T.I. & FRIENDS – MYSPACE LIVE WEBCAST, TOMORROW WEDS 6/20

June 19, 2007 at 5:51 pm | Posted in Hip Hop News/Press Releases | Leave a comment

MySpace and T-Mobile Sidekick to Host MySpace Live! Concert Featuring Grammy Award Winning Artist T.I.  Fans can watch the live show on June 20 exclusively on the T-Mobile Sidekick Profile at (http://www.myspace.com/sidekick)

Catch rapper T.I. and special surprise guests at the next MySpace LIVE! presented by T-Mobile Sidekick. This performance kicks off at The Riv in Chicago on June 20, 2007. This free performance will be hosted by Nick Cannon (http://www.myspace.com/nickcannon) and also features DJ GQ and Chicago rappers Twista  (http://www.myspace.com/twista) and Lupe Fiasco (http://www.myspace.com/lupefiasco).  Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and fans should plan to arrive early as this event is first come, first serve and doors close at capacity. This MySpace Live! concert will also be broadcast exclusively for all MySpace members on the T-Mobile Sidekick Profile (http://www.myspace.com/sidekick) at 7:00 – 9:00 pm PST, 9:00-11:00 pm CST, and 10:00 – 12:00 pm EST.

Sponsored by T-Mobile, MySpace LIVE! includes an on-site message ticker allowing users at home to send comments and text messages in real time to on-site attendees.

T.I. is the third most popular artist on MySpace with approximately 1.7 million friends; T.I’s hit song What You Know currently has over 11 million plays on MySpace. T.I is known for hits What You Know, 24’s, Rubberband Man, Bring Em Out, U Don’t Know Me, ASAP, Why You Wanna and Top Back. T.I’s fourth album, King debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart on April 4, 2006, selling 522,000 copies in its first week. It became Atlantic Records’ best-selling album in 15 years. In spring of 2006, T.I. released What You Know; this song has also been used in promotion of the film ATL, in which T.I. stars. T.I. won two Grammys at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Rap Solo Performance for “What You Know” and Best Collaboration for “My Love” with Justin Timberlake. T.I’s new album T.I. vs. T.I.P is in stores on July 3rd. Fans can learn more about T.I.’s new album as well as participate in blogs and forums by visiting his MySpace profile (http://www.myspace.com/trapmuzik).

To date, MySpace has more than three million bands using the site. MySpace music has allowed bands to share music and videos, announce tour dates and communicate with fans and others in the MySpace community, seamlessly integrating the web into shared online and offline experiences. MySpace Music has been the launch pad for exclusive, high profile album releases such as the Black Eyed Peas, Weezer, Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Neil Diamond, Queens of the Stone Age, R.E.M., Audioslave and many more.

Fans can learn more about MySpace LIVE! by visiting the T-Mobile Sidekick Profile at (http://www.myspace.com/sidekick).

About MySpace.com

MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., is the premier lifestyle portal for connecting with friends, discovering popular culture, and making a positive impact on the world. By integrating web profiles, blogs, instant messaging, e-mail, music streaming, music videos, photo galleries, classified listings, events, groups, college communities, and member forums, MySpace has created a connected community. As the first ranked web domain in terms of page views*, MySpace is the most widely-used and highly regarded site of its kind and is committed to providing the highest quality member experience. MySpace will continue to innovate with new features that allow its members to express their creativity and share their lives, both online and off. MySpace’s international network includes localized community sites in the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, and Latin America.

*Among the top 2000 domains comScore Media Metrix, May 2007. For more information on comScore Networks, please go to http://www.comscore.com.

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