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3/29/2006

 
MURS ANNOUNCES NATION WIDE TOUR WITH 9th WONDER and SUPREEME

Record Collection artist Murs announces nationwide tour March 29th with acclaimed producer 9th Wonder and labelmates Supreeme

In conjunction with Tuesdays release of his new album Murray's Revenge, west coast underground hip hop phenom Murs will be heading out on a two month nationwide tour with 9th Wonder and labelmates Supreeme, the first act that he signed to Record Collection. This tour will be making stops in major cities across the US including NY, Chicago, San Francisco and Philadelphia.

Murray's Revenge follows the runaway acclaim of Murs last album, 2004's instant classic 3:16 The 9th Edition (Def Jux). 3:16 was Murs first collabo with 9th Wonder of Little Brother & Jay-Z fame. 9th Wonder first gained fame with his group Little Brother and has since gone on to produce for Mary J. Blige, M.O.P., Freeway, Destinys Child and more. Murs & 9ths first collaboration ended up on numerous Top 10s and Best of 2004 lists. With Murray's Revenge Murs is able to once again give his listeners an honest and refreshing look into his world and issues that are still of importance to this day through his lyrics.

During his career he has had the opportunity to collaborate with everyone from Aesop Rock, Atmosphere, Company Flow, Little Brother, Jean Grae, Living Legends, Aceyalone, Shock G, E-40 and many more. He got his start in the Living Legends and still remains affiliated with the group. Murs organized and headlined the Paid Dues Independent Hip-Hop Festival on March 11th at the Shrine Expo Center which also featured underground hip-hop heavyweights El-P, Aesop Rock, Brother Ali and more. Over 6,000 fans attended the show and the LA Times said Theres a vibrant rap scene with advanced lyricism, stinging political commentary and quality DJ performances that continues to flourish in a seemingly parallel universe
Murs is at the forefront on this burgeoning scene.

MURS & 9th WONDER ON TOUR
with SUPREEME

March 30 - Orlando, FL @ Back Booth
April 1 - Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
April 2 - Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
April 3 - Carboro, NC @ Cats Cradle
April 4 - Roanoke, VA @ Awful Arthurs
April 5 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
April 6 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
April 7 - Hamden, CT @ Hamden United Plains Church
April 8 - New York, NY @ Knitting Factory
April 9 - Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Downstairs
April 12 - New York, NY @ Sound Lab
April 13 - Lansing, MI @ Temple Club
April 14 - Carbondale, IL @ Hangar 9
April 15 - Milwaukee, WI @ Onopa Brewing Company
April 16 - Chicago, IL @ Abbey Pub
April 17 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
April 18 - Omaha, NE @ Sokol Hall/Underground
April 19 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada
April 20 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
April 21 - Fort Collins, CO @ Aggie Theater
April 22 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
April 23 - Boise, ID @ The Bouquet
April 25 - Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
April 26 - Portland, OR @ Berbatis Pan
April 27 - San Jose, CA @ Agenda Lounge
April 28 - San Francisco, CA @ Mighty
April 29 - Sacramento, CA @ Stoney Inn
April 30 - Indio, CA @ Coachella
May 1 Tempe, AZ @ Clubhouse
May 2 Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
May 5 - Austin, TX @ Emos
May 7 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater

Murs was brought on as an A&R consultant with Record Collection when he signed his new deal. Known more for their indie rock releases, Murs gives the label an opportunity to make an impression in the hip-hop world as well. His first signing to the label is Atlanta natives, Supreeme who will be opening up for Murs on tour. The group will be releasing their new album, Supremacy on April 11th.

MURS
Murray's Revenge
(Record Collection)
3.21.2006
www.recordcollectionmusic.com
www.murs316.net

Ayal Kleinman
New Media Department
Warner Bros Records




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