Career Moves: Bobby Valentino Signs With EMI/Blu Kolla Dreams

Earlier this week, HipHopDX.com released some information on R&B Singer Bobby Valentino. Word is that he’s signed a new deal with major label EMI to launch his own label Blu Kolla Dreams.

I have been blessed to be in the music industry for over 10 years, and my past endeavors have been great learning experiences. Now I have the opportunity to step out on faith and use the knowledge and experience that I have gained to take my career to the next level,” said Valentino in a statement.

 

Valentino’s next album will titled “The Rebirth” and is set to release later this year.

Career Moves: Ashanti Named Ambassorder of Nassau County

Ashanti has been every where recently and while having fun she’s promoting a positive image. I guess her hometown Nassau County Of Long Island,NY has taken notice and has decided to name her Ambassador of Nassau County.

Here’s the article from The Associated Press.

NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-winning singer and Long Island native Ashanti has a new gig: tourism ambassador.

The R&B singer was introduced Tuesday at a news conference as one of nine ambassadors who will promote tourism in Nassau County on Long Island.

County Executive Thomas Suozzi placed an orange blazer with a tourism patch over her white dress at the event at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan, where 16 tourists were offered an all-expenses-paid tour of Nassau. Ashanti sang at Suozzi’s two mayoral inaugurals in her native Glen Cove.

Ashanti says it’s “amazing” to be asked to “give something back to the community.” The singer recently released her fourth studio album, “The Declaration.”

The tourism campaign pitches Nassau as “The Island Next Door” and is targeted at visitors to the city.

Career Moves: Ciara Signs With Wilhelmina Models & Launches Her Own Clothing Line

R&B Singer Ciara has signed on with Wilhelmina modeling agency and is in the process of launching her own clothing line. Wilhelmina modeling agency will take care of Ciara’s modeling career by casting her in ad campaigns. The R&B singer is also in the process of launching her clothing line with department store Steve & Barry’s, for a reasonably priced clothing line.

Ciara is prepping for her third album “Fantasy Ride” which is set to release in September.