SOURCE: SMC Recordings Inc.

March 25, 2010 16:34 ET

Rakim's Song Featured on Ultimate Fighting Championship Primetime

SMC Recordings Artist Featured Track "Euphoria" on Popular Fight Show

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2010) -  SMC Recordings Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMCE) best selling artist, Rakim, had a major placement with his song, "Euphoria" on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) Primetime, episode 2, GSP vs. Hardy part 2. Lauded as one of the greatest emcees in Hip Hop, Rakim's song "Euphoria" was a bonus track on his recent album The Seventh Seal, released through his label Ra Records in partnership with SMC Recordings. The track features Jadakiss, Styles P and Busta Rhymes and appeared in the newest UFC® Primetime, which aired on Spike TV. UFC® is a multi-billion dollar enterprise with millions of viewers tuning in for their fights.

In the history of the Hip-Hop, few artists have had as great an impact on the development and progression of the art form's lyrical style as Rakim. Universally referenced as one of the Masters of the Microphone and an influence and inspiration to his peers and followers alike, Rakim first exploded onto the scene in 1986 and his albums have sold in the multi-millions worldwide.

UFC® is the world's leading professional mixed martial arts organization, offering a premier series of MMA sports events. This UFC® Primetime episode produced by UFC®, is a look into the lives of fighter's, St-Pierre, and Hardy, as the two prepare for their match in March. Spike TV is presenting three special weekly installments that will take viewers into the lives of both fighters as they prepare for their meeting. Rakim's song "Euphoria" is featured in the second episode of this series. Many are speculating that this could be the signature fight of 2010 at UFC® 111.

Rakim's newest album The Seventh Seal is available in stores now.

About SMC Recordings:
Established in March of 2005, SMC Recordings is home to independent music and artists. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company's prized accomplishment is its unique philosophy of artist development, where artists are encouraged to participate with the label from inception through maintenance of their careers. This innovative structure has garnered industry veterans to join the company and aid in its growth.

SMC is distributed by Fontana, the indie distribution subsidiary of Universal. It is SMC's humble regional beginnings and loyalty to their artists and their careers that will guarantee the company to always be on the precipice of creativity and expansion in the music game.

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