The Jacka - "TEAR GAS" IN STORES

, CA (PressExposure) June 22, 2009 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Time Has Come…

the Jacka 3rd highly anticipated solo album "Tear Gas" IN STORES NOW

06.16.09, a day marked with symbolism and remembrance for one of the greatest Hip Hop icons, the birthday of Tupac Shakur, served as breaking ground for one of the most anticipated rap albums on the West Coast. Following last year’s successful underground release of “The Street Album,” which debuted at #91 on Billboard Top 100 - the Jacka's 3rd solo album entitled Tear Gas (Artist Records/SMC) is IN STORES NOW.

2008 was an exceptional year for the Jacka that included a #1 single on Bay Area radio stations and an Ozone Award. This was just a preview of what was to come in 2009, the Jacka is ready to take over the nation with his biggest release to date. Tear Gas is being dubbed this year’s blockbuster album, featuring a host of Hip Hop favorites from coast to coast. Appearances include Freeway, Paul Wall, Cormega, E-40, Devin the Dude, and Mistah F.A.B. – with Production from 12 different producers including RobLo, Traxamillion, and Bedrock to create a feel all his own. Other highlighted tracks include the album's opener, “Summer,” the Mistah F.A.B assisted "Callin' Me Back" and “They Don’t Know” featuring Freeway.

The hype surrounding this project has created a lane to put the Jacka at the top of the industry spotlight. XXL.com joins in on the Jacka excitement, “He’s ambitious on his tracks and brings you into his world to make you feel his mood just like 50 in his heyday.” – Infamous O. Will Bronson, VP of A&R-SMC Recordings, chimes in, "Jacka is one of the most important artists to our region right now. The anticipation for Tear Gas is three years in the making and if I can say one thing to those who have been waiting- the hype is real. He delivered the album you've been waiting for.” Jacka agrees, "It's my best work so far… For hella different reasons. If you're into good music and like to tune all the way in, Tear Gas is one of the dopest, if not THE dopest shit to come out."

The 2nd single “Glamorous Lifestyle,” features underground legend Andre Nickatina. Produced by Traxamillion - the commanding horns, Jacka's signature melodic flow, along with cult favorite Nickatina, is nothing short of stellar.

The West Coast is eagerly excited about this release, the chaos has already begun causing industry warnings - it’s about to blow.

To download follow this LINK: [http://www.smcrecordings.com/GlamorousLifestyle.zip]

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Press Release Submitted On: June 22, 2009 at 3:39 pm
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