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September 11, 2015 16:15 ET

Chief Keef Celebrates Bang 3 Release With Concert and Hologram Festival in Los Angeles

Hip Hop's Most Controversial Star to Play Fonda Theater Sept. 18. The Hologram Outlawed in Chicago Finally Gets Its Night at "The Bang 3 Hologram Fest." Streams Live for Free at FilmOn.com

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - September 11, 2015) - Chief Keef will preview the most anticipated album in hip hop -- the double album Bang 3 -- with a release concert on September 18th at Hollywood's historic Fonda Theater, FilmOn Music announced today. The concert will be immediately followed by "The Bang 3 Hologram Fest," an all-ages festival in the Fonda lot featuring the Hologram USA show that was outlawed in Chicago.

The event will also feature surprise hologram performances, rap battles produced by Lush One, live music and art, pop-up shops, arcade games and laser tag. The event is produced by FilmOn and TI$A. Promotional partner The Real 92.3 will be in the house with DJ's and its street team, and covering on air. Both the concert and the after party will stream live for free on FilmOn.com, with a premium option that will provide chat with Chief Keef.

Tickets for the show are on sale now here ranging from $29.00 to $195.00 for a VIP package that includes the after party and a meet and great with the artist. Tickets for the Bang 3 Hologram Fest are exclusively available at FilmOn.com/tickets.

The double album Bang 3, will be released September 18 via the world's biggest independent digital music distributor MondoTunes (putting it in over 600 digital stores) and in brick and mortar stores including Best Buy. The phsyical CD version will include three bonus tracks and a chance to win a day with Chief Keef.

An earlier leak of the first half of Bang 3 instantly drove it to iTunes' number 4 spot for all genres, ahead of Taylor Swift, and to the number 2 spot for hip hop albums. iTunes selected Chief Keef as a featured artist on its curated hip hop home page and "Superheroes" featuring A$AP Rocky made Spotify's "Most Necessary" playlist. Forbes magazine covered the spike in sales. The surge was supported by FilmOn, MondoTunes and the Anakando Media Group's other companies, AdVirally and Class15.

"I'm so proud of Keef and this record, which Pitchfork has called the work of a mature rapper and songwriter," said Alki David, CEO of FilmOn. "We can't wait to share the live performance with the fans in person in LA and around the world via FilmOn.com"

The first part of Bang 3 included the features by A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller, and Jenn Em, and beats produced by Zaytoven and Chopsquad DJ of Young Chop's production team. The twelve tracks from the second half of Bang 3 include more produced by Zaytoven and a long awaited collaboration with Lil B.

WHAT: Chief Keef Bang 3 release concert and Bang 3 Hologram Fest

WHERE: The Fonda Theater

WHEN: Sept 18th, 2015 7PM PST

Tickets: Fonda Tickets and for the Hologram Fest FilmOn.com/Tickets

Also streaming the after party free at FilmOn.com

Pre-order Bang 3 part 2 and receive "Bouncin" instantly here.

Watch the all Chief Keef channel on FilmOn here.

About FilmOn TV Networks: Founded by Greek billionaire and media entrepreneur, Alki David, FilmOn is the world's number one free TV service and number one live TV app with 40 million downloads. FilmOn offers over 600 live TV channels including original programming, 600 video and audio podcasts from premium brands as well as over 45,000 video on demand titles at FilmOn.com. It's Battlecam.com is a pioneer in social television and the new offering etv.com gives users the ability to monetize their own pay-per-view events for the first time. Last month the site's 75 million users generated 1.2 billion video streams. The service is available globally via computers, smartphones, tablets as well as the FilmOn App for iOS 7, Android, Windows 8 and IP-enabled set-top boxes and devices. With offices in Beverly Hills and London and data-centers in Los Angeles, London, and Geneva, FilmOn curates the best of free televised entertainment from around the globe. FilmOn TV is also an Independent TV Broadcaster with stations in the UK (Sky Channel 292 and Freesat channel 410) and throughout the US. For more information please visit FilmOn.com and connect with us on Twitter and Facebook.

About Hologram USA: Hologram USA is part of Alki David's Anakando Media Group of companies which is also home to the streaming TV platform FilmOn.com, pay-per-view site ETV.com, and digital distribution site MondoTunes. The company is the only licensed producer in North America of the patented technology that creates the HD quality holograms that are creating what The Hollywood Reporter has called a billion dollar industry in the making. Select Hologram USA productions will stream live on FilmOn.com, on television via its partnership with Endemol, and be supported by Anakanado company Class 15. Previously, Hologram USA has beamed Jimmy Kimmel live to the Country Music Awards in Nashville, announced plans to create shows with the estates of Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly and Liberace, announced a hologram comedy club to be built at the National Comedy Center, and presented the hologram town hall campaign that helped Narendra Modi become the Prime Minister of India. It is the same technology that created the famous Tupac Shakur hologram at Coachella in 2012. Filmon Music already has a rich tradition in the urban music market working with such artists as Lil Wayne, Akon, B. Howard, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Grammy-winning producer Detail, and Chief Keef. For more information please visit HologramUSA.com.

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Contact Information

  • For more information about Chief Keef and Bang 3 contact
    Tom Paul Jones
    tompauljones213@gmail.com


    For more information about the relaunch of digital distributor MondoTunes contact
    Owen Phillips
    owen@filmon.com