Freekey Zekey of Asylum Records Chats Live and Answer Fan Questions About His Debut Album, â€œBook of Ezekielâ€
Hip hop artist Freekey Zekey, under contract with WMG’s Asylum Records, connected live with his fans on the day of his debut album release, â€œBook of Ezekiel.â€ Thousands of fans from across the globe were be able to interact with Freekey Zekey via three different websites: Ustream.TV, AllHipHop.com and Freekey Zekey’s MySpace. The Ustream.TV live streaming video platform was used for all three websites. Freekey Zekey answered questions and provided information about his new album, music videos and pending tours.
â€œArtists, who typically spend a great deal of time finding new ways to connect with their fans online, can now use Ustream.TV as a new and highly appealing way to really connect with their fan bases â€“ in a live web environment,â€ said Jeff Sharon, Asylum Records. â€œWorking with Ustream.TV is a very efficient way to bring our artists to the world and give fans an exciting opportunity to interact with them.”
“WMGâ€™s Asylum Records understands the power of steaming live video to engage and expand a fan base, and both artists and fans will be energized by how they can connect in a way that was never before possible,â€ said Chris Yeh, CEO of Ustream.TV. â€œThis partnership is a natural fit for Ustream and demonstrates how our platform is helping people create, broadcast, discover and archive entirely new, interactive video experiences.â€
You can learn more about Freekey Zekey and his new album at myspace.com/freekeyzekey