Posted by Dave
Rap News Network
5/25/2006 12:02:21 PM
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After winning the Hip Hop category of the John Lennon Songwriting Competition Session II for his song “Contradictions”, Storm the unpredictable was declared the 2006 John Lennon Award winner. The announcement of the winners and prizes (which includes of an EMI Publishing Deal) was made May 1st, after Storm competed against the Session I winner in an online voting battle which began March 15th at 11AM and ended April 26th. The executive judging committee of the John Lennon Songwriting Competition consisted of D-12, Al Jarreau, Lyfe Jennings, Teairra Mari, John Legend and Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas, as well as other music industry professionals and veterans. Storm was also a runner-up in the John Lennon competition session I for another song “Darker The Berry” (the remix of which can be found on Storm’s upcoming album), and will now go on to compete for the Maxell Song of the Year and $20,000.
Storm the unpredictable has also recently been selected to participate in the Mountain Dew/Amp Energy Drink 6Pack program. The Mountain Dew/AMP Energy Drink 6Pack Program is a program that enables artists to create 6-minute audio press-kits that features 2-4 snippets of songs with dialogue/interview of one band. The 6Pack is distributed to over 300 college, high school, community and commercial radio stations around the country. Approximately one month after release to radio the artists 6Pack will be posted online at www.ampenergy.com, where fans can download their 6Pack. Previous participants of the program include Aceyalone, Lifesavas, Lyrics Born, and Zion-I. Storm’s 6Pack segment will run nation wide for the entire month of June.
Seizing the momentum from his recent accolades, Storm The Unpredictable will release the first of two internet commercials for his upcoming enhanced CD sophomore album release, A2:What Should Have Been on April 24, 2006; you can view the video by clicking here. A2: What Should Have Been, will be released July 2006 on Ty-She Ent./SPP Waxworks/Domination Recordings. The joint venture will ensure Storm’s sophomore LP has a national and international presence in regular retail outlets, chains, mom-and-pop stores as well as online stores. A2: What Should Have Been will feature production and guest appearances from Decompose (DC), Brainstorm Sounds, DJ Symphoni, Danja Mowf, C. Walker a.k.a. Kokayi, The Unknown and Priest da nomad.
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