ATLANTA, GA. (17.20 Records) - Bungalo Records, Inc., exclusively distributed through Universal Music
and Video Distribution, has signed a licensing and distribution agreement with 17.20 Records President/CEO Terry K. Johnson, to provide national distribution for his debut act, the Caribbean breakout group, ELVIS WHITE.
Under the agreement, Bungalo/UMVD will distribute 17.20 records in the U.S. and assist with all marketing and promotional efforts for the label's debut release, PROMISE, by ELVIS WHITE.
ELVIS WHITE is the most exciting POP/SOCA act to come out of the Caribbean since Kevin
Lyttle. The band has already received rave reviews in the Caribbean and their single "Don't Break My Heart
" has soared to the top of radio stations in the BVI and St. Thomas. ELVIS WHITE is also scheduled to open for R&B's legendary Keith Sweat
this summer on the "Summer Sweat Tour" presented by JDP Productions. The scheduled twenty city tour will commence in early July and wrap in mid-September.
"Terry and the 17.20 team have put together an exciting project and have done solid planning that will prove to be invaluable for the release of ELVIS WHITE," said Paul Ring, President of Bungalo Records, Inc. "POP/SOCA is an exciting new genre of music and we're excited to be on the ground level with ELVIS WHITE."
"Partnering with Bungalo is an exciting achievement for us," comments Terry Johnson. "Paul's commitment to our success, in addition to ELVIS WHITE moving through the UMVD distribution system, has positioned 17.20 Records to win."
About Bungalo Records
Bungalo Records is an industry proven powerhouse, exclusively distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution. Formed at the turn of the millennium by music business veteran Paul Ring, Bungalo has hit the ground running in 2005 by taking its solid hip hop foundation and venturing into several ground breaking digital arenas with a focus on mp3 technology and home video distribution. Playing an integral part in the fortification and momentum of Bungalo in 2005 have been key business alignments with some of the most prolific players in the music business. These relationships include projects with Producer Rodney Jerkins and his label Darkchild Records, LaToya Jackson and Jeffre Phillips' Ja-Tail Enterprises, MTV personality Sway and his partner King Tech - stars of the nationally syndicated "Wake Up Show," and American Idol finalist Corey Clark to name a few. For more information on Bungalo Records, please visit www.bungalorecords.com.
About 17.20 Records
17.20 Records, an entity of Jeremiah International, LLC, was launched in 2004 by Atlanta entrepreneur Terry K. Johnson. As the label's President/CEO, Johnson has applied his proven business acumen and strong strategic planning, coupled with a carefully selected team of professionals, to boldly unveil the label's debut release, PROMISE, by ELVIS WHITE. For more information please visit, www.Jeremiahint.com, and www.elviswhite.com.
ELVIS WHITE is scheduled to release their debut CD, PROMISE, on September 27, 2005.