PLIES SET TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM

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Big Gates/Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic recording artist Plies has announced early details of his hugely anticipated new album, entitled “DEFINITION OF REAL.”  

The collection — which features the buzz track, “Bust It Baby, Pt. 1,” and his first official single, “Bust It Baby, Pt. 2” — arrives in stores and at online retailers on June 24th.

“Bust It Baby, Pt. 1” is already stirring things up at radio and throughout the hip-hop underground.   This week, the Ft. Myers, Florida-bred rapper personally presented “Bust It Baby, Pt. 2,” the second installment of the double single — featuring a special guest appearance from Ne-Yo — to radio stations across his homestate of Florida.

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“DEFINITION OF REAL” arrives hot on the heels of Plies’ 2007 debut, “THE REAL TESTAMENT,” which has received RIAA gold certification.   The album — featuring the blockbuster hit singles, “Shawty (Feat. T-Pain)” and “Hypnotized (Feat. Akon)” — entered the Billboard 200 at #2 upon its release last summer and continues to run strong, coming in this week at #10 on Billboard’s “Top Rap Albums” ranking.   In addition, “THE REAL TESTAMENT” has spawned a series of blockbuster ringtones, with a minimum of five tracks from the album present on Nielsen Ringscan’s “Top 200 Mastertones” chart for the last 23 consecutive weeks.

Plies is currently featured on the cover of Don Diva Magazine, heralding their partnership on the upcoming “Plies/Don Diva Prison Tour.”   Further details of Plies’ historic pairing with the “Original Street Bible” will be announced shortly.

In other news, Big Gates Records — the label co-owned by Plies with his brother, Big Gates — recently signed its first new artist, marking the rapper’s entry into the music industry’s executive class.   An official announcement unveiling Plies’ new protégé will be made in the coming weeks.

For up-to-the-minute news and information, visit http://www.pliesworld.com/ or www.myspace.com/plies.

  5 comments for “PLIES SET TO RELEASE SOPHOMORE ALBUM

  1. mimi
    November 17, 2008 at 10:47 am

    wats up this is yo gurl mimi….i think plies you is hella sexy to but you no……

  2. October 7, 2008 at 12:47 pm

    hey sexxi yu so dam cute…..i would like to meet yu one day fa real!!!

  3. ladiamond ferguson
    October 7, 2008 at 10:17 am

    i love you plies!!!

  4. October 3, 2008 at 8:32 pm

    mane plies im goin 2 keep i real with u i think u is so sexy that when u rap i just get wet thinkin bout u

  5. Daijah Ciara
    September 18, 2008 at 3:45 pm

    i think he is cute but tha siong should be redid so i cud do it n tha talent showwww !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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