News: Busta Rhymes Phones In Free NYC Concert
Thursday, Oct 23, 2008 11:30AM
Hip-Hop superstar Busta Rhymes and West Coast group Pacific Division have signed on to participate in the upcoming "Music to Go" concert series set to hit the stage in New York next week.
and produced by mobile service Mozes and the Knitting Factory, both
companies have created a 360 degree mobile concert setting for fans
allowing cellular ticketing, in-venue mobile commenting and a
day-of-show text alert campaign.
has become a powerful way for us to bring fans and amazing musicians
together through mobile," Knitting Factory media director Andrew Adashek
said in a statement. "Through our partnership with Mozes, we are
helping fans discover great new music and develop stronger connections
to the artists they love through a trusted, spam-free service that
combines text, voice, the web and of course, live events."
Having previously featured headliners like Q-Tip, Jazmine Sullivan and Lloyd, Mozes hopes to continue their recent stream of success and popularity.
together hip-hop pioneer Busta Rhymes and the exploding talent of
Pacific Division to the stage is a great way to celebrate the fourth
installment of the 'Music to Go' series," Mozes' Business Development
Director Patricia Dao said in a statement. "'Music to Go' has
proven itself to be a powerful and effective way to build active and
loyal mobile fan clubs."
Fans interested in going to the show can RSVP to
receive a free mobile ticket to the show by texting BUSTA
or PACDIV to 66937.
Busta and Pacific Division are scheduled to hit the stage Wednesday, October 29 at Knitting Factory.
In related news, the Flipmode Squad leader's upcoming album B.O.M.B. (Back On My Bullsh*t)
will finally be released through the record label Universal Motown.
Making the move from Interscope/Aftermath to the renowned company,
Busta has already begun releasing new tracks including his current
single "Arab Money."
B.O.M.B. is currently scheduled to drop Tuesday, December 9.