Rasheeda Wants To Know What Type of Gurl Are You?June 11, 2007 at 8:32 pm | Posted in Hip Hop News/Press Releases | Leave a comment
Rasheeda, The Queen of Crunk Has Launches A Contest To Pave The Way For The Next Crop Of Female MCs With A New Contest Entitled “What Type Of Girl Are You?
Rasheeda, the Georgia Peach from Atlanta has just launched a contest to discover the next generation of female MCs with her latest on line contest. As an example of exactly what type of girl Rasheeda is she has created a contest where fans can log on to her My Space page and record their own versions of her latest single “Type Of Girl” to get the opportunity to make a studio recording with a certified rap star.
Rasheeda, who’s new album Dat Type of Gurl on D-Lo/Imperial Records June 19, 2007 has created an innovative new contest to help create a new niche for female MCs that want to legitimately get into the rap game. Via her MySpace Page, http://www.myspace.com/RasheedaGaPeach, Rasheeda has created a contest for her fans to log on and submit an original verse (16 bars) to win an official Rasheeda prize pack. The prize pack includes a poster, a personal phone call from Rasheeda and the opportunity to record their verse with Rasheeda!
Currently, Rasheeda’s MySpace page has some impressive numbers, 97,000 friends, 2.2 million views of her MySpace page, and over 192,000 plays of her new video “My Bubblegum” on MySpace. The theme of the freestyle is “What type of girl are you?” and as excited fans leave rhymes and entries the competition continues to produce glimpses of emerging talent.
Rasheeda, the famous female MC hailing from Atlanta, Georgia has been cranking out hits since the early 90s. As a teenager while her friends were transitioning from Barbie dolls to make-up, Rasheeda was busy writing rhymes and perfecting her craft as an MC. Rasheeda has always ruled as the Queen of Crunk but she has also established herself as one of the sexiest women in hip hop. Her latest album Dat Type of Gurl includes her new single, “My Bubblegum” and it is quickly climbing up the charts.
Rasheeda started out as a member of the teenage hip hop trio Da Kaperz. when she decided to launch her solo career she was snatched up by Motown Records and she released her solo, debut album Dirty South in 2001. The album contained the dirty south anthem, “Do It (Do Da Damn Thang)” with Pastor Troy. Her follow up was 2002’s A Ghetto Dream released on the Atlanta based D-Lo Entertainment label. That album featured collaborations with the superstars of crunk, Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz and secured Rasheeda’s place as one of most talented rap artist in the game. Georgia Peach, was her third successful album containing the critically acclaimed singles, “Vibrate” featuring Petey Pablo and “Rocked Away” with Lil Scrappy.
Her latest endeavor Dat Type of Gurl has guest appearances from southern favorites, Baby, Jazze Pha and Fabo of D4L. Rasheeda has grown as an artist, person and young woman and she can’t wait to let the world know everything that she has been going through with her latest hip hop masterpiece.
Rasheeda has also remained with D-Lo Entertainment and Dat Type of Gurl will be released through that entertainment entity. Imperial Music will provide marketing, publicity, on-line and radio promotions for the project. Rasheeda says, “I’m extremely excited about D-Lo Entertainment and Imperial teaming up on my project. I finally feel like, together, we will be able to fill the void with what’s been missing.” Her new album is the next chapter in Rasheeda’s exciting career as a rap artist. “I feel really good about my new project and confident with who I am and what I have accomplished over the last couple of years.”
There is still time to enter the contest and for more information on Rasheeda log on to http://www.myspace.com/RasheedaGaPeach