SOURCE: SMC Recordings Inc.

January 19, 2010 09:00 ET

SMC Recordings Inc. Bay Area Protege J-Stalin Sweeps Charts With Impressive First-Week Numbers -- Rakim Video Gets Accepted to MTV and BET

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 19, 2010) - SMC Recordings Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMCE) -- SMC is back breaking another Bay Area Artist.

J-Stalin's second album on Town Thizzness / SMC Recordings was released this past Tuesday and is currently on the Top 20 Hip Hop Album Charts on iTunes.

Not only is J-Stalin breaking out digitally, at physical retail stores "Prenuptial Agreement" is making noise with first day sales charting him as the #2 Audio Title on the Music Monitor Network.

SMC secured prime placement for J-Stalin with features online at iTunes, Amazon, Napster, EMusic, Indie.com, Rhapsody, and many more.

While the company is breaking a new artist, SMC continues to build momentum as an established legend. Rakim's video "Walk These Streets" featuring rapper Maino is now being added to MTV's programming via MTV-U and MTV-Jams, as well as on BET's hip hop show "The Deal."

For more on these stories and other SMC entertainment activity please visit our website at www.smcrecordings.com.

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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