SOURCE: Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.

Seven Arts Entertainment Inc.

August 06, 2012 10:00 ET

Seven Arts Entertainment Announces Release of "Undisputed," the New Album From Multi-Platinum Recording Artist DMX

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 6, 2012) - Seven Arts Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: SAPX) ("Company" or "Seven Arts") announced today that the North American release of "Undisputed," the new album from multi-platinum recording artist DMX, has been re-scheduled for release on September 11, 2012, at the request of a leading North American retailer, through Seven Arts' distributor Fontana Distribution. DMX's single, "I Don't Dance," will be playing next week at more than 20 radio stations in North America, with more than 400 rotations expected. The Company expects rotations will expand to over 1,000 spins through the next six weeks. "I Don't Dance" is in medium rotation at MTV JAMS (more than 50+ plays per week) and debuted at No. 6 on BET's "New Joint" chart. The single "I Don't Dance" is available on iTunes, T-Mobile, Music Choice and many other digital services.

Best Buy, one of the leading retailers of recorded music in North America, has requested DMX's "Undisputed" for its Sunday circular and national advertising price and positioning program throughout the United States. "Undisputed" will be featured on the cover of Universal Music's solicitation guide for September. DMX will headline Music Fest on August 23, 2012 for J&R Music, a major Eastern retailer. DMX will be featured on the back cover of Smash Magazine, a national college publication, in September. Finally, Target, another leading retailer, has offered Seven Arts participation in its major "Black Friday" nationally advertised price and positioning program throughout the USA. The Company is optimistic for the prospects of "Undisputed," which the Company believes will return DMX to his well-earned place among the legends of urban music.

Seven Arts Music CEO David Michery stated: "Fontana and we are pleased with the retailer reactions to 'Undisputed,' and believe sales will equal or exceed our expectations. DMX's single, 'I Don't Dance,' is now in rotation at radio stations throughout the United States, and the video of 'I Don't Dance' is performing at or above expectations on MTV JAMS, MTV Mixtape, and MTV2. 'Undisputed' also debuted on BET's New Joint and will be going into regular rotation in the upcoming week. 'Undisputed' was added to Music Choice On Demand both for video and audio. Music choice covers, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, and Verizon. The Big Dog is back!"

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.

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