NEW YORK, May 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, StereoFame recording artist J. Dash partnered with Rafflecopter.com to launch a remix contest of #WOP, the internet dance craze that is sweeping America. "WOP," off the debut album Tabloid Truth, is a viral sensation amassing nearly 100 Million YouTube views and becoming the young artist's first Gold record, registering over 500,000 sales. Recently, celebrities like Miley Cyrus and Ashley Tisdale supported the song by releasing videos of themselves "wopping and twerking" to the track. Listen to the song here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vb2Oqfj_c70.
Now, fans, producers, DJ's, and artists around the globe have an opportunity to remix the track in any genre in J. Dash's "WOP" Remix Contest with the winner being chosen by J. Dash and StereoFame Records. The winner will have their track released on J. Dash's Soundcloud, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube channels as well as get their hands on the grand prize, a brand new iPad Mini.
"WOP" has been a huge viral hit that is now going mainstream and, as we go from gold record to platinum record status, I wanted to find a way to encourage both old and new fans alike to become really involved in WOP's crossover into mainstream," said J. Dash. "I have a feeling we're going to get a ton of very creative and unique remixes and I can't wait to hear them all and pick a winner!"
To enter the contest:
- Like J. Dash's Facebook page and write a comment telling him that you are in! Download the samples and download the midi pack.
- Create your remix.
- Submit your entry to our J. Dash's SoundCloud.com, here: https://soundcloud.com/j-dash. To maintain qualification, do not let your track to be downloadable!
Previously highlighted by USA Today as an "Artist on the Verge," the past year saw J. Dash's "WOP" become the fastest growing dance song in the United States charting on the Mediabase charts, Billboard singles charts (spending 17 weeks on the Hip-Hop/R&B Hot 100, peaking at #52 on the Hot 100) and become the #1 record on TuneCore.
"WOP" is currently available on iTunes. For more information please visit http://stereofa.me/itabtruth or www.TheRealJDash.com. For official rules and conditions for the remix contest please visit: https://www.facebook.com/TheRealJDash and click on the "Giveaway" tab or click here: http://bit.ly/11kPIJC.
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