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“In order to become an iconic brand you have to partner up with one. What’s more iconic than Playboy?” – Pitbull
It is official! It was recently announced today by Playboy Enterprises that international superstar Pitbull will be partnering with the company to feature a variety of creative content, digital media, products, as well as music and events. Their latest endeavor together is the music video to “Wild Wild Love” (featuring G.R.L.) which is due to be released sometime today. The video was shot at the Playboy Mansion earlier this month (see behind the scenes of the video here).
Playboy CEO Scott Flanders stated: “We’re bringing new energy and enthusiasm to the iconic Playboy brand in our 60th year. Throughout our history we’ve collaborated with artists and cultural tastemakers who both embody the Playboy lifestyle and interpret it in their own images. Today we’re taking a big step in re-interpreting our enduring brand for a new generation by welcoming Armando into the fold. His magnetic energy, charisma and style combined with his clear talent as an entrepreneur exemplify the aspirational lifestyle that defines our brand. We’re looking forward to doing some great things together.”
In response, Pitbull tweeted today:
In order to become an iconic brand you have to partner up with one @Playboy Thank you Hef, Scott and the entire team #dale
It has been reported via Variety and other media sources around the web that Pitbull has singed on to working with Endemol USA on a few original, developmental projects including television, online media including a YouTube channel.
Details of the deal were sketchy, but the singer took to the stage Monday night at Endemol’s party at the NATPE convention in Miami Beach to announce the partnership. It’s expected that Pitbull will work with Endemol on a host of projects, including TV development and digital offshoots.
Pitbull will get his own branded channel on Endemol Beyond, the company’s digital network. Endemol is looking to beef up its creative roster as it seeks out cross-platform opportunities with notable stars and brand-name talent.
Here are a few photos of Pitbull at Monday’s event:
Check out Pitbull in the latest promo commercial for his self-titled Pitbull fragrance line which officially launches December 31st! Just click the video and it will start. You are now able to purchase the Pitbull Man & Pitbull Woman fragrances via Amazon.com (US only!). Screen captures are posted in the photo gallery! *Video courtesy of Amazon.com* – ALSO! If you are using a mobile device (mobile phone, iPod, iPad, etc…) to watch the video, it may not show up!
Pitbull is truly Mr. Worldwide and is taking over the globe in more ways than we can ever imagine! Pitbull announced on Ryan Seacrest a few months back (as well as in the previous years) that he was working on a fragrance line, and today it is 100% official! The fragrance line will launch at Pitbull’s New Year’s Eve concert in Miami and availability for the fragrance begins on December 1 on Amazon.com (you can pre-order now)!
In an exclusive interview with Women’s Wear Daily, Pitbull said: “Being raised by nothing but women, my mother was my father. I was always around these great-smelling products and I would see the way [his mother] would mix them up and wear different outfits. I was always intrigued by fragrance.”
The advertising for the scents will be promoted on ad screens on Amazon Kindles starting TODAY and later on Amazon’s Vine Product Reviews Program. Don’t count out Pitbull’s social media just yet! The products will be shared through “engaging storytelling using branded profile, covers and banners; content including, content tabs and in-video product placement; links and mentions, and custom content such as original video ads”.
The Pitbull Empire just keeps getting bigger and bigger!
“Me coming into the game – the music industry— in about 1998, nobody was lookin’ at a white Cuban blue-eyed corn-rows-to-the-back rapper from Miami,” he said. “So if you take that story, today, no one’s lookin’ at Miami to become a tech hub… When you are able to fly under the radar and maneuver and do things differently than other people may be lookin’ at, that always leaves room for the underdog.”Read more…
“Teachers have changed my life,” he told The Washington Post. “I had a second grade teacher who taught me there is a way out. Then I had an 11th grade teacher, Ms. Martinez, who taught me to believe in myself. So it’s the same thing I want to do with the kids.”
“Sometimes what happens is education is no longer sexy, it’s no longer cool,” he said. “I want to help put together curriculum’s in school where it does entertain them, engage them and one way or another just makes it fun again.”
“My mother always told me two of the most dangerous diseases in the world are ignorance and greed,” he recalled. “That’s why we have to educate. That’s why I fight for it and that’s why I feel it’s the real revolution.”
“There’s no way you could tackle any obstacle or any issue around the world if you’re not educated,” he added.
You can read more at the NY Daily News website! See more website posts about SLAM here!
Max Sound Corporation— the HD audio company that dramatically improves the quality of digital sound across multiple media platforms without increasing file size — today furthered its relationship with International Superstar Pitbull with the highly anticipated update of the Pitbull MAX-D HD App.
From Pitbull: “MAX-D is the future of audio,” said Pitbull. “Whether you’re listening to music at a concert or watching a movie, the Max-D technology makes everything sound crystal-clear.”
The Pitbull MAX-D HD app can be downloaded for free as of now (it will be free for a short time) here from Google Play Store (NOT AVAILABLE FOR iPHONE YET!)
Epic will be released on DVD & BluRay on August 20th. The animated film features Pitbull (as well as an array of other celebrity voices – Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Amanda Seyfried, Beyoncé Knowles…) as Bufo the toad.
A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world – and ours.
Pre-Order/Purchase Epic on Amazon & Wal-Mart! The film will be available on DVD (widescreen), BluRay, and features a Deluxe Edition.
The Dodge brand is targeting multicultural millennials with a Spanish/English ad campaign for the 2013 Dodge Dart featuring global music sensation Pitbull. The rapper, who utters his signature “!Dale!” (“Let’s do this!”) phrase in the spots, also composed original instrumental music called “Drop 2 the Bottom” for the commercials: “How to Change Cars Forever” and “How to Break Through and Succeed.” The campaign reflects the Dodge brand’s focus on targeting multicultural millennials for the compact car segment.
Click to read the FULL press release. See photos from the campaign below:
Pitbull opened a charter school in his hometown of Miami earlier this year. The SLAM (Sports Leadership and Management) charter school prepares middle- and high-school students for a career in a sports-related field. It will begin serving students later this year. Pitbull quoted:“I feel education is the real revolution,” Pitbull said in a prepared statement, which described him as an “International Superstar.” “I stand with the millions of families today who simply want a good school for their kids.”
The Pitbull & Ke$ha North American Summer Tour starts this Thursday!!! Here are a few Pitbull reminders and appearances for this week until the end of May. *There may be a possible change in the schedule*.
• May 23 is the kick off date of the Pitbull/Ke$ha North American Summer Tour! The tour will start on Thursday, May 23 in Boston! Pitbull will perform a solo date on May 24 in Springfield, MA. Pit & Ke$ha will reunite on May 25 & 26 in Atlantic City, New Jersey! Click here for tickets and show info!
• EPIC the animated film by 20th Century Fox will be released in theaters (in the US & UK) May 24th! Pitbull is playing the voice of Bufo! In support of Pitbull and the film, we would like to trend #PitbullIsEPIC on twitter!
• “Outta Nowhere” (Pitbull ft. Danny Mercer) will be the 5th single released from “Global Warming” & it will be released on May 28.
• May 31 Pitbull will be performing on the Good Morning America Summer Concert Series on ABC (#GMAPitbull). Check your local listings! The Pitbull/Ke$ha tour will proceed with a performance at KTU’s KTUphoria (#KTUphoria) at the PNC Bank Arts Center in NJ!
Pitbull chats with us about the special and Imagination Foundation, his charity of choice for the $10,000 ACM Lifting Lives donation given on his behalf. ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night airs SUNDAY, MAY 19 on CBS at 9 PM+EST!
The American rapper and musician, Pitbull, who is collaborating with actress Priyanka Chopra in her upcoming music single ‘Exotic’, maybe now teaming up with Jazzy B next. According to sources, a music recording company based in Punjab and UK has approached Pitbull to team up with Jazzy, and he is in the process of giving his consent in principle.
“Since Jazzy has been recording songs with our music label for a few years now, the music company decided to approach Pitbull to join Jazzy. The kind of music Jazzy does is immensely popular in the UK and Canada besides pockets of India. So, if Pitbull also comes on board, the music producers think it should be an international sellout,” says the source.
This information hasn’t been confirmed yet, so stay tuned!
Pitbull & Ke$ha are nominated for "Best Collaboration" for "Timber" at this year's iHeartRadio Music Awards! Click here for details and where to vote!
Pitbull is nominated for SEVERAL awards - including "Best Entertainer of the Year"! Click here for details and where to vote!
The Traveling Pitbull Poster The Traveling Pitbull Poster Project is uniquely fan-inspired project involving Pitbull fans around the world. One chosen fan gains access to the poster, sign it, share it, and then ship it to the next fan. The project was started by Sandra Felix- Gell & Dulcy J.