FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 21, 2009
SAIGON TEAMS UP WITH
IN ARMS REACH, INC.
FOR HARLEM CHARITY EVENT
(NEW YORK, NY) – Rapper SAIGON will once again be participating in a charity event for IN ARMS REACH on September 29th at City College in Harlem, U.S.A.
SAIGON and IN ARMS REACH will be empowering kids of incarcerated parents with Art and Music to help them develop new skills and realize their full potential. SAIGON will sit down with the kids and gives them guidance and show them how to deal with issues differently through outlets such as music.
IN ARMS REACH, INC. is a non-profit art, music, prison visitation and educational mentoring organization that exclusively services children whose parents are or were formerly offenders of the criminal justice system. IN ARMS REACH, INC. works in conjunction with City College for the City University of New York in partnership with the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Programs and workshops are run on the City College campus. This September event will be the Orientation for the First Class of the year. SAIGON will be introduced as the instructor and he will give an intro into the course.
This nonprofit event, gives SAIGON the opportunity to give back to the community and inspire kids suffering from neglect.
Who: SAIGON & IN ARMS REACH
What: Non-Profit Organization empowering kids of incarcerated parents Art and Music to develop new skills and realize their full potential
Where: City College (Harlem), 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10027
When: September 29th 5 -7 PM
In Arms Reach Inc. recruits through after-school programs, group homes; foster care agencies, NYS and federal prisons, community-based youth and social service organizations. Members are required to attend regularly and present their report cards in order to remain in the program. Other artists who have worked with In Arms Reach are John Forte and Remy Ma.
SAIGON’s new album, “Warning Shots 2,” will be released on October 6th, 2009 on Amalgam Digital/E1 Music.
For more information please visit www.InArmsReach.net .
* WWW.E1ENTERTAINMENT.COM *
* WWW.AMALGAMDIGITAL.COM *
* WWW.MYSPACE.COM/AMALGAMDIGITAL *
About E1 Entertainment
E1 Entertainment (AIM: ETO) is a leading independent entertainment content owner that acquires film, television and music rights and exploits these rights in all media in more than 190 countries.
The company currently operates in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Holland and Belgium through its four primary businesses units: E1 Television, E1 Films, E1 Music and E1 Distribution. These businesses collectively represent E1’s extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production/distribution, Kids content, Licensing and Distribution.
E1’s content library includes more than 3,700 feature films, 2,700 hours of original television programming and 15,000 music tracks.
About Amalgam Digital, Inc
Amalgam Digital is hip-hop’s first genre specific digital retail store and record label. The objective of the digital retail store is to offer an easy-to-use platform with a unique relational database to allow users to conduct searches by artist, album, track, label, or producer. Along with offering content from a catalog of the top independent artists and labels, the company also boasts its own label brand of artists that symbiotically promotes the web site brand. The company offers digital distribution services and recently announced a new User Generated Content module, which enables independent artists and labels to set up a vendor account and directly upload content making it immediately available for purchase in the Amalgam Digital store.
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