New York, NY – R&B sensation Bobby Valentino will hit Apple stores across America offering up the sexy and heart-felt sounds from his sophomore album “Special Occasion,” which was released May 8th on DTP/Island Def Jam, debuting in the Top 3 on Billboard. As part of June’s Black Music Month, Bobby will treat fans with his live soulful renditions of the hit single “Anonymous” (feat. Timbaland) and other tracks. The crooner of the #1 gold single “Slow Down,” will perform at Apple stores in seven cities, starting on June 1st in his native Atlanta (see itinerary following). Fans can check out www.dtprecords.com for updates on their city.
Baton Rouge, LA – May 21, 2006 Trill Entertainments’ all-star artists Webbie and Lil Boosie, each have a laundry list of accomplishments credited to their name. Both have had chart-topping singles, both have sold thousands of ring tones, and both have had major label debuts, which were quick to reach top-tier rankings. In a fashion similar to many of their Southern predecessors (Cash Money Click and No Limit Soldiers), Webbie and Lil Boosie have collaborated with their third label mate Foxx, to showcase their skills on the national stage. “Lil Boosie, Webbie, Foxx & Trill Fam present Survival of the Fittest” features each artist collectively and individually over the beats of in-house hitmaker, Mouse. Additionally, premiering for the first time is the fourth member from Trill Entertainment, Big Head. Together, Trill Family has constructed an album that will prove pivotal in shining the spotlight on the movement that is Trill.
Info on the 2007 Ball4Real Streetball Tour below
STREETBALL IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER WITH THE 2007 BALL4REAL STREETBALL TOUR PRESENTED BY MOUNTAIN DEW
Former Stars of ESPN’s “Streetball” Hit The Road For The Only Player-Owned Streetball Tour Kicking Off June 1
Tickets on Sale Beginning May 5th
(New York, NY – May 21, 2007) Streetball is bigger and better than ever and coming to a court near you! The trash-talking. The sizzling one-on-one face-offs. The crazy dunks. Streeball has been rejuvenated, the excitement is back, and fans can get closer than ever to the action this year with the launch of the 30-city arena Ball4Real Streetball Tour. Presented by Mountain Dew, the tour features top stars made famous on ESPN’s “Streetball,” the best streetball players in the world. The tour kicks off on June 1, 2007 in Seattle, WA at the Key Arena and culminates in the ultimate showdown at the world famous Madison Square Garden in New York City on August 25, 2007.
Brought to you by the masterminds and basketball talent behind the previous years’ AND 1 Mixtape Tour, the electrifying Ball4Real Streetball Tour is nothing but real: the members of this tour are not just players in the game. They own the game. Lisa Fusco – former GM of the AND 1 Mixtape Tour – and the game’s hottest streetball players founded and own Streetball Entertainment and the Ball4Real Tour, which means they answer to no one but the game and the fans of the game. It doesn’t get any more real than that!
Also real is the philanthropic mission of Streetball Entertainment, which will give back in every city along the tour, with top players stopping in at local YMCAs and community centers, engaging in various forms of community outreach. Ball4Real will play in the biggest and best venues in the country, but will pay homage to the streets where all the players got their start by offering fans arena-level play at playground prices, with lower level tickets ranging from $10-$30. This same community spirit informs the Block Party, a free event in conjunction with the tour featuring a live DJ, a car show, food, prizes, merchandise, interactive activities, and much more…but most importantly great streetball action with local hotshots competing against the streetballers for a shot at the big game and ultimately a $100,000 Ball4Real contract.
Inside world-class arenas thousands of fans can see their favorite players formerly on ESPN’s “Streetball” as part of the revolutionary, brand new, player-owned Streetball Entertainment Ball4Real Tour. Players include AO, Main Event, Spyda, 50, ½ Man ½ Amazing, Shane the Dribbling Machine, Circus, Special FX, I’ll Be Right Back, Killa Kirby , High Octane, Pharmacist, Coach Steve Burtt and Mr. 720 (formerly Air Up There), who performed the first-ever 720º dunk during a game in Houston last season!
Ball4Real Streetball Tour is presented by Mountain Dew in partnership with Greyhound, Stephon Marbury’s Starbury sneakers, AEG Live, Steve & Barry’s, Old Spice, and Spalding.
Streetball Entertainment is revamping streetball and taking it to the next level through the formation of Streetball Entertainment and the Ball4Real Streetball Tour, coming to a city near you this summer!
Ball 4Real Streetball Tour 2007:
June 1 Key Arena Seattle, WA (on sale May 5th)
June 6 Orleans Arena Las Vegas, NV (on sale May 5th)
June 8 Arco Arena Sacramento, CA (on sale May 12th)
June 10 Cox Arena San Diego, CA (on sale May 12th)
June 15 Oracle Arena Oakland, CA (on sale May 5th)
June 16 Home Depot Center Los Angeles, CA (on sale May 5th)
June 20 Pepsi Coliseum Denver, CO (on sale May 12th)
June 23 Ford Center Oklahoma City, OK (on sale May 12th)
June 25 American Airlines Center Dallas, TX (on sale May 12th)
June 27 Toyota Center Houston, TX (on sale May 12th)
June 29 Superdome Arena New Orleans, LA (on sale May 12th)
July 1 FedEx Forum Memphis, TN (on sale May 12th)
July 6 Scottrade Center St. Louis, MO (on sale May 12th)
July 7 United Center Chicago, IL (on sale May 5th)
July 11 Cobo Arena Detroit, MI (on sale May 5th)
July 13 BJCC Arena Birmingham, AL (on sale June 2nd)
July 15 Phillips Arena Atlanta, GA (on sale May 5th)
July 18 Veteran’s Memorial Arena Jacksonville, FL (on sale June 2nd)
July 21 American Airlines Center Miami, FL (on sale May 5th)
July 25 Bobcats Arena Charlotte, NC (on sale June 2nd)
July 27 Colonial Center Columbia, SC (on sale June 2nd)
July 29 Verizon Center Washington, D.C. (on sale May 5th)
Aug 1 Constant Center Norfolk, VA (on sale June 2nd)
Aug 4 US Bank Arena Cincinnati, OH (on sale June 2nd)
Aug 8 Wolstein Arena Cleveland, OH (on sale June 2nd)
Aug 11 HSBC Arena Buffalo, NY (on Sale June 2nd)
Aug 15 Verizon Wireless Arena Manchester, NH (on Sale June 2nd)
Aug 19 Wachovia Center Philadelphia, PA (on sale May 5th)
Aug 25 Madison Square Garden New York, NY (on sale May 5th)