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8/05/2005

 
BLACK SHEEP RETURNS TO HIP HOP GAME; PERFORMS WITH DE LA SOUL AS PART OF THE KOOL TOUR SERIES THROUGHOUT VENUES IN AUGUST

New Album 8WM to be released in Near Future

August 5, 2005- New York, NY- Commemorating their exciting return to the monotony of mainstream Hip-Hop, legendary Rap duo Black Sheep (Dres & Mr. Lawnge) will appear with John Legend, Common & De La Soul as part of the Kool Tour series throughout various venues in the US in August. Black Sheep also plans to release a new album entitled 8WM in the near future. 8WM features collaborative works from Showbiz, Lord Finesse, Kwame, Dinky Bingham, Vitamin D, Dan the Automator, Bean One, and others.

In 1991, Black Sheep gained notoriety in Hip-Hop with "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," which produced extraordinary hits including "The Choice is Yours" and "Flavor of the Month". "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" hit #30 on the Billboard charts and exploded into mainstream audiences of BET, MTV and radio, selling over 1 million units. Although 14 years later, the team has been developing and making music as well as touring and performing around the United States. Black Sheep has recently appeared with the Handsome Boy Modeling School, Alicia Keys, and the Roots; they were also featured performers of the MTV2 Sucker-Free Concert Series with Doug E. Fresh, Lil' Scrappy, Memphis Bleek, Juvenile and others. The Kool tour will take place in the following cities and venues:

August 6: Atlanta, GA @ the Tabernacle

August 8:  Miami, FL @ the Mansion

August 10: New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues

August 13: Houston, TX @ Hush

August 15: Dallas, TX @ Gypsea Tea Room

August 19: San Francisco, CA @ the Fillmore

Recognizing their contribution to Hip-Hop, Dres is pleased to continue the legacy and essence of true MCing. "Our record plays in a party everyday of the year and we are thankful for that, " says Dres of Black Sheep. To listen to new tracks from 8WM, please visit www.blacksheeponline.com.

About Black Sheep

Black Sheep, made up of Dres and Mr. Lawnge, are considered to be one of Hip Hop's greatest duos of all time. "A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing", their first album, is known to be the voice and soul of the Native Tongues movement and considered to be one of the greatest Hip Hop albums of all time. The group will re-launch its presence formally with their new album, 8WM, to be sold online soon. For more information or booking, please visit www.blacksheeponline.com.

Contact: Nicole Price
Priceless Media
(646) 785-3586 (cell)
pricelessmedia@gmail.com




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