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TGT Announce "I Need"; R&B Supergroup Unveils New Single From Forthcoming Album "3 KINGS"; Acclaimed Trio to Take the Main Stage at 2013 Essence Music Festival; Currently on the Nationwide "3 Kings Tour"; "3 KINGS" Arrives Everywhere August 20th

Jul 2 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/02/13 -- Atlantic Recording group, TGT (Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank), have unveiled "I Need," from their forthcoming album, "3 KINGS," which will arrive in stores and at all DSPs on August 20th. "3 KINGS" is available for pre-order today via www.tgtlife.com. "I Need" serves as the follow-up to the trio's "Sex Never Felt Better." Listen to "I Need" here: http://youtu.be/AjomamGRet8. Watch the video for "Sex Never Felt Better" here: http://youtu.be/3uWzlzTaGyU.

Last week, TGT kicked off their highly-anticipated nationwide, "3 Kings Tour," which will see the three R&B heavyweights taking their sultry sounds to venues nationwide. The tour, which kicked off in Oakland, CA runs through the month of July, and includes a stop in New Orleans, LA for a performance on the main stage at the 2013 Essence Music Festival, before wrapping on August 4th at the Civic Center Theatre in Atlanta, GA. Watch TGT as they announce details of the "3 Kings Tour" here: http://youtu.be/0xmG3UWqE0w. (TOUR ITINERARY BELOW)

Want to meet the members of TGT? A limited amount of ticketless meet & greet upgrade packages will be available for the band's forthcoming headline tour. This ticketless meet & greet upgrade package gives fans the opportunity to meet and take a photo with TGT. Fans won't want to miss out on this exclusive offer. VIP tour packages are currently available for purchase by visiting www.tgtlife.com.

What happens when you take three of R&B's most successful male artists in the last ten years to form the ultimate super group? Three letters: TGT. The bond between Tyrese, Ginuwine and Tank is deeper than just musical. The three have been friends for nearly a decade and even though they have had incredible success on their own, they are ready to show that together, they are bringing true R&B back.

Tyrese Gibson has become a seasoned vet in the worlds of music and film as well as a respected author. Tyrese, who has been a sensation in the R&B world for nearly two decades, is responsible for such classics as "Sweet Lady" and "How You Gonna Act Like That." Tyrese has transitioned into the world of film starring in the leading role of the John Singleton classic, Baby Boy. Since his silver screen debut, Tyrese has gone on to create a body of work which includes Annapolis, Death Race, Four Brothers and starring roles in the global box office sensations The Fast And The Furious and Transformers. In addition, Gibson is a two time New York Times best-selling author with How To Get Out of Your Own Way and Manology (co-penned with Rev Run). However, music remains his first love which is prevalent in his Grammy-nominated disc Open Invitation which features the #1 single "Stay" which remained at the #1 position for 11 consecutive weeks on Billboard's Urban AC chart.

Ginuwine, born Elgin Baylor Lumpkin, released his first album "Ginuwine...The Bachelor" in 1996 after teaming up with superstar producer Timbaland and the late Static Major who co-wrote the lead and classic single "Pony." The singer has since released a number of multi-platinum selling albums and singles, becoming one of R&B's top artists and having collaborated with R&B/Hip Hop Legends including the likes of R. Kelly & Missy Elliott. Ginuwine also entered into the world of acting, starring in the film Juwanna Man, as well as having guest appearances on television shows and stage plays.

Durrell Babbs, better known as Tank, is the self-proclaimed "General of R&B" who has created some of the genre's most sensual, emotion-evoking love songs. He's an icon in the making, with four albums and eight Grammy nominations under his belt. Fans know Tank for his smash hits "Maybe I Deserve" and "Please Don't Go," but he is also the man behind the songs from some of R&B's biggest stars such as Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown, Keyshia Cole and more. But it's one of the biggest records of Tank's career that brought TGT to life. Tank called on Tyrese and Ginuwine for the official remix to "Please Don't Go," the world got their first taste of TGT.

For more information on TGT, please visit www.tgtlife.com, www.twitter.com/TGTLife, www.facebook.com/TGTLife.

For press tools for TGT, please visit http://press.atlanticrecords.com/TGT.


TGT THE 3 KINGS TOURJULY------3 Jacksonville, FL Moran Theatre4 Miami, FL JL Knight5 Raleigh, NC Red Hat Amphitheatre6 Atlanta, GA Civic Center7 New Orleans, LA 2013 Essence Music Festival12 Baltimore, MD Pier Six Pavilion13 Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena14 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Casino19 Atlantic City, NJ House Of Blues20 Newark, NJ New Jersey Performing Arts Center25 Country Club Hills, IL Country Club Hills26 Cincinnati, OH Macy's Music Festival28 Detroit, MI Chene ParkAUG------3 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre4 Atlanta, GA Civic Center Theatre





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Contact:
Sydney Margetson (National)
212.707.2262
Sydney.Margetson@atlanticrecords.com

Ashley Kalmanowitz (Tour/Online)
212.707.2051
Ashley.Kalmanowitz@atlanticrecords.com





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