Here’s the press release for Sai-Gitty’s long delayed debut album. In additon to Just Blaze, A&R vet Rich Nice and Sway Calloway will be serving as exec-producers.
HIP-HOP ARTIST SAIGON SLATED TO RELEASE LONG-AWAITED, HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM, “THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD”
SAIGON AND SUPER-GROUP, SWOLLEN MEMBERS HIT THE ROAD ON U.S. TOUR
Hip Hop fans and curious bystanders of rapper SAIGON can finally hear the efforts of the anticipated album, “The Greatest Story Never Told.” The long awaited project will be released on Just Blaze’s label Fort Knock Entertainment in conjunction with Abandoned Nation/Suburban Noize Records and available for purchase early 2011. The passionate artist exploded onto the music scene only a few years ago with classic mixtapes, singles and street albums such as “Warning Shots“. He’s surrounded himself with hip hop heavyweights such as super producer Just Blaze and Jay-Z. You’ve seen his charismatic self on the hit HBO show, “Entourage” that increased his fan-base and interest to know more about SAIGON.
His album features guest appearances by hip hop legend, Bun B, Q-Tip, Marsha Ambrosius and Faith Evans. SAIGON wisely selected super producers Just Blaze, Kanye West, Buck Wild and Red Spyda to culminate his debut masterpiece. “I’m just finally happy that people are going to hear my music”, says SAIGON. Just Blaze also serves as the project’s Executive Producer in addition to Rich Nice (Ludacris, NAS) and radio and television personality Sway Calloway (The Wake Up Show, MTV). “It’s time to get focused, this is a serious project put ya game face on” says Just Blaze.
In support of the album, SAIGON will hit the road with Canadian group, Swollen Members for a 30-city tour beginning November 4 in Bellingham, WA. Dates are listed below. Swollen Members hail from Vancouver, British Columbia and have been called “two of the most innovative people in hip hop” in the Rough Guide in Hip Hop. The upcoming tour is an exciting collaboration of the two acts that are planning on delivering high energy and quality much in each city that they perform.
Saigon & Swollen Members Tour Dates:
November 4 Wild Buffalo House of Blues Bellingham WA
November 5 Studio Seven Seattle, WA
November 6 Peter’s Room at Roseland Theater Portland, OR
November 8 The Graduate San Luis Obispo, CA
November 9 Soundwave San Diego, CA
November 10 Key Club W. Hollywood, CA
November 11 Babylon Club Fresno, CA
November 12 The Rockit Room San Francisco, CA
November 13 Mont Bleu Casino Showroom Stateline, NV
November 14 The Alley Sparks, NV
November 16 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT
November 17 The Black Sheep Colorado Springs, CO
November 18 Aggie Theater Ft. Collins, CO
November 19 The Summit Music Hall Denver, CO
November 20 Fox Theater Boulder, CO
November 21 Ghost Ranch Saloon Steamboat Springs, CO
November 22 Lobar Crested Butte, CO
November 23 Belly Up Aspen, CO
November 24 The Star Bar Park City, UT
December 13 Big Sky Ski Resort Big Sky, MT