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Calliste Jr. Heads to Europe: Hashim to Perform in UK
August 12, 2012 Columbus, Ohio – Electro dance and pop music publisher and music promotions company Hashim Music, an Electro and Hip Hop music publisher for over 27 years announced that legendary songwriter, producer and entertainment manager Jerry Calliste Jr aka performing and recording artist Hashim, is heading to the United Kingdom and Europe to establish Hashim Music’s and Bassmint Music’s U.K. business operations and organize live performances and appearances.
Calliste Jr. will locate in London sometime in 2012. For the next several months, Calliste Jr (Hashim) is available for bookings throughout the United Kingdom – England, N. Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Hashim’s music appears on millions of records, CDs, mp3s, and on over 130 “definitive” and “best of” Electro and hip hop music compilations and 4 very popular video games.
It’s been 26 years since Hashim appeared in the U.K. In 1986, Hashim performed two Electro and Hip Hop music sets to two sold out crowds at Wembley Arena. Hashim plans to perform live and make public and Internet radio appearances. On 9 August, he appeared on DJ Laz-E’s Plastic Attack RTE 2XM (www.rte.ie/2xm) radio located in Dublin, Ireland. The next interview will air approximately, 28 August on Marky-P’s, Soul City Grooves, Hip Hoppin Non Stoppin, London based radio show.
Calliste Jr. also plans to set up new U.K. operations for Hashim Music and independent music label Bassmint Music. The new Hashim Music U.K. operations web site will be at www.hashimmusic.co.uk and Bassmint Music’s new web site will be at www.bassmintmusic.co.uk.
Hashim Music and Bassmint Music plan to sign new songwriters, co-publishers, independent artists and offer more equity than most independents. Calliste Jr. says, “Since I have been a songwriter and music publisher for many years, I understand the importance of owning and controlling your masters.” “We offer songwriters and co-publishers the opportunity to retain ownership of their masters, while Hashim Music administers the publishing and shares the revenue stream and Bassmint Music gives artists an opportunity to reach a global audience.”
Calliste Jr. believes it’s time to innovate music promotion and distribution worldwide. The companies will use new, on demand streaming and live streaming media technologies, MediaDesign powered by United States based Simplestream Technologies (www.simplestreamtech.com) and utilize the new complete recording studio software Reason 6.5 and Essentials 1.5 by Propellerhead Software (www.propellerheads.se) located in Sweden.
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