SCREAMFEST PRESS RELEASE: T.I. & CIARA HIT STAGE THIS SUMMER W/ YUNG JOC, T-PAIN & LLOYD FOR SCREAMFEST 07June 29, 2007 at 4:34 pm | Posted in Hip Hop News/Press Releases | Leave a comment
SCREAMFEST ’07 SETS THE SUMMER OFF RIGHT AS
This year’s SCREAM TOUR, aptly titled “SCREAMFEST ’07, is the sixth installment in the critically acclaimed SCREAM TOUR concert series that has, in the past, featured everyone from Ne-Yo to Bow Wow, Chris Brown and Omarion. The SCREAM TOUR has built a reputation for bringing together the best of the best in the worlds of rap and R&B to rock the house “LIVE” for one unforgettable night for thousands of urban youth across the country. Throughout its history, the SCREAM TOUR concert series has entertained over one million fans. SCREAMFEST ’07 will continue to build on the incredible legacy that has made the SCREAM TOUR a household name among youth. Fans will definitely get high-powered performances filled with intense audience interaction, all within a festival setting delivered by their favorite top-charting artists.
The highly anticipated concert stars one of the hottest rappers of our time, two-time Grammy award winning artist-T.I. and its first female headliner ever and one of the most successful R&B stars of this era-Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum selling entertainer-Ciara. Both Ciara and T.I. continue to capitalize on their multi-platinum selling, award-winning successes. From music to movies, they both have emerged as two of the music industry’s premiere power players. T.I., the multi-talented rapper and actor, will be headlining SCREAMFEST ’07 in promotion of his fifth Grand Hustle/Atlantic Records album, T.I. vs T.I.P, slated for release on July 3rd. The highly anticipated album includes his current hit single, “Big Things Poppin’ ” and his new release, “You Know What It Is” featuring Wyclef Jean.
“SCREAMFEST ’07 will surpass all expectations. This year I plan on setting the bar extremely high,” said T.I. “Nothing like what you’re used to. The tour is evolving and becoming more mature. We are going to go hard. I guarantee it will be the tour of the summer and you can bet the house on that.”
Ciara is headlining SCREAMFEST ’07 in continued promotion of her platinum-selling sophomore release, Ciara: The Evolution, which features the top-charting singles, “Promise” and “Like A Boy” and her new single “Can’t Leave ‘Em Alone” featuring 50 Cent.
“This is my second time being a part of the SCREAM and I must say that it feels bigger and better this year,” said Ciara. “I am very excited about the lineup. It’s the hottest names in music and I can guarantee that fans will be excited as well. Expect a lot of energy on this tour and expect to hear hit after hit after hit!”
The concert will also feature Grammy nominated and platinum selling rapper Yung Joc, who drops his second album Hustlenomics on August 28, along with hit-maker T-Pain, who recently released his sophomore album Epiphany, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. Rounding out the featured acts is R&B sensation and heartthrob Lloyd, who’s set to perform his hit single, “Get It Shawty.” The tour producers have also confirmed that there will be other special guest performers in cities along the way.
Once again, this year’s tour will be supported by media giant Black Entertainment Television (BET). This is BET’s fifth year as a presenting sponsor of the SCREAM TOUR. In addition to presenting the country’s premiere musical superstars from rap to R&B, the SCREAM TOUR concert series has also built a reputation for building powerfully strategic corporate alliances to partner with the tour. This year will be no different. In addition to BET’s partnership with SCREAMFEST ’07, several high-profile corporations, ranging from communications leaders to broadcast giant’s, are preparing to align themselves with this year’s tour. All corporate sponsors and content partners will be announced next week. SCREAMFEST ’07, presented by BET and SCREAM Star Entertainment, is being produced and marketed by Michael Mauldin and Mauldin Brand Agency for SCREAM Star Entertainment.SCREAMFEST ’07 DATES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
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