NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /IWANTPOP.COM/ – Sky Blu, half of the Grammy-nominated and global pop sensation known as LMFAO, has been finding his independence since he released his first solo-album, “Rebel Music” as a free download to his fans last year. The current singles, “Pop Bottles,” and “Salud” are available at iTunes. The album is still available as a free download to fans at www.bigbad.com.
The creative vision behind the “Party Rock” movement, that dominated global pop culture, has already released the first single to his new album The Party President scheduled for worldwide release in July, later this year. “Go On Girl,” debuted on The Arsenio Hall Show and is available now at iTunes. The song is the first ingredient to the next pop culture phenomenon. Fresh off an incredible showcase at the famed music festival SXSW, Sky Blu is ready to introduce the world to his alter-ego. Meet The Party President: 8KY 6LU.
The Party President: A super entertainer multi-talented musical artist, deejay, emcee, performer, and extreme sports enthusiast. His message is simply FXCK YEAH which means to live one notch above incredible. And to put an exclamation on the movement, The Party President includes a new creative reinterpretation of Sky Blu as 8KY 6LU and a more colorful overhaul of his public image. “The Party President is here to inspire the world to have fun,” 8KY 6LU jokes.
New movements can be challenging to birth. Fortunately, 8KY 6LU is no stranger to the process. After all, he’s a member of LMFAO, perhaps the greatest pop phenomenon of the decade. And he has a plan. 8KY 6LU will release The Presidential Party Hour Mixtape in advance and in promotion of the forthcoming album. The mixtape will be performed live and recorded in one-take as a device to give fans a true live experience. And he’s currently touring worldwide, creating an online television show, producing comedic digital shorts and several music videos to be released concurrently leading into the album release. All the digital content will be available starting this month at www.thepartypresident.com.
LMFAO has released two chart-topping albums. The first, “Party Rock,” debuted in 2009 and made the world go dance crazy with singles like, “I’m In Miami Bitch,” “La La La,” “Shots,” “Yes,” and “Get Crazy.” “Party Rock” garnered a 2009 Grammy® nomination for “Best Dance Album.” Their sophomore album, “Sorry for Party Rocking” (released in 2011) sealed the duo’s staying power. In 2012 it won the group six Billboard Awards, the second highest amount received during the night. The duo accepted awards for Hot 100 Song of the Year (“Party Rock Anthem”) and for Top Duo/Group, beating out Maroon 5 and Lady Antebellum.
“Party Rock Anthem” topped the Billboard Hot 100 for six consecutive weeks, and went #1 in over 19 countries. The video has garnered over 650,000,000 views on YouTube and sold over 7 million copies in the U.S. alone. The second single off this album, “Sexy and I Know It”, also went #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, selling over 6 million copies and reaching over 280,000,000 video views on YouTube. In the 2012 Super Bowl, LMFAO performed alongside Madonna in the largest viewed Super Bowl in NFL history! The group has collaborations with many other artists as well, like The Black Eyed Peas, David Guetta, Pitbull, Katy Perry and Lil’ Jon to name a few.
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