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7/5/2007 11:39:26 AM
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Although a native of Dallas, TX, at the very young age of 2 weeks, his mother moved their family to Los Angeles, California (Athens Park), shortly after the passing of his father, due to a terminal illness. Growing up on the West Coast , Countri Boi got involved with the L.A. gang lifestyle. With all the trouble he was getting in, his mother moved the family back to Dallas. Growing up on the West Coast and spending his teenage years in the South, Cuntri has combination of the two backgrounds gives him a style all his own.
"I want to give respect to those who put Texas on the map and thank those who supported me. Being on TVT Records puts me next in line to rep my hometown to the fullest," says Countri Boi. "I speak from my heart and TVT & Keeplock Entertainment gives me the freedom to put those words to beats anyway I like. Your gonna love my album because it touches on all coasts and will respect the Keeplock grind."
"We wanted to team Countri with Slim Thug and Rick Ross to show that he is the next up Boss and ready for primetime," says TVT Records President, Steve Gottlieb. "Countri Boi's charisma and raw honesty will help him powerfully represent the Dallas hip hop movement."
About TVT Records
America's #1 independent record company for five consecutive years, TVT Records celebrates 20 years of discovering and breaking some of the most revolutionary recording artists and exciting trends in music. TVT Records has given the world such impact artists as Nine Inch Nails, Ja Rule, Underworld, Ying Yang Twins and Lil Jon. The label has had an indelible impact on music by being involved in the early days of a host of new genres from Electronica and nu metal to Crunk and has earned the reputation of always being on the cusp of what is next.
Up-and-coming artists making noise include Cuban-American hip-hop star Pitbull, R&B songstresses Teedra Moses and KeKe Wyatt, Southern-fried emcee Yo Gotti, party rap group Da Muzicianz, rock bands Polyphonic Spree and Just Jack among others.
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