CHIDDY BANG FEATURED MTV PUSH ARTISTS CURRENT EP “THE PREVIEW” DEBUTS IN TOP 5 HEAVILY ANTICIPATED DEBUT ALBUM, “THE SWELLY LIFE” OUT EARLY 2011 VIRGIN RECORDS / EMI MUSIC
NEW YORK, NY – Breakout electro inspired hip-hop duo Chiddy Bang have been named the MTV PUSH artists for the week of October 25th. As a PUSH (acronym for Play Until Someone Hears) artist, fans will be able to tune into MTV to see a myriad of Chiddy Bang interviews, performance footage and videos.
During the PUSH promotion, Chiddy Bang’s latest video “The Good Life” will be on rotation on MTV, MTV2, MTVU and MTV Jams in addition to MTV.com and MTV. Previous ‘PUSH’ artists have included Never Shout Never, Neon Trees, Trey Songz, Drake, Phoenix and Jason Derulo.
Chiddy Bang’s latest effort, The Preview, an eight song EP that documents the incredible journey the group has had over the last year, starting from underground dorm parties and graduating to performances at the biggest festivals in the world including Glastonbury and Lollapalooza, was released to positive reviews on October 12, 2010. An auspicious debut, The Preview clocked in at #2 on the top Hip Hop Album chart after one day of sales.
Featuring contributions from Pharrell and Q-Tip, The Preview is currently #5 on the Top Hip Hop Album chart on iTunes and #75 on the Top 200 Album Chart. Having sold thousands of copies to date, the album is also #16 on the Digital & Current Digital Albums Chart, #17 on the R&B Current Overall Albums Chart and #11 on the Rap Current Albums Chart.
Chiddy Bang’s debut album, The Swelly Life, will be released in early 2011 through Virgin Records/EMI Music. Currently supporting Tinie Tempah on The Discovery Tour, fans can see Chiddy Bang’s high energy, spontaneous live performances across the United Kingdom.
10.22 – Sugarmill (Stoke, UK)
10.23 – 02 Acadamy (Liverpool, UK)
10.24 – The Plug (Sheffield, UK)
10.25 – Norwich UEA (Norwich, UK)
10.26 – Brighton, UK
10.27 – London Koko (London, UK)
10.28 – Bournmouth University Fire Station (Bournmouth, UK)
10.29 – Bristol 02 Academy (Bristol, UK)