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8/03/2005

 
Third Season of Sonidos Music Specials Debuts with Exploding Latinos in Hip Hop Special

National TV Special Offers First Look at Latino Hip Hop, Reggaeton and Hurban Music

New York, NY--(HISPANIC PR WIRE)--August 2, 2005--AIM Tell-A-Vision Groups Maximas Productions, the award-winning producers from the groundbreaking series American Latino TV and LatiNation, announced their third season of Sonidos, the acclaimed Latin music special series, with the premiere of Sonidos -Volume 9: Latinos in Hip Hop this month on English-language stations all across the United States.

This ninth volume of the quarterly one-hour specials offers insight into the exploding Hurban music genre. Hurban music eclectically mixes Latin Hip Hop, Rap and Reggaeton.

Featured artists segments include: red-hot, West Coast Hip Hop brother act, Akwid; Miami sensation Pitbull; Milwaukee rappers Kinto Sol; R&B crooner, Frankie J; and more. Additionally, the multi-award-winning producers feature in-depth segments on the emergence of Latinos in Rap, as well as on the history of the Chicano Hip Hop movement and a rare and insightful look at the rising popularity of Hip Hop and rap in Cuba.

Sonidos is hosted by Liza Quin, a talented vocal artist and songwriter whose recently released CD Single Make Your Move features Reggaeton pioneer El General.

Ive never witnessed any musical category hotter than Latin rap and Reggaeton, states Robert Rose, CEO of AIM Tell-A-Vision and Executive Producer of the specials. Its being played everywhere. Our production and marketing team has been on this from day one.

Stations scheduled to air the special during the month of August in major markets include Miamis WFOR-CBS 4 on Sunday, August 7th at 11:30 AM, Chicagos WBBM-CBS 2 on Sunday, August 7th at 11 AM and New Yorks WCBS-TV on Sunday, August 14th at 12 noon.

In September, stations airing the program include Houstons KPRC NBC-4 on Saturday, Sept. 3rd at 1:30PM, Dallass KTXA UPN-21 on Saturday, September 10th at 5PM, San Franciscos KPIX CBS-5 on Sunday, September 25th at 3PM and San Antonios WOAI NBC-4 on Saturday, September 17tht 1PM.

The special is cleared in more than 50 markets representing over 40 million homes. The next title, Sonidos Volume 10 - Latin Divas, is scheduled for release in November. The Series is presented exclusively by Volkswagen and sponsored by Burger King.

CONTACT:
AIM Tell-A-Vision
Adam Schoenberg /
(212) 627-3102
http://www.AIMTV.tv
http://www.SonidosTV.com




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