SOURCE: SMC Recordings Inc.

March 12, 2010 16:34 ET

SMC Recordings Makes Another Coup With Murs Release

Collaborative Album With 9th Wonder, Acclaimed Producer for Jay-Z and Nas

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2010) -  SMC Recordings Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMCE) -- Hip Hop artist Murs is set to release his newest project on SMC Recordings in partnership with his label Team Taco. "ForNever" will be the third collaborative album with critically acclaimed producer 9th Wonder; who has produced for the who's who list in hip hop and soul from Jay-Z and Nas to Erykah Badu, Mary J Blige, Coldplay and Destiny's Child. The duo's first two collaborations sold a combined 112,000 records.

"I am excited to have Murs with us, we share the same vision of where the industry is headed. He is an incredibly talented artist that will be a wonderful addition to the SMC roster," shared SMC CEO Ralph Tashjian.

Murs has enjoyed a successful solo career and notoriety as a member of respected hip hop group Living Legends. He has released and appeared on over 30 albums and his songs have had numerous placements in popular video games. Recently having left Warner Brothers Records he is keeping the momentum going, partnering with long time collaborative partner 9th Wonder. The two have achieved acclaim for their work together on their joint album, "Murray's Revenge," an independent success and Murs independent release; & "Murs 3:16: The 9th Edition."

"Murs & 9th Wonder are phenomenal artists respectively and when they collaborate the end result has always been amazing. As a fan I'm honored to be partnering with them to release 'ForNever,'" said SMC Recording's COO/Creative Director Will Bronson.

In April Murs will embark on a 40-city tour, promoting his newest project. "ForNever" will be released, 4/13/2010.

About SMC Recordings:

Established in March of 2005, SMC Recordings is home to independent music and artists. Based in San Francisco, CA, the company's prized accomplishment is its unique philosophy of artist development, where artists are encouraged to participate with the label from inception through maintenance of their careers. This innovative structure has garnered industry veterans to join the company and aid in its growth.

SMC is distributed by Fontana, the indie distribution subsidiary of Universal. It is SMC's humble regional beginnings and loyalty to their artists and their careers that will guarantee the company to always be on the precipice of creativity and expansion in the music game.

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