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2014-02-18 23:27:24

The RJ Young Company celebrated a record breaking year at their “Showtime: A Night at the Movies” themed annual company meeting held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center on January 25th. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The RJ Young Company celebrated a record breaking year at their “Showtime: A Night at the Movies” themed annual company meeting held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center on January 25th. The top honors of the night went to...

2012-02-27 09:55:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Snap MyLife, Inc., developer of consumer cloud-service applications for managing content on mobile devices and other Internet-enabled consumer electronic devices, announced the opening of its new location in India. The company's Bangalore headquarters will house expanded research and development activities and an enhanced customer service support team, which is expected to grow to more than 150 employees by the end of the year. Snap MyLife is...

2011-10-11 19:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual "BET HIP HOP AWARDS" brought the hip hop heat with the highly anticipated homecoming of Atlanta native T.I., who performed "F.A.M.E." alongside Young Jeezy and literally ignited the stage with their phenomenal performance. Hosted by comedian Mike Epps, the "BET HIP HOP AWARDS" was a night filled with brilliant collaborations. DMX stormed the stage with Ruff Ryders alum Swizz Beatz; G.O.O.D Music's newest stars Big Sean and Roscoe...

2011-10-07 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontana, Universal Music Group's award-winning independent marketing, sales and distribution company, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with prominent southern Hip Hop label Trill Entertainment. The announcement was made today by Ron Spaulding, President of Fontana, and Melvin "Big Boi" Vernell, Jr. and Marcus "Turk" Roach, Co-Chief Executive Officers of Trill Entertainment. "I have had the pleasure of working with Melvin and Marcus...

2011-07-14 00:00:29

Great tasting premium malt beverage earns online "Ëœstreet cred' over industry leader Four Loko Roswell, GA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 CJ Crunk®, the premium, flavored malt beverage has wowed taste testers alike with its superior flavor over industry competitor Four Loko. Since its return to market, CJ Crunk has been sampled in a variety of taste test formats by reviewers around the country, pitting the three flavors of CJ Crunk against the infamous Four Loko. CJ Crunk has shared...

2010-06-03 22:52:00

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th annual "2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South" took New York City by storm as some of the biggest names in the hip hop industry commemorated the music, the influence and artists from The South. "2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South" will premiere Monday, June 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT*. Visit HipHop.VH1.com for additional show details, artist interviews and performance sneak peeks. Taped at the New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday,...

2010-06-02 12:12:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Back for its 7th year, the "2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors" will celebrate the achievements of hip hop with a little southern twist. This year, the show will celebrate the music, the influence and the artists from The South. Honorees Jermaine Dupri, J Prince of Rap-A-Lot Records, Luther "Luke" Campbell, The 2 Live Crew, Master P, and Organized Noize will be honored through performances in collaboration with some of today's hottest talent. Hosted by Craig...

2010-05-19 14:24:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Back for its 7th year, the "2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors" will celebrate the achievements of hip hop with a little southern twist. This year, the show will celebrate the music, the influence and the artists from The South. Honorees Jermaine Dupri, J Prince of Rap-A-Lot Records, Luther "Luke" Campbell, The 2 Live Crew, Master P, and Organized Noize will be honored through performances in collaboration with some of today's hottest talent. "2010 VH1 Hip Hop...

2010-05-17 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fontana, the independent distribution arm of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with critically-acclaimed Rap-A-Lot Records, it was announced today by Ron Spaulding, President of Fontana, and James Smith (a.k.a. J. Prince), Founder of Rap-A-Lot Records. Rap-A-Lot Records was created in Houston in 1986, putting the South on the hip-hop map with its most famous act, The Geto Boys. Rap-A-Lot...

2009-08-11 13:06:00

KENOSHA, Wis., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After a year of traveling the country, The Snap-on Tools NO COMPROMISE TOUR(TM) is heading home to Kenosha, Wis. with a tour stop scheduled for August 18 at Snap-on world headquarters, 2810 80th Street in Kenosha from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. As a special added bonus in Kenosha, the world-renown Ringbrothers will have their 2008 "Hot Rod of the Year" Camaro on display and NHRA Nitro Funny Car drivers Cruz and Tony Pedregon will be on hand from 4:00 p.m. to...