Indie Label Going Major
With an objective to deliver new music to the world in both physical and digital formats, Hoopla Worldwide is gearing up to release an extensive array of albums in 2012.
Fans of the late MC Breed will finally see his first official posthumous album come to life. This highly-anticipated album has been worked on over the years from artists and producers such as Obie Trice, The D.O.C, Jazze Pha, Shorty B, Erotic D, Too Short, Bud’da, Tracy Tyler, Spice 1 and more. Hoopla Worldwide is reaching out to other Michigan native stars to contribute to the album, such as Eminem, Kid Rock and Royce da 5’9. The album is executive produced by Breed’s wife, Tasha Breed, for his Estate.
Other releases from the Hoopla label include two mainstream artists: pop singer Sabrina’s debut album “Something Like A Renegade” which boasts an all-star cast, as well as international artist, Nasim with her “A.L.I.E.N” album featuring Krayzie Bone, Krazy D (of original NWA) and buzzing Swedish producer Ajami.
Hoopla Worldwide is introducing a special division of releases dubbed “Glorious” which will focus on established or legendary artists and producers who have made an impact in the industry. Hoopla’s “Glorious” releases will include Big V aka Vito Banga (Nappy Roots), Ying Yang Twins, MC Eiht, Knoc-turn’al, Ant Banks, Sir Jinx, and Tha Chill (Compton’s Most Wanted) with his highly anticipated album “Chillafornia” featuring Kurupt, MC Ren (N.W.A), 1st Generation, King Tee, Kokane and RBX.
Tupac & E-40 producer Mike Mosley has brought his Steady Mobbin’ Productions imprint to Hoopla to release former Strange Music artist Cognito’s “Spoiled Milk”, Bay Area’s own Keak Da Sneak, as well as films from actor/director Brian Hooks (“Fool’s Gold” w/ Matthew McConaughey, “Soul Plane” w/ Snoop Dogg, “3 Strikes” w/ DJ Pooh).
Twenty year industry veteran Kevin Dickson, who has a successful history of working with Master P, E-40, Priority Records, Jive Records, Death Row Records, and Universal Music Group among others, brings his Mackavelli Records brand to Hoopla to release several projects, including the Pop/R&B rising star named Si’m Styles.
Hoopla Worldwide is also gearing up to put out some DVD’s through the WIDEawake Entertainment / eOne Music pipeline with cinematic releases including the film, “3 Days in LA” and DVD releases from Director Dennis McKinley and separately, a That Kid Era film by Danny Gallardo. Look out for the upcoming “Illuminati Sky” project that features some of the biggest names in rock music to see the light of day. Songwriter, Activist and Author, Zara Phillips, is releasing material through the label that will feature two songs from the legendary DMC of Run DMC. In addition, the amazing World Music artist Vahagn Turgutyan will be released in the first quarter of 2012. Additionally, albums from Audio Stepchild, Gary Meeks, Tan-D and Big A (with a debut album featuring T.I., Rick Ross, and Snoop Dogg) are on schedule for release in the New Year.
Hoopla Media Group, JHP, Lunatic Management, Urbanista Graphix, Distinct Music Group and Spin Doctor PR are all affiliates of the Hoopla Worldwide conglomerate. For more information on Hoopla Worldwide and their upcoming releases with WIDEawake Entertainment / eOne Music, visit: www.hooplaworldwide.com