Lil iROCC Williams and the family make major move in the Industry

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Authority Music, LLC., a family-owned label for Lil iROCC Williams and Whitaker Entertainment – a new division of the “power publishing house” – Whitaker House, Inc. recently announced their strategic alignment with the signing of a major music distribution agreement.

Whitaker Entertainment is the music distribution division of Whitaker House. Located outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Whitaker House has more than 30 years of experience in producing biblically based products that minister to the needs of people around the world.

Authority Music, LLC was birthed from a word from the Lord straight to the heart of hip-hop phenom – Lil iROCC Williams and his mentor and Dad “Big ROCC” Williams. Lil iROCC Williams debuted last year, June 2003 with his self-titled debut via EMI CMG Forefront Records and EMI Gospel. As a freshman on the music scene Lil iROCC achieved historical success with his debut self-titled CD In 2003 on EMI CMG. The CD made #15 on Soundscan Christian Album Charts and #27 on the Top Contemporary Christian Albums Charts along With #33 on Gospel Albums Charts. In addition, he was the winner of a 2004 Stellars Awards for Children's Performance of the Year! And nominated for a 2004 Dove Award in the Rap/Hip Hop Album category.

After being released from EMI CMG label group; the “Lil one” along with his parents made immediate moves to bring to life the vision of Authority Music and to continue on with the life changing music ministry of Lil iROCC Williams.

Familiar with the music and ministry of Lil iROCC Williams and then touched by the shared heart of his parents – Big ROCC and Treiva Williams; Whitaker Entertainment seized the opportunity to forge a working covenant between Authority Music, LLC.    Â“Lil’ iROCC is a great example of how God uses all His children—even the youngest,” said Robert Whitaker, Jr., vice president of Whitaker House. “Lil’ iROCC makes an excellent addition to our team of Whitaker Entertainment musicians.”

Authority Music, LLC & Whitaker Entertainment will release Lil iROCC Williams’ sophomore project ,"The Sequel," on September 28, 2004 in stores worldwide.

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