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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 20TH 2007
Adrianna Kinslow/ Tonya Lewis
THE INC/MOTOWN-UNIVERSAL RECORDING ARTIST YOUNG LLOYD SET TO LAUNCH THE ENTERTAINERS 4 EDUCATION ALLIANCE IN THEATRE EVENTS SERIES.
ARTIST WILL GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH STUDENTS FROM THE TRI STATE AREA IN THIS PRIVATE BY INVITATION ONLY EVENT.
Teen sensation Young Lloyd will launch Entertainers 4 Education Alliance
inaugural “In Theatre Event Series”
on Monday, March 12th 2007
at the AMC Lincoln Square Theatre
(68th and Broadway) in New York City and will be FM. E4EA along with HOT 97 FM
, the official radio partner, will invite over 600 tri-state area high school students to attend this once in a lifetime invitation only event, co-hosted by Hot 97’s own popular morning show host Miss Jones; sponsored by Motown/Universal Records, LOT 29 and Broadcast Music Incorporated.
The event produced by EARS Entertainment Group will take place from 6:00pm-8:00pm, with doors opening at 5:00 p.m. The “In Theatre Event Series” creates unique approaches to connect and educate youths on pertinent issues through the powerful message of music.
Off the heals of the widely successful “Achieve Your Dreams” Poetry Contest with Music Mogul Jim Jones in January, Entertainers 4 Education Alliance continues to spread their message of hope and encouragement to youths with the launch of the “In Theatre Event Series.”
The “In Theatre Event Series”
is designed to utilize celebrity figures youths admire to encourage them to follow their dreams, make smart choices, stay focused and most importantly stay in school. Students will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with celebrities. Young Lloyd will not only perform his hit songs but encourage students through his personal struggles and testimonial. Students will also have the opportunity to ask Lloyd personal questions, get his autographs and take pictures.
“It is a known fact that pop culture is the #1 influence on our youth today, Entertainers 4 Education Alliance is utilizing this platform to make a difference in the lives of the many youth we come in contact with says JP Taylor
Co-founder of Entertainers 4 Education Alliance.
The drop out rate in NYC is at an astounding all time high. The national dropout rate for Black and Hispanic students is almost 50%. Everyday 500 students drop out of NYC high schools. New York State has the highest dropout rate for Black and Hispanic students of any state in the nation. Only, one out of ten Black and Hispanic students in NYC graduates on time with a high school diploma.
About Young Lloyd:
Lloyd the 20-year old singer/songwriter and businessman gained world wide attention with the debut of his hit single SOUTHSIDE
. A native of New Orleans who grew up in Atlanta Lloyd says, “I knew how to sing before I learned how to talk and I knew how to dance before I learned how to walk, it’s just in my blood”. Lloyd comes from a musical background. His mother played piano and sang in the church choir, while his father directed the choir and played saxophone. Lloyd latest project Street Love is geared up to be a huge success schedule release date March 13th 2007
. His first single is already burning up the charts, YOU FEAT. LIL WAYNE” Lloyd’s “You” is #1 at Urban Mainstream Radio Lloyd has the #
, 121,726 digital single sales to date #3 on Soundscan Hot R&B singles chart #18 on Soundscan Hot 100 Singles chart #47 on I Tunes Top 100 chart. “YOU” IS #1 ON BET’S 106& PARK TOP 10 COUNTDOWN!“You” and in Big 10 Rotation on MTV, ranked # 9 Ranked #8 on MTV HITS! Ranked #9 on MTV2!
About Entertainers 4 Education Alliance:
E4EA is a not-for profit organization established to provide at- risk youth with positive messages addressing negative behaviors and the importance of education. We enlist and utilize the talents and resources of the music and entertainment community to provide support and encouragement to our youth.
For more information on In Theatre Event Series featuring Young Lloyd or to RSVP email us @ email@example.com or contact us at (718) 385-3133. Visit our website at: www.earsentertainmentgroup.com
Together We Can Make a Difference!