ATLANTA, GA (WiredPRNews.com)
October 1, 2010 – ATLANTA, GA – Indie recording label, Michael Makinde Entertainment, announced today that it has released the 2nd single from Erin “Rin” Paula, one-half of the YouTube super group “Rin on the Rox”. Paula’s debut single, also released by the label in August, was entitled “In the Mirror”. The debut single received rave reviews from “Rin on the Rox” fans in the United States, Canada, and Japan. Both singles are the first releases from Erin Paula’s forthcoming solo debut, which promises to be an amazing fusion of pop and R&B music styles.
Paula partnered with Atlanta producer, John Michael Howcott (Keith Sweat, Chante Moore, Silk, Divine, Jade, The Braxtons, Vanessa Williams, Tony Terry, Phil Perry and For Real), and his production and entertainment company, Michael Makinde, to record both singles. Howcott teamed Paula with the writing duo of Danielle Carr and Dana Thompson to pen “iPod”.
As ½ of the YouTube super group “Rin on the Rox,” Erin “Rin” Paula and band mate Roxanne “Rox” Ilano burst into the national spotlight by taping performances of Top 40 hits in their bathroom and uploading the recordings to YouTube. The popularity of the duos YouTube channel garnered the attention of various music industry veterans and one former American Idol judge, Ellen DeGeneres. DeGeneres was so amazed by the duos talent that she invited them to her show during one of her tapings. Shortly after her on-air requests to have the ladies on her show, Rin on the Rox accepted and appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in February 2009. The duos appearance on the show also led to appearances at the Grammys and the Oscars courtesy of DeGeneres.
Paula’s fame on YouTube has translated into the following accolades: (1) Over 241,000 YouTube subscribers; (2) 18 Million channel views; (3) #66 most subscribed to channel in YouTube history; and (4) #15 most subscribed to musician channel in YouTube history.
For bookings please email Michael Makinde Entertainment at [email protected] Fans can purchase “iPod” (www.tinyurl.com/IPODsong) and “In the Mirror” on iTunes, Amazon.com, Emusic.com, and Yahoo Music. They can also catch all the latest news on Erin Paula on her YouTube page at www.youtube.com/erinpaulaa, on ReverbNation at www.reverbnation.com/erinpaula, on Twitter @erinpaulalive, on UStream @ERINPAULALIVE, or on Facebook at www.tinyurl.com/erinpaulafanpage.