Dre releases first single "Naomi" from his upcoming solo album on Jive Records
After Dre lent his vocals to guest appearances on various projects including Terror Squad's hit single "Take Me Home," Dre decided to release "Naomi" which is hitting the airwaves, creating a huge buzz and was the most popular song played in the night clubs in Miami during the MTV Video Music Awards weekend.
Miami based super producers Marcello "Cool" Valenzano & Andre "Dre" Lyon and their production company Epidemic Music are embracing the huge success of their latest hits. First they topped the charts with Ja-Rule's "New York," followed by Terror Squad's "Take Me Home." To top off their accomplishments in the music industry, they recently won 3 BMI Top Urban Producers Awards for their #1 hit "Hate It Or Love It" featuring the Game and 50 Cent at the BMI Urban Awards in Miami.
The categories they won their BMI Urban Music Awards include:
#1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Category for "Hate It Or Love It" – The Game featuring 50 Cent;
Billboard #1 Hot Rap Tracks for "Hate It Or Love It" – The Game featuring 50 Cent;
Billboard #1 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay for "Hate It Or Love It" – The Game featuring 50 Cent
Top Producers BMI Urban Award.
Cool & Dre's Jive imprint, Epidemic Music Inc., is a full functioning production company with their debut artist Dirtbag scheduled for release in 2006. As producers, Cool & Dre have huge collaborations coming up with recording superstars to include Whitney Houston, Shakira, Mary J. Blige, The Game, Mya, Pitbull, Christina Milian, Kelis, Mos Def, Lil E (Easy E's son), R&B singing sensation Joe, Tyrese, Snoop Dog, new R&B sensation singing sensation Chris Brown among many others.
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