SOURCE: Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.

August 22, 2012 10:00 ET

Seven Arts Entertainment Announces November Release of "Art of War III," the New Album From Multi-Platinum Recording Group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 22, 2012) - Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Company" or "Seven Arts") announced today that the United States and Canadian release of "Art of War III", the new album from multi-platinum recording artist Bone Thugs-N-Harmony ("BTH"), has been scheduled for release on November 27, 2012.

"Art of War III" features all original five members of BTH, Flesh-n-Bone, Bizzy Bone, Krazie Bone, Layzie Bone and Wish Bone. The album was produced by DJ U-Neek and Kenny McLeod, who have re-united for "Art of War III. Mr. U-Neek and Mr. McLeod produced "Art of War I." The first single from "Art of War III" will be "Bring It Back," featuring a rendition of Cameo's "Why Have I Lost You," and Sheila Hutchison's single "So I can Love You." This single will be released on September 25, 2012 and will be available on iTunes by mid-October 2012.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group from the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio. They are best known for their fast-paced, aggressive rapping style and harmonizing vocals. The group was mainly produced by Los Angeles producer, DJ U-Neek. In 1997, the group was awarded the GRAMMY Award for Best Rap Performance with their song "Tha Crossroads" from their "E 1999 Eternal" album. Since its conception in 1993, the group has been honored with numerous other awards. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony also collaborated with Eazy-E, 2Pac, Big Pun, and The Notorious B.I.G., being the only artists to work with each of them while they were still alive.

     
Prior Albums   United States Reported Sales 
       
"Creepin on a come up" 1994   2,356,687  
"Crossroads" 1996   2,057,648  
"Art of War" 1997   1,592,786  
"East 1999 Eternal" 1998   5,130,837  
"BTNH Resurrection" 2000   1,558,669  
"Strength and Loyalty" 2008   750,000  
"The Uni5: The World's Enemy" 2010   125,000  
       

Seven Arts Music CEO David Michery stated, "We are very excited by BTH's new music, which brings them back to their roots and their great success with DJ U-Neek and Kenny McLeod on 'Art of War.' The boys are back in town!"

About Seven Arts Music:
Seven Arts Music intends to develop new talent and label-establishing artists in the genres of hip hop, R&B, pop, dance and rock. David Michery's prominent career includes the production of numerous platinum albums and an executive role as Head of Urban Music for All American Communication, d/b/a Scotti Bros. Records, A&R for MCA Records and Zoo/BMG, and founder of Breakaway Entertainment and American Music Corporation.

About Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.:
Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. is the successor to Seven Arts Pictures Plc, which was founded in 2002 as an independent motion picture production and distribution company engaged in the development, acquisition, financing, production and licensing of theatrical motion pictures for exhibition in domestic (i.e., the United States and Canada) and foreign theatrical markets, and for subsequent worldwide release in other forms of media, including home video and pay and free television.

Cautionary Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements.
Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made under the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated. The information contained in this release is as of August 23, 2012. Seven Arts assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as the result of new information or future events or developments.

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