XXL, The Source, Time Out New York… The Reviews are in and it’s Time to Celebrate

June 8, 2007 at 4:55 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Coming off his hosting gig with AllHipHop Direct, the screening for his video “Y’all Should All Get Lynched” at the H2O Film Festival and his debut appearance on BET’s Rap City Saturday, NYOIL, Petroleum Empire Music and Masta Mix Records are pleased to announce the HoodTREASON: The Warm Up Album Release Party on Monday, June 11, 2007, at the internationally acclaimed Stereo Nightclub in New York City (512 W 29th St. between 10th and 11th).The event, presented by Petroleum Empire Music and Masta Mix Records and sponsored by MajorConnexx.com, will feature an electrifying performance by NYOIL. Partygoers will witness a performer who is cut from a different cloth as NYOIL honors Hip-Hop’s past while at the same time representing its solid present and future. “This is a night for not only me and my team to celebrate, but a wonderful opportunity for Hip-Hop’s pioneers, independent and signed Hip-Hoppers, and all New Yorkers to unify, celebrate and be recognized in the same venue that has housed many other high-profile events”, said NYOIL.

Released online in April, HoodTREASON: The Warm Up Album will be available in stores everywhere on June 26th. In issues on stands now, reviews in XXL, The Source and Time Out New York have been outstanding…

“NYOIL’s latest long-player, HoodTREASON: The Warm Up Album.. demonstrates) a musical makeup as potent as its politicized content.” – Chairman Mao, Senior Writer, XXL

“If this is NYOIL’s Warm Up, the real thing should be a monster” – Mike Wolf, Music Editor, Time Out New York

“On his satisfying debut album, NYOIL continues his vitriolic campaign to rid rap of the self-destructive path he feels that it is on… By highlighting problems and actually offering solutions on HoodTREASON, NYOIL catapults himself to the forefront of the conscious rap movement.” – Soren Baker, Senior Editor, The Source

Everyone who truly loves Hip-Hop is invited to attend the HoodTREASON release party on Monday June 11th by emailing nyoilevents@gmail.com. Celebrity Red Carpet arrivals will be from 9:00 – 10:30pm; performance will begin at 10:30pm.

NYOIL exploded onto the Online Hip-Hop community in October 2006 with the release of the controversial song and video “Y’all Should All Get Lynched” which was banned by YouTube after 48 hours with almost 6000 views. Since then NYOIL has been featured in media all over the world including Rolling Stone, URB (next 100 issue), Spin.com, Juice Magazine (Germany), HHNLive.com (Canada), Quote Magazine (Sweden), ITN TV News (UK), and Unkut.com (Australia). NYOIL is a multitalented individual who not only writes and produces music, but is also an accomplished spoken word artist, photographer, graffiti artist, motivational speaker, dancer, songwriter, and self-taught video producer. NYOIL is an ideal becoming the spokesman for a movement towards positivity and real hip-hop that is being powered by the people. He is passionate and dedicated to educating and uplifting the youth, the Black community and the world. http://www.myspace.com/nyoil http://www.nyoilmc.com

About Petroleum Empire Music
Petroleum Empire Music is the extension of the long-term vision of our flagship artist NYOIL. Built on the ideals of hard work and determination always paying off, PEM is positioned to become a leader in independent Hip-Hop by infusing all 5 elements of the culture to develop various product offerings reflecting hip hop entertainment, edutainment and agitainment.

About Masta Mix Records
Masta Mix Records was founded in 1997 by the Rap artist Traum as a Vehicle to get real Hip Hop on the store shelves and directly compete with the Major Labels. Since then by following the lead of the Likes of Def Jam and Tommy Boy Records Masta Mix Records has become one of the most successful true Independent Hip Hop Labels in the country.

About MajorConnexx.com
MajorConnexx is #1 source on the web to stay connected to Hip Hop News, Urban Culture, Multimedia Clips, Interviews, and much more! The mission is to keep visitors linked to the Hip Hop universe and Urban Lifestyle by connecting them to only the best content from all over the web. Whether you’re looking for Album Reviews, Rap News, Products, or Hip-Hop Headlines, MajorConnexx has you covered. http://www.majorconnexx.com


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