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Dem Franchize Boyz

| December 21, 2005 | 3 Comments

Bow Wow, Dem Franchize Boyz
Allstate Arena, Rosemont
Thursday, December 22, 2005


Dem Franchize Boyz are the new hot hip-hop quartet out of Atlanta. Their single, “I Think They Like Me,” is climbing the Billboard charts with a full album, On Top Of Our Game, slated for release in February. DFB will open at WGCI’s Big Jam 6 for some hip-hop and R&B “at the moment” heavyweights.

The group was signed to Universal in 2004 after releasing a string of independent albums and mixtapes in Atlanta. The self-titled debut was adequately recieved, with minor hit single “White Tees”. But they didn’t get much recognition until Jermaine Dupri signed them to So So Def/Virgin and subsequently landed the quartet a spot on the Jermaine Dupri Presents . . . Young, Fly, And Flashy compilation with a remixed version of “I Think They Like Me.”

DFB churn out a traditional Southern rap aura with club-oriented dance beats and vocal hooks. The style has recently been deemed “snap” music, along with tracks by Ying Yang Twins and D4L also falling into this new genre.

Also representing So So Def will be the “all grown up” Bow Wow, no longer “Lil'” Bow Wow. We were first introduced to Bow Wow in 2000 with the hit songs “Bounce With Me” and “Bow Wow (That’s My Name).” The now 18-year-old rapper has seen recent success with Wanted, especially with the single “Like You,” a collaboration with R&B songstress Ciara, who has been rumored to be his girlfriend.

Ciara, Omarion, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Marques Houston are also scheduled to perform.

Jill Haverkamp

Category: Stage Buzz, Weekly

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  1. HeY U GuYs i lOvE Ur sOnGs eXpEsSiAlLy LeAn wIt iT RoCK WiT WiT It i LOVE It a Nd i lOvE U I ThInK ThAt u aLl r fYnE!!!!

  2. courtney says:

    i love you! i listen to your cd every day. but i can still rap better than yall. lol i tell my boyfriend “BITCH STOP CALLING ME!” lol

  3. jasmine says:

    ima tell u lik this maine bump these haters out here yall doin it big n yall kno it.thes folks just mad cause yall came out hard as hell and makin thousands of millons on th track. ima tell u lik this look ova these haters n if they callin playin on ya phone tell dem folks its gone b ok but bitch stop callin me cause i aint gone pick da phone up.yall r 2 trill 4 da game i just had 2 let yall kno. love peace n money.

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