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Don Benjamin is starting to make his new EP. We need your help to fund his project. Don wants to work with top producers and artists.

Don Benjamin is starting to make his new EP. We need your help to fund his project. Don wants to work with top producers and artists. Read more
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Don Benjamin’s campaign will strengthen and draw out the attention he’s already getting from the fashion world to introduce him to the music and lifestlye community, while also increasing his visibility to a mainstream audience. Don Benjamin is a dynamic artist with an incredible story who will inspire audiences and appeal to a large demographic thanks to his crossover appeal.

- Generating awareness to target audience with online coverage of release dates, press releases, images, singles, videos and official site and social media profiles 

- Online Listening parties on portals and influencer outlets 

- interviews by phone, Skype, Twitter, email or in-person press 

- photo shoots with various tastemaker music and lifestyle publications - produce 60-90 second visuals representing Don Benjamin for a “Who Is” campaign so fans can personally connect with his story. Each piece can be released (via social platforms) weekly counting backwards from the project’s release date 

- Setting up a nation wide tour to perform and promote the debut album - NY/LA Media runs - Listening event + performance in various cities

Some Target Press features + placements COMPLEX: “Who is Don Benjamin?” (online), “Individuals” (print) FADER: “Gen F” feature (print) MTV: Buzzworthy, RapFix, University, Hive, PUSH (online) XXL: “Show & Prove” feature (print), “X-Rated” album review (print) ROLLING STONE: album review (online + print) OTHERS: online + print placements with Music: Billboard, CMJ, SPIN, Paper, Pitchfork, The Source, Vibe, BET Lifestyle: American Apparel (Viva Radio), Dazed, I.D, Nylon, Paper, V Magazine, Vice/Noisey, YRB, Urban Outfitters (LSTN + Music Mondays)

Target Music Festival(s) SXSW - Austin, TX [3/12 - 3/17] Coachella - Indio, CA [4/12 - 4/14 or 4/19 - 4/21] Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival - Manchester, TN [6/13 - 6/16] Pitchfork Music Festival - Chicago, IL [7/19-7/21] Lollapalooza - Chicago, IL [8/2 - 8/4]

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    NEW EXCLUSIVE SONG FROM DON BENJAMIN

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    NEW EXCLUSIVE SONG FROM DON BENJAMIN + 2 EXCLUSIVE COMPUTER SCREEN SAVER PHOTO OF DON BENJAMIN.

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    MOVIE SIZE POSTER OF DON BENJAMIN

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    MOVIE SIZE POSTER OF DON BENJAMIN WITH HIS AUTOGRAPH AND YOUR NAME PERSONALIZED

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    DON BENJAMIN COFFEE MUG - A PICTURE OF DON BENJAMIN'S FACE WHILE YOU DRINK YOUR MORNING CUP OF COFFEE

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    NEW EXCLUSIVE SONG FROM DON BENJAMIN + 2 EXCLUSIVE COMPUTER SCREEN SAVER PHOTO OF DON BENJAMIN, MOVIE SIZE POSTER, COFFEE MUG, & A THANK YOU TWEET FROM TWITTER. PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR TWITTER NAME

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    WANT A LIFE SIZE PICTURE OF DON BENJAMIN ON YOUR WALL? DON BENJAMIN WILL HAVE HIS OWN FAT HEAD

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    DON BENJAMIN WILL RECORD A 15 SECOND VIDEO SHOUT OUT OF YOU. WE WILL EMAIL YOU THE VIDEO.

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    DON BENJAMIN WILL FOLLOW YOU ON INSTAGRAM. HE WILL FOLLOW YOU FOR AT LEAST 2 MONTHS. HE HAS THE RIGHT TO UNFOLLOW YOUR PAGE AFTER 2 MONTHS. ITS UP TO YOU TO KEEP HIM ENTERTAINED, SO HE CAN REMAIN FOLLOWING YOU.

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    DON BENJAMIN WILL SKYPE WITH YOU FOR 20 MINS. PLEASE KEEP THE CONVERSATION PG-13.

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    DON BENJAMIN WILL FOLLOW YOU ON INSTAGRAM AND GIVE YOU A 15 SECOND SHOUT OUT TO POST ON HIS INSTAGRAM. WE WILL EMAIL YOU THE SHOUT OUT THAT HE RECORDED FOR YOU.

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    BE APART OF ONE OF DON BENJAMIN'S FUTURE MUSIC VIDEO. YOU MAYBE AN EXTRA OR YOU MAYBE ONE OF THE FEATURED PERSON. EITHER WAY, YOU'LL BE IN THE MUSIC VIDEO

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    DO YOU OWN A CLOTHING LINE OR? DON BENJAMIN WILL WEAR YOUR CLOTHING AND SHOUT OUT YOUR CLOTHING LINE ON INSTAGRAM. *NOTE - YOU WILL HAVE TO MAIL YOUR CLOTHING LINE TO HIM.

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    YOU AND A GROUP OF YOUR FRIENDS WILL HAVE AN EXCLUSIVE DINNER WITH DON BENJAMIN. IT MUST BE WHEN DON BENJAMIN IS IN LA OR HAVING AN APPEARANCE IN A CITY NEAR YOU.

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    WANT YOUR CLOTHING LINE OR PRODUCT PLACED ON HIS MUSIC VIDEO? HERE'S YOUR CHANCE.

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