Posted by Dave
Rap News Network
4/27/2006 5:38:14 AM
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Universal Motown Records hip-hop artist Chamillionaire is ridin' an unprecedented tidal wave of across-the-board success, propelled by the second single "Ridin," from his debut album The Sound Of Revenge. "Ridin," featuring Krayzie Bone, is currently the #1 record at Rhythm Crossover radio, the #1 Greatest Gainer at R&B Mainstream and the #1 Most Requested Record with females across the country at urban radio. The "Ridin," video is also currently the #1 Most Played clip on both MTV2 and BET, captivating the attention of music fans nationwide.
Chamillionaire is also taking over on the digital domain, receiving more than 3 million hits on the popular fan destination site Myspace.com, and is establishing an unparalleled on-line presence by claiming the #1 most visited web site on the Universal Motown roster. The prolific rapper is also topping the surging mobile sales market, becoming Universal Music Group's #1 selling ringtone artist, as well as owning the #1 hip-hop video on AOL.
The scorching debut album, The Sound Of Revenge sales have steadily increased for the past eight weeks and is rapidly moving up the Billboard Top 200 Album chart, jumping from #43 to #20 this past week.
In addition -- the tireless Houston native recently geared up for some lyrical smack with fans as the newest celebrity to participate in the Xbox Live "Game with Fame" on-line session. Chamillionaire joined fans live on April 18 in a 'live' gaming event which gives Xbox Live subscribers the opportunity to play and chat with some of music's hottest stars. Past celebrity players include Ludacris, The Strokes, and Incubus. The energetic live performer is also rolling through the country with fellow Houston native Lil' Flip, on the Texas Boyz Tour.
On the verge of becoming a 'household' hip-hop name, and praised by tomes like the NY Daily News, for his ability to "transform himself with a range of styles," Chamillionaire told one writer, recently: " ... It's great to see fans wearing a shirt with my face on it. It's crazy how people react when you speak with purpose."
The Sound Of Revenge, which features a top-tier roster of acclaimed producers and guest-artists, such as Kool & Dre (The Game), Scott Storch (50 Cent), David Banner, Mannie Fresh, and The Beat Bullies (Big Boi/Outkast), is nearing platinum, becoming one of the most successful hip-hop debuts of the year.
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