From Courtney at E1 Music:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 27, 2010
BROOKLYN MC AND SLAUGHTERHOUSE MEMBER JOELL ORTIZ
TO RELEASE LONG-AWAITED, SOPHOMORE ALBUM, FREE AGENT, ON NOVEMBER 30th, 2010
(New York, NY) — Critically acclaimed MC Joell Ortiz is set to drop his second studio album “Free Agent” on November 30th, 2010 via Entertainment One Music.
“Free Agent” will have an all star guest appearances from The Lox and production from Dj Premier, Just Blaze, Dj Khalil and others
Joell Ortiz is finishing up a U.S. tour, and will tour Canada in December and Europe in February. Ortiz has also worked with watch company Flud to create the Yaowa watch, and has just begun work on Slaughterhouse’s sophomore album.
“Sing Like Bilal,” the new single off of “Free Agent,” was produced by DJ Premiere and has just been added to New York tastemaker radio station Hot 97.
Ortiz released his debut album, The Brick (Bodega Chronicles), in 2007 on eOne Music. The album centered on his dense, rhyme-based work, and featured notable collaborations with Styles P, Akon and the legendary Big Daddy Kane. The Brick was met with considerable critical acclaim, landing Ortiz features in numerous hip-hop and mainstream publications including a much sought after “Leader of the New School” cover story for XXL Magazine, along with Papoose, Crooked I, Saigon, Lupe Fiasco and others.
Having earned a loyal following from his lyrically-driven performances and energetic live shows Ortiz is poised to make an impact with his highly-anticipated new album, Free Agent. Ortiz is ready to deliver his fans another dose of lyrical fire.
For More Information:
* www.JoellOrtiz.com *
* www.twitter.com/JoellOrtiz *
* www.facebook.com/pages/Joell-Ortiz/65427400740 *
* www.myspace.com/joellortiz *
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