Rapper Coolio and digital music service NexTune team up
on: October 28, 2008, 5:10 am
Release Author: NexTune,
Release Summary: Coolio and NexTune team up to promote Coolio's
new release "Steal Hear" and the television premier
of the Oxygen network's "Coolio's Rules".
Release Body: Redmond, WA October 27, 2008 - Digital music service
NexTune.com is promoting Coolio's
latest release "Steal Hear" due out
October 28, 2008. With three platinum albums and six top ten hits,
"Steal Hear" is Coolio's seventh
album and his first in two years. In conjunction with his new
release, Coolio goes from rap daddy to big daddy
in reality show "Coolio's Rules" as
his four teenage kids move in and he finds out that his kids have
a lot to learn and Coolio, with his irreverent methods of discipline,
will be just the one to show them.
the show, Coolio will be on the road promoting
his latest "Steal Hear" tracks along
with his son Artis, who is starting his own rap
career. Fans can log on at http://www.nextune.com
to listen to Coolio's latest single "Boyfriend",
download Coolio playlists and have a chance to
win $100. Fans match their knowledge of Coolio
facts in NexTune's Hip Hop Triva Game contest.
Five top scores will be chosen to win $100 each. Questions range
from real life Coolio events, hip hop culture and facts about
DuKane, president of NexTune says, "We're pleased
to be featuring Coolio as one our first featured artists. His
innovation of the Rap/Hip Hop genre personifies our approach to
online digital music. Our focus is on social interaction that
is so much a part of the music experience, very much the same
as what you'll see in the show "Coolio's Rules".
NexTune, Inc. - NexTune Digital Music is an online service
that lets users create full streaming playlists, share playlists
and interact with other users. NexTune integrates the online music
experience with a powerful desk top application called Nexus that
seamlessly works with Apple's iTunes and Microsofts' MediaPlayer.
With Nexus, the user can create instant playlists featuring songs
from their own music library in addition to songs recommended
by NexTune. Unlike other social music sites, users earn points
for connecting with other members and posting or downloading playlists.
Each month, NexTune awards five members with the most points $100
each. NexTune provides DRM free MP3 downloads on a pay per download
basis through Amazon.com.
Coolio - Coolio is a multi-talented Grammy Award winning
and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, and is
one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide. To date,
Coolio has sold over 27 million records globally and has performed
in concerts to adoring fans around the world. “Coolio’s
Rules” is executive produced by Coolio, Chris Coelen, Greg
Goldman, Andrew Hoegl, Jonathan Singer, Susan Haber and co-executive
produced by Mike Duffy for RDF USA and Scott Cooper.
Details: NexTune, Inc.
8201 164th Ave. NE Suite 200
Redmond, WA 98052