TAKE IT TO THE HOOP AGAINST BOBBY VALENTINO ON XBOX LIVE
Bobby Valentino will switch up his harmony for intense discord to face fans on Xbox LIVEÂ® as part of the latest Xbox LIVE Game with Fame session.
Xbox LIVE Gold members interested in a chance to challenge the R & B artist in 2K Sportsâ âNBA 2K7â for Xbox 360â¢ should watch for the gamertag BobbyVGWF from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, March 20, 2007.
âAs an artist, you have to open yourself up and put yourself out there so that people can really get to know you,â Valentino revealed. âThrough Xbox LIVE, fans can feel a personal connection with me and learn more about me.â
Discovered while singing on a bus, Valentino first made his mark as the lead singer in the hit teen group Mista. After the group disbanded, a solo demo of Valentino made its way into the hands of recording star Ludacris. Impressed by his talents, Ludacris and his business partner, Chaka Zulu, signed Valentino as the first R & B artist on Disturbing Tha Peace Records. Soon afterward, Valentino was reintroduced to the world as a solo artist and featured on the hit single âPimpinâ All Over the Worldâ from Ludacrisâ multiplatinum-selling album âThe Red Light Districtâ in 2004.
In 2005, DTP/Island Def Jam released Valentinoâs highly anticipated debut album, âDisturbing Tha Peace Presents Bobby Valentino,â which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard R & B charts and sold more than 180,000 units in its first week. âDisturbing Tha Peace Presents Bobby Valentinoâ garnered total sales of more than 850,000 units. In addition, Valentino garnered an NAACP Image Awards nomination for Outstanding New Artist, as well as Soul Train Music Awards nominations for Best R&B/Soul Single, Male, and Best R&B/Soul or Rap New Artist. More information about Valentino is available at http://www.dtprecords.com.
The Xbox LIVE Game with Fame program gives Xbox LIVE subscribers the unique opportunity to meet, chat with and play against some of todayâs hottest stars. Past Game with Fame celebrity players include Chingy, Chamillionaire, Ludacris, Rihanna, Ryan Cabrera and T.J. Lavin. Further information about other Xbox LIVE events is available at the Game with Fame Web site, http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/calendar/gamewithfame.
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