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Multi-Platinum Rockers Kongos and LA Reid to Host ‘Egomaniac’ Listening Party and Show this Thursday, May 12 in NYC‏

Multi-platinum rock band and Epic Records artist KONGOS will release their upcoming full-length album, Egomaniac, on June 10, 2016. Boasting 13 new tracks, including their new hit single “Take It From Me”, the new album marks the band’s biggest, boldest and best body of work yet. Egomaniac is available for pre-order here: http://smarturl.it/Egomaniac 

In celebration of the album’s upcoming release, LA Reid presents the official KONGOS Egomaniac listening party and performance, taking place on the Sony Rooftop at 25 Madison Ave. in NYC this Thursday, May 12 from 6:30-8:30pm. The event is sponsored by Patron Tequila.

KONGOS will perform their new single “Take It From Me”, which has held strong as “#1 most added” at Alternative Radio for the last two consecutive weeks. The track is currently at #19 on the chart and continues climbing. The unforgettably clever music video, which showcases the band members in “Big Head Mode” from the classic video game NBA Jam, recently cracked over 160,000 views on YouTube/VEVO in less than a week. Watch it HERE. The visual is the first in history to be premiered on Snapchat via MTV’s U.S. SnapChat Discover channel. You can download “Take It From Me” on iTunes or stream on Spotify now. 

KONGOS recently announced that they will tour in support of Egomaniac this summer, performing at various festivals and headlining shows.  The tour begins July 2 at Saturday in the Park, hits major markets across the Midwest and South, and wraps up on July 16 at Floatfest in Martindale, TX. The full itinerary is included below.


KONGOS Tour Dates:

7/2       Sioux City, IA              Saturday in the Park

7/3       Indianapolis, IN           INDYpendence Day

7/4       O’Fallon, MO              Heritage and Freedom Festival

7/7       Chicago, IL                 Taste of Chicago

7/9       Toronto, ON                Velvet Underground

7/10     Philadelphia, PA          WRFF Radio Show

7/14     Little Rock, OK           Metroplex

7/16     Martindale, TX            Floatfest


In other big news, Fox Sports handpicked KONGOS as its “Artist of the Month” for the entire month of May. As part of this initiative, four songs from Egomaniac“Take It From Me,” “I Don’t Mind, “I Want It Free,and “Look At Me”-will be played during broadcast sports events all month-long.

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