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League510 Compete In Virgin Mobile's Book The Band Contest
Posted by Steve Juon at Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 4:30PM :: Email this article :: Print this article

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League510 Compete In Virgin Mobile's Book The Band Contest

Bay Arew Crew Competing To Win $5K And Chance To Open Up For M.I.A., Pavement, T.I., And Sleigh Bells In Front Of 40,000 Fans

The Contest:

League510, the Bay Area's four-man crew of Town Techno purveyors, has been hand-selected to compete in Virgin Mobile FreeFest's Book The Band Contest. They are competing with over 200 other bands for the next week to earn a spot in the Top 20. Virgin Mobile will then pick 5 finalists, who will compete to win the grand prize.

The Grand Prize winner will receive $5000 in cash and play in front of 40,000 fans at Virgin Mobile FreeFest along side renowned artists including M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, T.I., Pavement, Ludacris, Joan Jett, and more. For the driven group, who recently won mtvU’s Freshmen Five video contest and was profiled by AOL’s, winning this contest will allow the band to share their energetic stage show with thousands of fans.

The final countdown for the Grand Prize winner is quickly approaching. Voting closes August 19th, 2010. Fans can vote once per day by entering League510's name on Virgin Mobile's Book The Band Contest webpage.

Vote for League510 here: .

The Background:

Emcees TK, Mont, Mr. Knowitall and DJ Blacksmith better known as League510 are pioneers of a sound that is all their own, Town Techno. With a sound that is out of this world, League510's musical journey began in a galaxy far away from ours. After traveling the universe for years, they entered our galaxy and our planet shortly thereafter. With sights on our world, the quartet chose to land in the hills east of Oakland, CA. After hiding their ship deep in the hills they approached this new town with great curiosity and were immediately amazed by the vibrant culture that they found. Adopting the Bay Area scene as their new home, League510 wasted no time in beginning their new musical journey here in our world. Using advanced abilities, the four emcees quickly mastered the art of sound and gave birth to Town Techo, a form of music that would unite the people in heightened awareness; to show them to take action, to appreciate the fun in life, to believe in themselves and to believe in The League.

About Clear Label Records:

Founded in Oakland, CA in 1999, Clear Label Records has established itself as one of the top independent labels in the Bay Area. The company is owned and operated by Tajai Massey, renowned recording artist with the group Souls of Mischief and the crew Hieroglyphics, who brings a unique perspective to the label utilizing his experiences as a major-label recording artist turned independent label owner & successful touring musician. Clear Label is home to recording artists of many genres such as Chris Marsol, Baby Jaymes, FamSyrk, Deep Rooted, League510, and more. Through a partnership with Pushing the Beat (PTB) called ClearBeat, the label is also home to Oakland’s hottest street artists including Beeda Weeda, Shady Nate, D-Lo, Sleepy D and others. Look for full-length releases from all of these artists in the near future.  For more information, please visit .


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