Mathew Knowles’ Houston-Based Music World Entertainment Partners with the City of Houston and Houston Independent School Distr
Music World Entertainment Makes Over 30,000 Product Donations
(Houston, TX – August 5, 2011) – Mathew Knowles’ Houston-based Music World Entertainment partners with the City of Houston and the Houston Independent School District (ISD) to sponsor the First Annual Back To School Fest on Saturday, August 6, 2011 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Music World Entertainment has made over 30,000 product donations, with a retail value of (more than $317, 000.00). The product donations include music from Music World Music’s children’s label, Music World Kids. CD titles include Kids Rap Radio (both Spanish and English versions), Krazy Kuzins and Baby Jamz Nursery Rhymes Vol. 1. “When we were approached by the City of Houston, I thought it would be a great opportunity to support this initiative with the gift of music,” says Mathew Knowles, founder, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment. “The School District of the City of Houston has a diverse and multicultural student body. We are honored to support the students and contribute to their overall learning and development.”
Houston is America’s fourth most populous city, following New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, and is the largest in the southern US and Texas. The City of Houston and the Houston ISD are expecting an estimated 25,000 students and their families to attend this event. The students come from modest income households and economically disadvantaged homes. The Houston ISD is the state’s largest school district, serving over 200,000 students. Sponsors and supporters of the Back To School Fest will donate school supplies, uniforms, HISD educational information, health screenings, immunizations and social service resources to local families to assist in preparing students for their fall return.
ABOUT MUSIC WORLD ENTERTAINMENT
Music World Entertainment (MWE) was founded by Mathew Knowles, President and CEO. Music World Entertainment is one of the world's leading entertainment and music conglomerates dedicated to producing and distributing quality entertainment. The MWE worldwide platforms include
successful record label ventures, recording artist and producer management services, artist development services, a master catalog series, film ventures, television productions, licensed and merchandise products, sports endeavors, philanthropic work and investment and property holdings. The Houston headquarters is home to House of Deréon Media Center, a performance and event facility hosting special events including charity galas, corporate parties and private functions. MWE has offices in Houston and New York.
ABOUT MUSIC WORLD MUSIC
Music industry leader Mathew Knowles' Music World Music (MWM) has had an unprecedented impact on the history of music around the globe, setting trends and breaking chart records with its roster of stars. Music World Music has been crowned one of the Top Imprint Labels of the decade. With successes across the music landscape in Top 40, R&B, and hip hop, MWM was also named the #1 Dance Imprint Label in 2009 by Billboard magazine. Music World Music is home to GRAMMY® Award winning artists, leading creative music forces, legendary icons, top catalogue compilations and
celebrated soundtracks. Releases include Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé, Solange, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, Earth, Wind and Fire, Chaka Khan, The O’Jays, Kool & The Gang, The ESSENCE Music Festival compilation series and the GRAMMY® nominated soundtrack from the movie Roll Bounce. Music World Music operates under the umbrella of Music World Entertainment, one of the world’s leading music and entertainment conglomerates. www.musicworldent.com