SOURCE: Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc.

December 05, 2006 07:00 ET

Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. Announces Big Lou's Invitation to Open for Tri-State Showcase Series

MONTREAL, QC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 -- Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GMSC) announces that Lost City artist, Big Lou has been invited to be the opening act for a tri-state, five series showcase tour.

On December 6th, up and coming rapper Big Lou will be performing at Don Hills (511 Greenwich Street New York, New York) in the first of a five show tri-state series. The Legendary M.O.P. will be hosting the December edition of Adante Ace's artist showcase. Other artists performing in this showcase include: Ali Vegas, Jinx da Juvi, and Uncle Murda. The tour will continue over the next few months with Big Lou opening for Jim Jones, Papoose and Remy Ma, and Ghostface. For more information or to obtain tickets for the show at Don Hills, contact 347-248-1477 or email

The buzz about Big Lou is growing. His second album, "Resurrecting The Dead," has independently sold thousands of units in less than one month. The album has gotten rave reviews from,, and from Thick Magazine, a Canadian publication. On the worldwide level, "Resurrecting The Dead" is now on iTunes, giving Big Lou international exposure.

"When a young artist is invited to open for major acts, he can feel confident that he is well on his way to stardom," stated President Fred Berlin. "People are really taking notice of Big Lou since the release of his second album. I am very proud to be a part of this rapper's continuing success in the music industry, and I look forward to watching him grow."

About Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc.

Based in Montreal, Canada and incorporated in November 1998, the Company is an independent music entity that produces, promotes, markets and controls the copyrights on music recordings in multiple formats. Additionally, The Company's multi-million dollar studio, Cherry Studios, has produced voice-overs and sound tracks for commercials and film. In addition, Cherry Studios has also produced thousands of recordings and has to its credit a total of 23 gold and platinum albums. GEM has recently found success in the reggaeton market with its signature artist, Qbanito. Qbanito's debut album has already generated a #1 hit in Canada and is currently being marketed by Universal Music in Europe. Grand Entertainment also controls exclusive rights to vast catalogues of previously unreleased recordings from Cuban music archives. In November 2006, Grand Entertainment acquired half of Lost City Records, adding a half dozen award-winning artists, including rising rap star Big Lou, and a 500+ song catalogue to Grand's existing assets. In addition, the company will continue to focus on growth through acquisitions over the next twelve months in an effort to reach its mission of becoming a premier production, recording, publishing, and internet distribution company.

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