FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
YBM and TUAS Celebrates the First Annual Midnight Madness Event
LAS VEGAS, FEBRUARY 22, 2007 Hip-hop’s most distinguished producer, Reg T, recently hosted an all star event, with special guest host Idris Elba, best known as Stringer Bell on HBO’s “The Wire”, and star of the must see Tyler Perry film “Daddy’s Little Girls”. Idris is also known as Big Driis / Big Driis the Londoner has a large female fan following and thus appeared on the cover of Essence’s “Hot Hollywood Men” issue, April 2004 and again in Essence’s November 2005 “10 Hottest Men on the Planet” issue.
The first annual Midnight Madness celebration began at 12:00 AM and rocked on till 6:00 AM. This marked the first time the NBA has brought their “All-Star” weekend to the city of Las Vegas. The event ranked #7 in the Top 2007 NBA All-Star Weekend Events in February (http://blackbeachweek.com/nbaallstarwe.html).
Held at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, YBM and The Unsigned Artist Show (TUAS) once again produced a luxury experience for partygoers, playing host to several hundred invitees representing the who’s who of the urban entertainment and NBA world. Noted celebrities spied enjoying the party were Joe Clair (BET’s Rap City), Sofia Stewart (Mother of the Matrix, Jamie Hector (Marlo Stanfield from HBO’s “The Wire”), Kim Tumey (CEO of KTE), as well as the legendary Jim Jones (rapper and founding member of The Diplomats, Director of A&R for Warner Music Group) who not only got the party started, but shut it down. Other notable attendees included: DStyles (Designer), who premiered custom sneakers and accessories, revealing his exclusive limited edition shell toed Adidas; and Reuben Gordon, Andy, and Ron Brown, of IGP Team (Infinity Global Partners).
The party continued into the early morning, as guests enjoyed the sounds of none other than DJs Big Driis, DJ Shogun, and DJ Scratch Master Skee, who supplied the hottest tracks in hip-hop and R&B. YBM Productions will soon release a promotional DVD of the event.
YBM and TUAS would like to thank Headshell Entertainment, with special thanks to Oronde Garrett for making all of this possible. Big thanks to Chris Williams, CEO of Nu Era Production and Design for video and audio production.
About YBM Productions
YBM Productions (YBM) is a full service music and media production company. In the area of music, YBM creates and records tracks in the music genres of Hip-Hop, Jazz and R&B. YBM offers an enhanced quality of sound and fluency that fits in any production environment. Some of the specific services include music production, audio resumes, ring tones, musical tracks for video games, soundtracks, play and movie scores, commercials (jingles), audio biographies, voice-overs, interactive cds and audio innovations. YBM has been in operation for over ten years, developing a vast selection of music tracks. In November of 2005, YBM launched The Unsigned Artist Podcast Show (TUAS) www.unsignedartistshow.com . The Unsigned Artist Podcast Show gives unsigned artists and independent labels around the world an opportunity to showcase their talent in a radio show format. Coupled with some of the most exclusive interviews from people in the entertainment industry as well as featured unsigned artists, producers and DJ’s, TUAS has quickly become the hottest unsigned artist show on the Net.
Reginald Turner/ Fred Short
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