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Pooca Leroy wins The Source Magazine New Artist Showcase at MixShow Live in Atlanta

Money Mobb Empire and principal artist, Pooca Leroy leave their mark on Atlanta, Georgia after attending the Mix Show Live hosted by Tony Neal and Core DJs

PRLog - Aug. 21, 2012 - MESQUITE, Texas -- Dallas, TX (August 21, 2012) – “Workin’, workin’, workin’; ain’t nobody else out workin’ me”, the lyrics are not mere words for the Dallas native,  Pooca Leroy, but his true daily mantra and practice. Still riding the momentum from the BET Awards weekend in Los Angeles, Money Mobb Empire and their principal artist, Pooca Leroy, blazed a trail to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the MixShow Live hosted by Tony Neal, CEO, of Core DJs.

Pooca Leroy and the Money Mobb Empire movement converged upon “Hotlanta” with a plan of immediate visibility, connecting, networking and promoting their brand.  The Dallas-based label and artist distributed more than 1,200 cd’s, connected with more than 100 industry colleagues and saturated the area with Pooca Leroy and Money Mobb promotional items.  The highlight of Atlanta came when Pooca Leroy won The Source Magazine New Artist Showcase.  Beating out the competition with a show-stopping, crowd-participating performance.  The win entitles Pooca Leroy to an exclusive interview with Sourcemag.com, as well as placement in the next Source Magazine issue.  The humble rapper also enjoyed the opportunity to meet and take a photo op with his inspiration, rap recording artist, T.I.   “This by far was the icing on the cake”, states Pooca.  

Money Mobb Empire was the host of the first and only Cigar Hospitality Suite at the MixShow Live, featuring hand-rolled cigars from The Cigar Factory, Dallas, Texas.  The master cigar roller, William, traveled with the group and was available Friday and Saturday, 12:00p.m.-6:00p.m.  The Money Mobb Empire team went to Atlanta with the goal of making their presence known, working their strategic plan and in the end they were able to garner great results for the label and their principal artist, Pooca.

As the momentum and opportunity continues, Pooca’s schedule and focus on his next projects remain priority.  His singles “Rap” and “Got the Streets” continue to provide an excellent segue into his upcoming freshman album.  The week of July 28, 2012, Pooca Leroy’s new mixtape, “First 48” hosted by Hittmann dj, DJ Goonie dropped on Live Mixtapes and Datpiff.  To date, the mixtape has realized 10, 514 downloads, 20,174 views and 12,783 streams.

For more information on the artist and label follow them on twitter at @PoocaLeroy & @MoneyMobbEmpire.

About Pooca Leroy- In an age where Dallas rap artists are primarily known for dance songs and ring tones, Pooca Leroy has a style, swagger, passion, and versatility that not only distinguishes him from Dallas rappers, but ultimately, will change the entire landscape of the southern rap scene.  Affectionately named Pooca by his father shortly after birth, around age twelve the name Leroy was co-opted after watching the movie on of his favorite movies, “The Last Dragon”, whose principal character was a guy named, “Leroy”.  This viscous, yet, clever and lyrical emcee’s claim to fame is the flame that he spits every time he touches a microphone.  He is, thus, aptly nick-named, Tha South Side Dragon.  

Strongly influenced by artists such as Pimp C, T.I., Tupac, Lil Flip, Lil’ Boosie, Webbie, 8 Ball & MJG, Lil’ Keke, and Z-Ro, like theirs, his music has street appeal. Among other things Pooca Leroy is out to prove that he can go toe to toe with anyone in the game and accepts the burden of changing the perception of Texas rappers.  He admits that he feels like the rap game needs more originality, style, and lyrics and he’s going to bring it.  Let’s get ready to rumble; “THE CHAMP IS HERE"!

About Money Mobb Empire- Dallas based independent record label, Money Mobb Empire is quickly becoming the most recognizable music brand in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and a prominent force on the southern music scene.  Co-founded by James Sims, the company's president, and CEO, Michael Sims, the "new boots" are off to a running start.  The label's principal artist, Pooca Leroy, has been making tons of noise in cities across the south with his two singles, "Rap" and "Dancin Like A Stripper".  His recent projects include, The Truth in the Booth, Before Tha Storm Vols. I, II, & III,  Pooca Leroy presents Tha Baddest Bytchez in Texas, a cameo appearance in the independent film, "Circles", and "Tha Whole City Behind Me" DVD, slated to be released on August 17, 2012.  

Beyond Money Mobb Empire's reputation for being tight-knit and organized, it's community support and philanthropic efforts are helping to cement the brand within the hearts and minds of the people.  With the ultimate goal in mind, Money Mobb Empire has laced up its boots and strapped on its hard hat and is now working toward the goal of becoming the brightest star in the southern sky.

With that said, let's everyone sit back, relax, and witness Pooca Leroy & Money Mobb Empire's meteoric rise to the top of the music industry.

**Correction made to the spelling of Z-Ro's name. The original script spelling was incorrect. -Opulent Public Relations & Event Managament

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Last Updated:Aug 24, 2012
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