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The Move Tour 2012 Featuring Jaim Dj Mal-ski The Ambassador, Da' T.r.u.t.h. Sean Simmonds , Jessica Reedy & B. Reith

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the move tour 2012

  MOVE TOUR 2012 is a movement to challenge, refresh and ignite the world through a life-changing MOVE of God.

 This annual tour brings excitement, inspiration and a strong transformative Biblical message through an electrifying musical experience that will engage any audience.

This year's MOVE TOUR brings together the fierce creative explosion of seven of today's leading voices in music & ministry-BET's "Sunday Best" favorite Jessica Reedy, Hip Hop generals Da' T.R.U.T.H. & The Ambassador, Christian Hip Hop's multi-talented rapper/singer/producer Sean Simmonds, Urban Pop artists B.Reith and/or Jai in select markets, and Hip Hop's favorite event emcee/producer/recording artist DJ MaL-Ski.

In March, MOVE Tour 2012 announced their strategic partnership with FrontGate Media for exclusive representation of sponsorship over the next five years. Scott A. Shuford, founder of FrontGate Media, has experienced this tour and its fan base firsthand. "The MOVE Tour is a cross-market, cross-ethnic, Cross-centric experience of what the church is today. They have created a great opportunity to join in the evangelistic movement God has commissioned to redeem people through the most popular music genre around the world. We at FrontGate see this tour as exactly the kind of value and reach that our company was created to support by making new connection points for companies and ministries with this audience."

Joining Xist & UpLift! this year for the first time will be Compassion International. "We are thrilled to be the ministry partner for The MOVE Tour," says Paul Haddix, Director of the Artists Program. "The opportunity to share Compassion's ministry with MOVE Tour attendees is wonderful and we are excited to see them respond to the needs of children living in poverty around the world." Returning as national sponsors are brand innovators designbySPIRIT and online ticketing vendor Trinity Ticket Solutions joined by entertainment company Mylache Concerts and new media partners leading Rapzilla.com, HearItFirst.com and HM Magazine.

DateEvent NameLocation
7-16-12 The Move Tour Columbia, SC West Columbia, SC
7-19-12 The Move Tour Mobile, AL Mobile, AL
7-21-12 The Move Tour Houston, TX Houston, TX
7-22-12 The Move Tour Dallas, TX Arlinghton, TX
7-26-12 The Move Tour Phoenix, AZ Phoenix, AZ
7-28-12 The Move Tour Los Angeles, CA Long Beach, CA
8-3-12 The Move Tour Chicago, IL Chicago, IL
8-4-12 The Move Tour Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis, IN
8-8-12 The Move Tour Toronto, ON Toronto, ON
8-10-12 The Move Tour Washington, DC Washington, DC
8-11-12 The Move Tour Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn, NY
8-12-12 The Move Tour Bridgeport, CT Bridgeport, CT
8-16-12 The Move Tour Wilmington, DE Wilmington, DE
8-17-12 The Move Tour Virginia Beach, VA Virginia Beach, VA
8-18-12 The Move Tour Roanoke, VA Roanoke, VA
8-19-12 The Move Tour Charlotte, NC Charlotte, NC
8-20-12 The Move Tour Raleigh/Durham, NC Raliegh/Durham, NC
8-21-12 The Move Tour Atlanta, GA

Jonesboro, GA



Visit www.MoveTour.com for more information on the tour and how promoters can bring the experience to their city or sponsor the tour nationwide.


About Xist
Xist Music is the recording label of Xist Worldwide, which produces innovative projects from our award-winning artists, who are leaders in the inspirational urban music industry. Xist Worldwide was founded by Terverius Black and Sean Simmonds to become the leading producer of inspirational urban entertainment, lifestyle and media content. With properties in music, film, publishing and other lifestyle projects, Xist Worldwide acquires, produces, markets and distributes inspirational urban content. Visit Xist at www.xistmusic.com for more information and follow them at www.twitter.com/xist_music.

About UpLift! Group
The UpLift! Group is a management, marketing consulting and coaching firm that partners with individuals and organizations to help them See their vision, Soar towards it and Succeed at bringing it to pass. A ministry-focused firm, UpLift! develops and strive to provide the best in spiritual and personal development resources and lifestyle products in partnership with a stellar portfolio of clients including: GRAMMY® nominated Christian Hip Hop artists Da' T.R.U.T.H. and The Ambassador, award-winning producer and Pop artist JR, Essence bestselling author and Certified Empowerment Coach Felicia Scott, dynamic spoken-word artist Oraia and Lamp Mode recording artist shai linne. Visit UpLift! at www.upliftgroup.com and follow them at www.twitter.com/UpLiftGroup.

About Compassion International
Compassion International is the world's largest Christian child development organization that permanently releases children from poverty. Founded in 1952, Compassion successfully tackles global poverty one child at a time, serving more than 1 million children in 26 of the world's poorest countries. Recognizing that poverty is more than a lack of money, Compassion works through local churches to holistically address the individual physical, economic, educational and spiritual needs of children, enabling them to thrive, not just survive. Compassion has been awarded ten consecutive, four-star ratings by Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator. Visit Compassion International at www.compassion.com and follow them on www.twitter.com/Compassion.

About FrontGate Media
FrontGate Media (http://FrontGateMedia.com) is the largest internet & event media group and marketing service reaching the culture-engaged faith and family values audience which represents $4.6 billion worth of Christian products purchased by consumers annually according to "USA Today." The firm has been named the Best Faith-based Website by the Web Marketing Association in the Internet Advertising Competition, and celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2011. The FrontGate Media group creates relationship and reach for organizations and companies to engage their more than 15 million email subscribers, 25 million monthly page views, and 600,000+ attendees at annual events. The media group is #1 in reach to several consumer and leadership demographics in the faith and family values audience including event attendees, entertainment fans, music fans, church musicians and worship leaders, and political conservatives. FrontGate plays a key role in the success of movie studios, non-profit organizations, publishers and authors, record labels and artists and more seeking to engage the Christian audience.