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8/25/2005

 
Tower Records Welcomes Grammy Winner Kanye West to NYC Lincoln Center Store

Hip-Hop Superstar Kanye West to Autograph his Latest and Much Anticipated CD 'Late Registration' at Exclusive In-Store Appearance on Tuesday, August 30

NEW YORK and SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower Records, America's leading independent music and movie retailer, today announced that it will welcome Hip-Hop Superstar, Grammy(R) winning producer and recording artist Kanye West to its NYC Lincoln Center store on Tuesday, August 30th, at 5:00 p.m. for an exclusive in-store appearance and autograph session, occurring on the same day that Kanye releases his much anticipated sophomore CD Late Registration.

WHO: Grammy winning producer and artist Kanye West

WHAT: Exclusive in-store signing for sophomore CD Late Registration
(released in stores nationwide on the same day)

WHEN: Tuesday, August 30th at 5 p.m. ET

WHERE: Tower Records Lincoln Center - 1961 Broadway, NYC - Event details
hotline: 212-799-2500

MORE: A chance to meet Grammy winning, multi-platinum recording artist and producer (Jay-Z, Alicia Keys) Kanye West, who will autograph copies of his much anticipated 2nd CD, Late Registration, featuring the groundbreaking new singles, "Diamonds from Sierra Leone" and "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx.

Late Registration features a line-up of guest artists that includes: Brandy, Jamie Foxx, Jay-Z, Adam Levine of Maroon Five, Paul Wall, and Kanye's longtime friend and collaborator John Legend.

It's a huge week for Kanye! In tandem with the release of his second CD and this exclusive in-store event at Tower Records Lincoln Center, Kanye managed to make it on the front cover of the August 29th issue of TIME Magazine.

HOW: Fans are able to secure their place in line to meet Kanye West by purchasing his new CD, Late Registration, on the nationwide release date Tuesday, August 30th beginning at 9 a.m. at Tower Records Lincoln Center. Due to artist scheduling, a place in line does not guarantee meeting the artist. Fans must show proof of purchase from Tower Records Lincoln Center to guarantee place in line.

Official websites: kanyewest.com, rocafella.com, tower.com

About Tower Records

Since 1960, Tower Records has been recognized and respected throughout the world for its unique brand of retailing. Founded in Sacramento, California, with the singular vision to have a music store with unparalleled selection and fair prices, Tower forges ahead with the development of exciting shopping environments, espousing diverse product ranges, artist performances, and technological advances in merchandising. Tower maintains its commitment to providing the deepest selection of entertainment merchandise in stores that celebrate the unique interests and needs of the local community.

Tower owns and operates 89 stores in the U.S. with a further 144 stores run by licensees in nine different countries. The company opened one of the first Internet music stores on America Online in June 1995 and followed a year later with the launch of Tower.com.

NOTE: Tower, Tower Records, Tower Records Videos Books, and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of MTS, Incorporated in the United States and other countries.

Source: Tower Records

CONTACT: Lisa Amore, +1-206-322-4658, or lisa@amorepr.com, for
Tower Records

Web site: http://www.kanyewest.com/

Web site: http://www.rocafella.com/

Web site: http://www.tower.com/




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