New Rapper From Philly Performs On The Russ Parr Back To School Tour
NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Will Smith became the first rapper to win a Grammy in 1998, and now nearly a decade later, his nephew K. Smith is following in his footsteps with his debut single “Better Man” featuring Omarion. The song is heating up radio and video outlets across the country (video directed by Omarion’s manager Chris Stokes), and now K. Smith is introducing himself on his first tour, the Russ Parr Back To School Tour which kicked off August 3rd in Detroit and continues through August 17th in Washington, D.C. The seventeen-year old rapper is proving he’s a magnetic performer as he shares the stage with several stars including Chris Brown.
K. Smith is signed to a joint venture between Will’s Overbrook Entertainment and The Coalition, the firm which launched the careers of Eve and Fat Joe. Smith’s influences include LL Cool J and 50 Cent, and he’s developed his own distinctive flow which he displays on “Better Man” and his first album “Streetz To Hollywood” due to be released early in 2008. This electric new hip-hop artist co-wrote “Better Man,” and he worked on his debut CD with proven hit makers Mike City (whose credits include Usher, Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown and Rihanna) and Trackmasters (known for their productions with Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G., R. Kelly, and Jay-Z).
Check out K. Smith on tour, on radio, video and CD, and you’ll discover that as he’s moved from Philadelphia to L.A. and traveled the “Streetz To Hollywood,” he’s truly developed into a “Better Man.”
Russ Parr Back To School Tour Featuring K. Smith
August 14 Chris Leith Chevrolet Raleigh, NC
August 15 Richmond International Raceway Richmond, Virginia
August 17 Union Station Washington, DC