Multi Platinum Artist 50 Cent to Perform Live at SIRIUS Satellite Radio
Performance for fans will air live on G-Unit Radio, SIRIUS' weekly all-day broadcast produced by 50 Cent
NEW YORK, Sept 13, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --
SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that multi-platinum artist 50 Cent will perform live for fans at its studios in New York City. 50 Cent will be joined by his G-Unit Records labelmates Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo. The performance will feature songs from 50 Cent's new album Curtis, and will be broadcast live on G-Unit Radio, the weekly SIRIUS radio show that is produced by 50 Cent. The performance will air in front of a live studio audience on September 29th at 9 pm ET on Shade 45, channel 45.
G-Unit Radio fans can enter to win tickets for this exclusive performance beginning on Friday September 14th at 1 pm ET by logging onto www.sirius.com/shade45 .
G-Unit Radio, a weekly all-day broadcast produced by 50 Cent and his DJ, DJ Whoo Kid, airs Saturdays on Shade 45, the 24 hour-a-day, uncensored, commercial-free hip-hop channel created by Eminem. G-Unit Radio features a mix of shows, celebrity interviews and the latest music from the newest artists in the world of hip-hop.
50 Cent is one of the most successful figures in rap music history. His 2003 debut album, Get Rich or Die Tryin, was certified 7x platinum with his follow-up The Massacre, certified 5x platinum. Curtis is the artist's 3rd studio album. Besides his recording career, 50 Cent also starred in the 2005 film, Get Rich or Die Trying, and heads up his own label, G-Unit Records through Interscope, runs his own apparel line G-Unit Clothing, and has his own personal flavor of the popular sports beverage Vitawater aptly named, Formula 50.
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