SOURCE: Warner Bros. Records

November 01, 2005 13:52 ET

Mike Jones' "Flossin'" #1 MOST ADDED

"Flossin'" 3rd Single From Platinum Hit Album "Who Is Mike Jones?"; Mike Jones Receives Three Vibe Award Nominations With the Hit Single "Still Tippin'" in the Categories: "Next Award," "Coolest Collabo" and "Street Anthem"

BURBANK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 1, 2005 -- SwishaHouse/Aslyum/Warner Bros. platinum-selling recording artist Mike Jones' 3rd single "Flossin'" is the #1 MOST ADDED single at Urban Mainstream Radio. "Flossin'" is the follow-up single to two hit singles: the award nominated song "Still Tippin'" and the catchy "Back Then" off of his hit debut album "Who is Mike Jones?"

KKDA's Steve Nice from Jones' home state of Texas says this about "Flossin'": "This is a Texas anthem, this one shows the world how we floss," while DJ Fontz of WOWI says, "This is the new ballers' anthem."

Mike Jones, a new artist in the rap game, whose marketing savvy for his debut album "Who is Mike Jones?" was unprecedented in the music industry, rapped his way into selling a million records in two months and continues -- after 7 months on the charts -- to sell more than ten thousand CDs a week. The success of Mike Jones and his debut album "Who is Mike Jones?" caused all eyes to be on Houston in the media garnering key "on-the-scene" press coverage in outlets such as MTV, Vibe, NY Times, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and USA Today.

Jones is also nominated for three Vibe Awards for the hit single "Still Tippin'" in the categories of "Next Award," "Coolest Collabo," and "Street Anthem."

Mike Jones and his debut album "Who is Mike Jones?" has received rave reviews in an array of press outlets. This is what the media has said:

Jones, whose good-natured rap attitude and ability to pick a spectacular
array of beats has allowed him to be one of the few Houston rappers ever
to break nationally.  The album demonstrates why Jones is one of the
year's hottest rappers.
          Los Angeles Times, Soren Baker

One of the most anticipated new stars in rap music.
          The Source, Brendan J. Peters

Thanks to the success of ... rapper Mike Jones, Houston's idiosyncratic
hip-hop now has a bigger national profile than ever.  'Who Is Mike Jones?'
is a fine introduction.
          Rolling Stone, Nathan Brackett

Jones has helped bring H-towns movement to TV's everywhere.
          XXL, Leah Rose

Mr. Jones has an entertaining, Screw-influenced style, calling out his
lyrics in a boyish voice and often repeating his favorite phrases as if
 controlled by an invisible D.J. He's best at his simplest, as when he
rhymes, "I'm holding wood wheel in the turning lane/My candy paint leaving
stains in the turning lane," transforming a Houston commonplace (those
folks sure make it easy for a driver to turn left) into an
infectious hook.
          New York Times, Kelefa Sanneh

[Jones] spread [his] name further than a lot of...artists in Houston
so far.
          Murder Dog, Matt Sonzala

This is a music infomercial ...wildly, oddly entertaining.
          Boston Globe, Ken Capobianco

[Mike Jones] sticks out among his crunkalicious contemporaries.
          Entertainment Weekly, Raymond Fiore

[Who Is Mike Jones?] features a cluster of street-stomping anthems and
big-pimping cuts.
          Vibe, Joy Sewing

You can't help but root for Mike Jones.  He's a rapper from Houston who
performs under a name so normal, its exotic.  Jones' understated ability
and gritty determination won't leave people wondering who he is for long.
          Hartford Courant, Eric R. Danton

Mike Jones is the sort of individual that relies on Mike Jones' gut
instinct and creates a tremendous demand for Mike Jones' southern slang
music by sheer branding...Mike Jones, forever grinding, is running his
independent game like...the majors.
          Allhiphop.com, Kay Konnect

The hottest name in Houston.
          Sohh.com, Jay Smooth

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