March 29, 2007 09:45 ET

Weblo.com: Virtual World Attracts Hip Hop Moguls G-Unit

Celebrities Flock to Weblo.com to Attract New Fans

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 29, 2007) - Big name celebrities like hip-hop moguls G-Unit are taking their act to the virtual world of Weblo.com today. It's not only urban artists that are extending their online presence into this virtual world - artists ranging from Anthrax to Bloodsimple to Mistress Juliya have also taken their act virtual.

"G-Unit runs the streets, now its time to take that entrepreneurial spirit to the web and take over virtual blocks," says Chris 'Broadway' Romero, Creative Director of Digital Media for 50 Cent and G-Unit Records

G-Unit is taking over the Weblo world asking fans to become members of their virtual community by pimping out their pages at Weblo with rhymes, bios and widgets. The 10 best pages win exclusive G-Unit merchandise and Cd's.

"Weblo.com offers a unique marketing opportunity for artists because unlike other fantasy worlds Weblo is based on the real world," says Weblo Founder and CEO Rocky Mirza.

What is Weblo.com?

Weblo.com is a first-of-its-kind duplicate of the world based on real celebrities, properties, cities, states and Internet domains. Basic membership is Free and members attract traffic to their Weblo.com websites with compelling content including photo galleries, forums, polls and videos. Members profit from advertising revenue generated from their sites. City and State owners earn a percentage of all transactions within their territories.

Weblo Celebrity Fan Sites are free so fans can pick a celebrity and pay homage to them while earning 10% of the advertising revenue on their page. Many real world celebrities are now building their own "celebrity endorsed" sites on Weblo so they can offer exclusive promotions from a virtual world to their real world fans.

Influential Investors

Weblo.com is backed by Internet and social networking visionaries including Richard Rosenblatt the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Demand Media and the former Chairman of MySpace.com and CEO of parent company Intermix; Fred Harman, the managing partner of Oak Investment; Matt Hill, the chairman and founder of eForce Media; and William Woodward, the managing director and founder of Anthem Venture Partners.

About Weblo.com

Weblo.com is the premiere member-rated social networking website for localized, relevant content about the real world. Content includes video, audio, images, text and everything in your head. Members have fun and make money as they create sites, trade assets and rate each other while connecting to family, friends and communities around the world. Members earn real money via advertising click through and selling or auctioning assets for a profit. Headquartered in Montreal, Weblo.com was co-founded by Chief Executive Officer Rocky Mirza. To learn more about the experience, visit www.weblo.com.

Weblo.com is a registered trademark of Weblo.com Inc. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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