Seven Arts Entertainment Announces Release of "Undisputed," the New
Album From Multi-Platinum Recording Artist DMX
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/06/12 -- Seven Arts
Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Company" or "Seven Arts")
announced today that the North American release of "Undisputed," the
new album from multi-platinum recording artist DMX, has been
re-scheduled for release on September 11, 2012, at the request of a
leading North American retailer, through Seven Arts' distributor
Fontana Distribution. DMX's single, "I Don't Dance," will be playing
next week at more than 20 radio stations in North America, with more
than 400 rotations expected. The Company expects rotations will
expand to over 1,000 spins through the next six weeks. "I Don't
Dance" is in medium rotation at MTV JAMS (more than 50+ plays per
week) and debuted at No. 6 on BET's "New Joint" chart. The single "I
Don't Dance" is available on iTunes, T-Mobile, Music Choice and many
other digital services.
Best Buy, one of the leading retailers of recorded music in North
America, has requested DMX's "Undisputed" for its Sunday circular and
national advertising price and positioning program throughout the
United States. "Undisputed" will be featured on the cover of
Universal Music's solicitation guide for September. DMX will headline
Music Fest on August 23, 2012 for J&R Music, a major Eastern
retailer. DMX will be featured on the back cover of Smash Magazine, a
national college publication, in September. Finally, Target, another
leading retailer, has offered Seven Arts participation in its major
"Black Friday" nationally advertised price and positioning program
throughout the USA. The Company is optimistic for the prospects of
"Undisputed," which the Company believes will return DMX to his
well-earned place among the legends of urban music.
Seven Arts Music CEO David Michery stated: "Fontana and we are
pleased with the retailer reactions to 'Undisputed,' and believe
sales will equal or exceed our expectations. DMX's single, 'I Don't
Dance,' is now in rotation at radio stations throughout the United
States, and the video of 'I Don't Dance' is performing at or above
expectations on MTV JAMS, MTV Mixtape, and MTV2. 'Undisputed' also
debuted on BET's New Joint and will be go
ing into regular rotation in
the upcoming week. 'Undisputed' was added to Music Choice On Demand
both for video and audio. Music choice covers, Time Warner Cable,
Comcast, and Verizon. The Big Dog is back!"
About Seven Arts Music:
Seven Arts Music intends to develop new
talent and label-establishing artists in the genres of hip hop, R&B,
pop, dance and rock. David Michery's prominent career includes the
production of numerous platinum albums and an executive role as Head
of Urban Music for All American Communication, d/b/a Scotti Bros.
Records, A&R for MCA Records and Zoo/BMG, and founder of Breakaway
Entertainment and American Music Corporation.
About Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.:
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.
is the successor to Seven Arts Pictures Plc, which was founded in
2002 as an independent motion picture production and distribution
company engaged in the development, acquisition, financing,
production and licensing of theatrical motion pictures for exhibition
in domestic (i.e., the United States and Canada) and foreign
theatrical markets, and for subsequent worldwide release in other
forms of media, including home video and pay and free television.
Cautionary Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements.
Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made
under the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements are subject to risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from the anticipated.
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.
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