Music Icon Platinum Producer Nile Rodgers Partners with MTV Featured Indie Rock Artist MYSELF on His Debut Album 'Protest In Disguise' (Bonus Tracks)

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Grammy Winning Super Producer Nile Rodgers and his company Sumthing Distribution will be distributing the new groundbreaking release 'Protest in Disguise' (bonus tracks) by the artist MYSELF. The album hit stores on June 17, 2008 and a MYSELF summer/fall tour is in the works. Indie Rock Artist MYSELF has been featured on MTV, MTV Japan, Fox TV and in Billboard Magazine. The rebel rocker MYSELF has toured and/or collaborated with platinum artists The Roots, Dead Prez, Arrested Development and Public Enemy. Kevin Connal of Exposure Management Group who works with Fergie, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ludacris, and Jay-z will be representing and managing the artist MYSELF.

Super Producer Nile Rodgers (David Bowie, Chic, Madonna, and Duran-Duran) has partnered with alternative rock artist MYSELF on his groundbreaking debut album 'Protest In Disguise' (bonus tracks). MYSELF's album will be distributed via Nile Rodgers Company Sumthing Distribution on MYSELF's boutique label Couture Music Wear. 'Protest In Disguise' is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2008 in the U.S. and will be released internationally later in the summer.

As an Indie artist, MYSELF has been featured on MTV, MTV Japan, Fox TV and in Billboard Magazine. You can also see MYSELF on the big screen in the coming months. He has a cameo role in the documentary movie 'Pocket Change' featuring Academy Award winner Oliver Stone. He was also cast in the upcoming controversial film 'Order of Redemption' starring Busta Rhymes and Tom Berenger which is slated for a fall 2008 release. The rebel rocker MYSELF has toured extensively and collaborated with multiple platinum Grammy winning artists including The Roots, Dead Prez, Arrested Development, Public Enemy and blues maestro Chris Thomas King.

Nile Rodgers met the artist MYSELF after attending one of his stellar live performances at the historic venue BB KINGS in New York City. Being a musical visionary and hailing from New Orleans, MYSELF defies genres while redefining originality on his debut album 'Protest In Disguise'. His sonic combination of styles encompasses punk, rock, hip-hop, soul and funk.

MYSELF states, "Ever since I could remember, I wanted to rock the world some of my major influences has been iconic artist such as The Clash, Bad Brains, Jimi Hendrix and of course my new business partner and industry veteran Nile Rodgers."

The artist MYSELF breaks down stereotypes, boundaries and labels by communicating in a musical language spoken from the muddy Mississippi river to the historical temples of Japan. 'Protest In Disguise' was recorded at the legendary Chung King Studios (formerly House of Metal), which has been the home for many Def Jam classic recordings (RUN DMC, Beastie Boys and LL Cool J). The new media/marketing brand Giant Step, who has worked with Gnarls Barkely, Amy Winehouse and Erykah Badu, will be handling all the online, new media press and promotions for the 'Protest In Disguise' album project. The first two singles and videos off the album ('God is so Funky and Baby' and 'You Drive Me Crazy') has been serviced to radio and video outlets worldwide. Kevin Connal of Exposure Management Group represents MYSELF.

For more additional information/press inquiries on the artist MYSELF visit and

Hitomi Okuno
VP of Marketing
Couture Music Wear
(212) 734-1170


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