SOURCE: Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc.

February 21, 2007 07:00 ET

Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. Announces Upcoming Big Lou Performances and Interviews

MONTREAL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 21, 2007 -- Grand Entertainment & Music, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GMSC) is pleased to announce that Big Lou is scheduled for eight performances and twenty-one media interviews during February and March.

The Big Lou media explosion continues as the rising rap star keeps on selling out shows, and impressing music industry leaders. He is scheduled to perform at various New York clubs and lounges, and is set to give over 20 media interviews in the coming months. For an up to date list of Big Lou's upcoming shows and performances, visit

Lou's biggest show this month is the Urban Music Explosion at Son's of Brazil on February 25, 2007, in New York. The show is being arranged by Urban Threshold. Urban Threshold is one of the top names in the urban lifestyle market. Sixteen acts will be performing and competing in the show. First prize is an automatic nomination for "Best Live Performance" at the 5th Annual Underground Music Awards (August 2007). The winner also gets a meeting with A & R of Island/Def Jam Records for deal consideration. Several record labels and producers will be on the premises for this show. For all those who cannot attend the event, the showcase will be filmed by Urban Threshold TV and broadcast on the internet at

"It is an honor and a privilege for Big Lou to have been selected as a featured act for this highly anticipated event," stated Frank Urban, Big Lou's manager. "The Urban Music Explosion is the top showcase of its kind here in the U.S. It seems like yesterday that it was impossible to get booked for a show of this magnitude, and now Big Lou is one of the most requested artists in the tri-state area."

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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