier music community, will host a special “The Release” live performance featuring Method Man & Redman to celebrate the official release of their new album “Blackout! 2.” The event is powered by Adidas.
MySpace users will be given the opportunity to obtain free tickets to the event. Users will be prompted to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with their first and last name. They will receive a confirmation email that will serve as a ticket for them and one friend. 21+ only with ID will receive general admission before 11:00 pm.
WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2009 – Doors open: 7:00 pm
WHERE: The Highlands of Hollywood
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
The hip-hop duo recently debuted “Blackout! 2” on MySpace Music days before it hit stores. For more information about Method Man & Redman and to stream the new album for free in its entirety, visit their official MySpace profiles at http://www.myspace.com/methodman and http://www.myspace.com/redman.
“The Release” is MySpace Music’s urban/hip hop series in which artists perform a live concert for fans during the month of their album’s release. Footage and photos from the event are then featured on MySpace Hip-Hop (http://www.myspace.com/hiphop) in the days that follow. Past shows have included Busta Rhymes, Asher Roth, Jadakiss, T.I., Q-Tip, Murs, Akon, Lupe Fiasco, and Chamillionaire. “The Release” is powered by Adidas.
About MySpace Music:
MySpace Music is a landmark joint venture among MySpace, The EMI Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and Sony ATV, and whose independent music partners include Alternative Distribution Alliance, Caroline, Fontana, RED, The Orchard, IODA, Nettwerk Music Group, INgrooves, IRIS Distribution, Royalty Share and Wind-up Records. MySpace Music offers an ever-growing catalog of freely streamable audio and video content, user-friendly e-commerce solutions, personal music players, and user and artist playlisting. MySpace Music aims to empower major, independent, and unsigned artists to monetize their content through multiple revenue streams by allowing the MySpace community to freely stream premium content in an ad-supported environment, purchase MP3s and ringtones, create and share playlists, and ultimately buy merchandise, concert tickets, and other digital and physical goods. MySpace Music also connects artists and fans in the offline arena through various concert series and live events including Secret Shows, MySpaceLIVE!, Transmissions, The Release, Front to Back and The List.