Jibbs Sells One Million Ringtones Of Hit Single "Chain Hang Low"
15-year old St. Louis native Jibbs is riding high on the success of his hit single, "Chain Hang Low," with more than one million ringtones of the song sold before today’s release of his debut album, Jibbs feat. Jibbs. Jibbs is only the second artist to ever go platinum with ringtone sales before a debut album release. The other artist was Rick Ross.
To promote the album, the young star has toured middle and high schools on the east coast and in the Midwest giving kids a sneak peak into his dynamic stage show that showcases nationwide on The Scream Tour starting November 22 in Miami, Fl. and ending on December 31 in Washington, DC. He shares the stage with Yung Joc, Omarion, Ne-Yo, Pretty Ricky, Sammie and One Chance.
Jibbs is a featured artist in the AOL Breakers program for October, November & December and is also included in MTV’s prestigious Discover & Download program.
Jibbs is gearing up to shoot a video for "King Kong," the second single from his debut album in LA on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26. In addition to the dynamic ringtone sales, the first single from Jibbs feat. Jibbs, "Chain Hang Low," is a chart-topping and sales smash. It is currently top 10 on the Rhythmic Top 40, R&B/Hip Hop and Billboard "Hot 100" charts and is the #1 selling single in the country according to Nielsen Soundscan.
In preparation for Jibbs release of Jibbs feat. Jibbs, the rapper celebrated with not one but two album release parties in his hometown. The first event took place October 24, the day of release, @ Club Dolce (200 Broadway) and on Friday, October 27, he'll host a party for his fellow teens at Vault.
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The following are the Jibbs performance dates on The Scream Tour:
November 22nd Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
November 24th Greensboro, NC Coliseum
November 25th Birmingham, AL BJCC Arena
November 26th Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
December 1st Memphis, TN FedEx Forum
December 2nd St. Louis, MO Savvis Center
December 3rd Kansas City, MO Kemper Arena
December 8th Oakland, CA Coliseum
December 10th Los Angeles, CA Forum
December 21st Hampton, VA Coliseum
December 22nd Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Center
December 23rd New York, NY Madison Square Garden
December 26th Detroit, MI Joe Lewis Arena
December 28th Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
December 29th Cleveland, OH CSU Wolstein Center
December 30th Baltimore, MD 1st Mariner Arena
December 31st Washington DC Verizon Center
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