R&B/Hip Hop Duo Steelo Releases First Music Video “Make Up My Mind” to Major Networks and Internet Platforms

Seattle-based, R&B/Hip Hop duo Steelo released their first music video, “Make Up My Mind,” this week to both on-line video outlets and major networks. The video was filmed in New York City and directed by James “Latin” Clark, with photography direction by Matt Workman, whose reel includes Busta Rhymes and KRS ONE.

Seattle-based, R&B/Hip Hop duo Steelo released their first music video, “Make Up My Mind,” this week to both on-line video outlets and major networks. The video was filmed in New York City and directed by James “Latin” Clark, with photography direction by Matt Workman, whose reel includes Busta Rhymes and KRS ONE. It features cameos by DJ Master Millions, T-Weaponz, Magic Juan formerly of Proyecto Uno, DJ Delicious and female-rapper K.Tana.

“Make Up My Mind” is a bouncy club track that boasts searing vocals and a party feel, it is currently #4 on the Rap Attack Lives College Radio Chart and has earned almost 200 national radio spins. It is the second single off their forthcoming album “Music” (Steelo Entertainment, 2009) which is produced by Fingazz for Streetlight Music, whose radio hits include Criminal feat. Fat Joe’s “Drop It And Rock It” and Kilo/Down’s “Lean Like A Cholo.”

We hope that adding that all-important visual through a music video will really help this single take off at radio and catch the attention of some major labels
Steelo’s first single “Let It Roll” was released in 2007 and garnered over 450 national radio spins, as a result the group opened for Pitbull and Sean Kingston. “We hope that adding that all-important visual through a music video will really help this single take off at radio and catch the attention of some major labels” says A.Uno of Steelo.

As the only R&B/Hip Hop duo in today’s popular music industry, Steelo blends pure R&B, slick rhymes and progressive beats, to create a unique and popular sound. The group is comprised of lyricist A.Uno, who brings thought provoking rhymes and a smooth delivery, captivating audiences in English, Spanish, and Farsi, and singer/songwriter Bobby K, whose melodies and harmonies come to life through an exquisite vocal range.

In the past year they have appeared at Northwest festivals and Universities and opened for Pitbull, Sean Kingston and Rich Boy. Steelo will close out the year traveling to Colombia in September 2008 for their first international show, as well as appearances in Los Angeles and Miami to support the video.

You can view the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JolgqconMus&fmt=18

About Steelo
Steelo is the perfect balance of Hip-Hop and R&B. A.Uno and Bobby K. blend pure R&B, slick rhymes and progressive beats to create a sound that is outright undeniable. Lyricist A.Uno brings thought provoking rhymes and a smooth delivery, captivating audiences in English, Spanish, and Farsi. Bobby K is simply known as “the voice.” This singer/songwriter’s melodies and harmonies come to life through his charismatic performances and exquisite vocal range. Together, they are dynamic and creating a sound that can only be called Steelo.

The duo released their debut single “Let It Roll” in June 2007. The smooth, feel good, summer cruising track is produced by hit-maker Fingazz of Streetlight Music (Lean Like a Cholo, Summer Nights) and the freshman single was dubbed “a sure fire summer hit” by Wild 96.1 in Riverside, California. To date, it has earned more than 400 radio spins nationwide. Including Power 106 in Los Angeles, Wired 96.9 in Spokane, WA, Sirius Satellite Radio and the Pocos Pero Locos show, which is syndicated in 30+ HURBAN markets. Their sophomore single “Make Up My Mind” is a bouncy club track with searing R&B vocals and a party feel and will be released to mainstream radio this summer.

Steelo has opened for such talents as Sean Kingston, Rich Boy, Lloyd Banks, Baby Bash, Mobb Deep, Digital Underground, and Lil Rob. They have also
appeared on the Lowrider Car Show Tour, at a number of Washington State Universities, and internationally at Vancouver Canada’s Latin Summer Fest.

In addition to music, Steelo also conducts a student empowerment program, an in-school workshop that discusses with students realizing aspirations,
strategizing a path to success and measuring the results. Steelo reflects on their experience in the music industry as an example of achieving both personal and professional goals. They have appeared at many Seattle-area high schools, the CASHE Conference at Washington State University and at the MEChA Conference at Western Washington University.

DISCOGRAPHY

Make Up My Mind (Single, 2008)
Let It Roll (Single, 2007)
Well Connected (Mixtape, 2006)
Steelo Presents: A.Uno & Bobby K (EP, 2004)

www.steelomusic.com

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