Thousands of indie and emerging artists gear up for the quintessential music contest of 2015.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reelcause, Inc. (OTC: RCIT) ("Reelcause") and music optimization pioneer Fliktrax Music proudly announce the launch of "Get Your Song On" talent search competition.
Both trailblazers in their respective industries, Reelcause and Fliktrax Music are breaking through the barriers musicians often encounter when trying to launch their career. As a proven revenue generation machine, raising thousands of dollars for a vast number of foundations and entrepreneurs, Reelcause is the ideal platform for the Fliktrax-fueled talent search.
Reelcause CEO, Michael Jacobson talks about this seminal contest with enthusiasm. "'Get Your Song On' will create stars and raise money for charitable organizations every quarter. We are thrilled to provide an incredible opportunity for a lyricist, singer, musician or band to become recognized around the world."
"In addition to the cash awards, top talent will get VIP treatment from Fliktrax, which includes a premier placement and VIP exposure on the Omnicom Music Library, one of the world's largest music placement agencies," he continues. "The winner's music could become the theme for a major commercial or background music for an international film. There has never been an opportunity like this and it benefits cancer research. The artists and the cancer researchers are the real winners of this showcase."
The showcase kicks off on Monday, July 27 and runs through September 25, 2015. Reelcause has made entering and voting for your favorite artist easy:
Ultimately, "Get Your Song On" provides an avenue for the untapped music market. "We are looking for that original talent and music that transcends what the mainstream industry has ignored," says Gina Ragusa, director of communications for Reelcause. "'Get your Song On' allows artists who have been toiling in their basement or pouring their hearts out on local stages to finally be recognized and have their music heard by the masses and major companies."
About Reelcause, Inc.
Reelcause (https://reelcause.com) is a groundbreaking, leading-edge program dedicated to a smarter way to generate revenue and donations. Beyond social networking for fundraising, Reelcause provides members with significant revenue opportunities, while providing a tangible rewards platform to an endless number of personal networks. Revenue channel users are also afforded unparalleled opportunities to partner with other organizations to collaboratively reach goals and fundraise to achieve the greater good. Your creativity and dreams are continuously rewarded through the Reelcause dynamic PeopleSourcing © network.
About Fliktrax Music
Fliktrax Music is a highly optimized online outlet where independent musicians share their music with a broader audience. The Fliktrax team is comprised of professional touring musicians, trained studio engineers, industry respected media composers, and ethnomusicologists who understand that sometimes music is a piece in a much larger puzzle. Our painstaking "meta-tagging" process helps to describe each and every track with exacting detail to make your search quick and accurate. Unlike other music library services that accept any and all submissions, we listen to each in full and only accept what we consider to be the highest quality artists and audio available. Discover the difference today at http://www.fliktrax.com/index.php/.
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Rickey Smiley Set to Host the Rickey Smiley Block Party brought to you by Sam's Club® with Celebrity Friends
NEW ORLEANS, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, July 2nd, nationally syndicated radio personalityRickey Smiley and Doug E. Fresh will host the Rickey Smiley Block Party brought to you by Sam's Club®. The event is open to the public with special performances by Kelly Price, Alexis Spight and Antoinque Smith.
The exclusive block party will be at the Harvey/New Orleans Sam's Club® located at 1527 Manhattan Blvd.,Harvey LA 70058.
For details and to register for free tickets to event visit www.samsclub.com/thediamond.
#About Rickey Smiley
Through his radio show, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Rickey Smiley entertains the social conscience of his audience offering community interaction, relevant humor and personal authenticity. He has a direct connection beyond radio with his over 3 million followers on social media. The Rickey Smiley Morning Show is distributed by REACH Media Inc. a subsidiary of Radio One.
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Live Stream Video, Real-Time Onsite Newsroom to Create All-Access Digital and Social Experience for Fans
NEW YORK, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE today announced its slate of 'Live from the ESSENCE Festival' digital programming for the 2015 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2-5. The Festival will come to life as an all-access digital and social media experience for fans featuring 24 hours daily of streaming video, as well as real-time newsroom and social media reporting across ESSENCE platforms Essence.com, EssenceFestival.com and YouTube.
In addition, the brand's hugely popular weekly entertainment and pop culture talk show 'ESSENCE Live'powered by Samsung will stream a one-hour special each day from Center Stage on the floor of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center; featuring celebrity guest segments, musical performances, live audience games and interaction, and much more. Each night, select musical performances will be live streamed from Superdome stages.
"We are expanding the ESSENCE Festival's footprint with a fully immersive digital and social media experience," said ESSENCE Deputy Managing Editor Dawnie Walton. "With more than 100 hours of free, live programming at the Festival, there is so much to take in. We are tripling our offering of video and live streams to enable fans in New Orleans and around the world to embrace the best in entertainment and culture--'Live from the ESSENCE Festival'."
The ESSENCE Festival Newsroom will capture all of the entertainment, style and substance of the Festival with wall-to-wall coverage all weekend long. Essence.com will provide up-to-the-minute highlights and behind-the-scenes access to the artists, performers, speakers and influencers in attendance through expanded video packages, photo galleries and exclusive celebrity interviews.
Fans can stay close to the action by visiting Essence.com and following Essence on Twitter and Instagram@essencefest #EssenceFest #EssenceLive and becoming a fan of 2015 ESSENCE Festival on Facebook.
The 2015 ESSENCE Festival is executive produced by ESSENCE Festivals LLC, a division of ESSENCE Communications Inc. (ECI), and produced by Solomon Group. GeChar is the executive producer of the 2015 ESSENCE Empowerment Experience and ESSENCE Empower U.
Sponsors of the 2015 ESSENCE Festival include presenting sponsor Coca-Cola and major sponsors Ford, McDonald's, Samsung, State Farm, Verizon, and Walmart. Superlounge sponsors include Coca-Cola, Ford, Verizon and Walmart. The All-Star Gospel Tribute is sponsored by Walmart.
ABOUT ESSENCE COMMUNICATIONS INC.:
ESSENCE Communications Inc. (ECI) is the number one media company dedicated to African-American women, with a multi-platform presence in publishing, live events and online. The company's flagship publication, ESSENCE magazine, is the preeminent lifestyle magazine for African-American women; generating brand extensions such as the ESSENCE Festival, ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood and Black Women in Music, Window on Our Women and Smart Beauty consumer insights series, the ESSENCE Book Club,ESSENCE.com, and ventures in digital media (mobile, television and VOD). For 45 years, ESSENCE, which has a brand reach of 13.4 million, has been the leading source of cutting-edge information and specific solutions relating to every area of African-American women's lives. Additional information about ECI and ESSENCE is available at www.essence.com.
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