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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JULY 27, 2009

 

PLEASURE P IS AMONG “AMERICA’S MOST WANTED”;

THE NEW BAD BOY OF R&B JOINS “YOUNG MONEY PRESENTS” TOUR,

SET TO KICK OFF TODAY

ALL-STAR FESTIVAL ALSO FEATURES LIL’ WAYNE,

PLUS YOUNG JEEZY, DRAKE, JEREMIH AND SOULJA BOY;

NEW SINGLE, “UNDER,” BLOWING UP AT URBAN RADIO OUTLETS 

 

Swagga Entertainment/Atlantic recording artist Pleasure P will be among the superstars appearing at the hugely anticipated “Young Money Presents: America’s Most Wanted Music Festival.”  The multi-artist tour – headlined by Lil’ Wayne, and also featuring Young Jeezy, Drake, Jeremih and Soulja Boy – gets underway today, Monday, July 27th at the Toyota Pavilion in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and then traverses North America through early September (see attached itinerary).

The dates follow the recent release of Pleasure P’s long awaited debut album, “THE INTRODUCTION OF MARCUS COOPER.”  The collection – which features the #1 Urban hit single “Boyfriend #2” – was a #1 R&B smash on the iTunes Store upon its June release.

“Under,” the latest single from “THE INTRODUCTION OF MARCUS COOPER,” is looking like yet another blockbuster for the Miami-based singer.  The track recently reached the top 20 on the Urban airplay charts.   In addition, a companion video – directed by Erik White (Diddy, T.I., Chris Brown) – is currently streaming on Pleasure’s popular MySpace page, located at www.myspace.com/pleasurepmyspace.

“Boyfriend #2” was a #1 Urban radio sensation earlier this spring, while reaching the top 10 at Rhythmic outlets nationwide.  In addition, the song’s companion video clip scored major rotation at MTV, MTV Jams, MTV Hits, and VH1 Soul.  “Boyfriend #2” also reached the #2 spot on BET’s 106 & Park, where Pleasure recently performed live.

The success of “Boyfriend #2” followed Pleasure P’s smash debut single, “Did You Wrong,” which reached the Top 25 at Rhythmic as well as the Top 15 at Urban Radio.  The track’s accompanying video – streaming now at Pleasure P’s official website, www.pleasurepmusic.com — proved a blockbuster introduction, reaching the top 5 on BET’s 106 & Park countdown. 

Pleasure P – who first attracted international attention as a member of Bluestar/Atlantic recording group Pretty Ricky – heralded the release of “THE INTRODUCTION OF MARCUS COOPER” with a rapturously received live appearance at this weekend’s Hot 97 Summer Jam 2009 at New Jersey’s Giants Stadium.  “The New Bad-Boy of R&B” has also been featured in a wide array of publications and online outlets, including XXL, Sister 2 Sister, Black Men, Vibe, Hip Hop Weekly, DJBooth.net, ConcreteLoop.com, and UrbanStreetz.com.

For up-to-the-minute news and information, please visit www.pleasurepmusic.com, www.myspace.com/pleasurepmyspace, and www.twitter.com/pleasurep.

 

(TOUR ITINERARY ATACHED)

 

 

 

 

PLEASURE P

On Tour 2009

 

All Dates w/Young Money Presents: America’s Most Wanted Music Festival

Except *

 

JULY

27        Scranton, PA             Toyota Pavilion
29        Saratoga, NY             Performing Arts Center
30        Pittsburgh, PA          Post Gazette Pavilion
31        Philadelphia, PA      Susquehanna Bank Center

 

AUGUST
1          Wantagh, NY            Jones Beach Theater
2          Virginia Beach, VA  Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
4          Toronto, ONT           Molson Amphitheater
5          Montreal, QUE         Bell Centre
6          Cleveland, OH         Blossom Pavilion
7          Charleston, WV        Capitol Complex *
8          Raleigh, NC              Walnut Creek Amphitheater
9          Atlanta, GA               Lakewood Amphitheater
12        Phoenix, AZ              Cricket Wireless Amphitheater
13        Los Angeles, CA      Gibson Amphitheater

14        Anaheim, CA            Honda Center
15        Las Vegas, NV          House of Blues *
17        Vancouver, BC         GM Place
18        Edmonton, AB          Rexall Place
20        Denver, CO               Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre

21        Tulsa, OK                  BOK Center
22        Houston, TX                         Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
23        Dallas, TX                  Superpages.com Center

24        Kansas City, MO      Starlight Amphitheater

27        Buffalo, NY               Darien Lake Amphitheater

29        San Francisco, CA    Suite 181 *

30        Detroit, MI                 DTE Energy Music Theater

 

SEPTEMBER

1          St. Paul, MN              Excel Center

2          Milwaukee, WI         Marcus Amphitheater

3          Cincinnati, OH         Riverbend Amphitheater

4          Charlotte, NC            Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

5          Laurel, DE                 The Beach House *

6          Ft. Lauderdale, FL   Bank Atlantic Center

                       

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