Fan Bids $7100 on EBay to Spend a Day with a New Artist Chamillionaire

Fan Bids $7100 on EBay to Spend a Day with a New Artist Chamillionaire

Music Fans from around the world have been bidding on EBay to spend a full day with Houston rapper Chamillionaire. Through EBay and the Universal Music Store, the auction, went up on Friday, November 11th, and has received bids from as far away as the UK to as near as Arkansas. The highest bidder and a guest will attend 2 autograph signing sessions with Chamillionaire, as well as have lunch and attend Chamillionaire’s album release party as VIP’s on Tuesday, November 22nd in Houston. The auction closes on Friday, November 18th. As of 3:00 p.m. today, the bid is at $7100.00. THIS IS PRETTY AMAZING CONSIDERING HIS WILL COST BETWEEN $12.99 and $18.99. It’s also interesting when you put it into context with the off-the-wall marketing strategies other Houston-based rappers like Mike Jones came up with (putting his phone number in his song)-real grass roots marketing that is NOT coming from the label, but the artist.

Audio: Turn It Up feat. Lil’ Flip
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Music Fans from around the world have been bidding on EBay to spend a full day with Houston rapper Chamillionaire. Through EBay and the Universal Music Store, the auction, went up on Friday, November 11th, and has received bids from as far away as the UK to as near as Arkansas. The highest bidder and a guest will attend 2 autograph signing sessions with Chamillionaire, as well as have lunch and attend Chamillionaire’s album release party as VIP’s on Tuesday, November 22nd in Houston. The auction closes on Friday, November 18th. As of 3:00 p.m. today, the bid is at $7100.00. THIS IS PRETTY AMAZING CONSIDERING HIS WILL COST BETWEEN $12.99 and $18.99. It’s also interesting when you put it into context with the off-the-wall marketing strategies other Houston-based rappers like Mike Jones came up with (putting his phone number in his song)-real grass roots marketing that is NOT coming from the label, but the artist.

Chamillionaire aka The Mix Tape Messiah a name he was crowned after independently selling over 100,000 copies of the Get Your Mind Correct album and by selling thousands of his numerous mix-tapes. Chamillionaire created a record label bidding war in 2004 when he sold over 150,000 unites of The Mix Tape Messiah CD independently. With his major label debut The Sound Of Revenge set for release on Universal Records, Chamillionaire is poised to take his place among Houston’s current generation of hip-hop elite, including Paul Wall, Mike Jones and Lil’ Flip, who appears on Chamillionaire’s first single “Turn It Up.” Chamillionaire, the confident, determined kid from the North Side of Houston, TX will no longer denied.

Audio: Turn It Up feat. Lil’ Flip
Windows Media | Real Player

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