Poe Boy/Atlantic recording artist Flo Rida proudly announces the release of his third studio album, “ONLY ONE FLO (PART 1).” The album – which features the hit singles “Club Can’t Handle Me (feat. David Guetta),” “Turn Around (5, 4, 3, 2, 1),” and “Who Dat Girl (feat. Akon)” – arrives in stores and at all online retailers today. Fresh off an incredible Australian promotional tour, the Florida-native debuted the video for “Turn Around (5,4,3,2,1),” which was shot last month in Rio de Janeiro, last week, with the companion for “Who Dat Girl” slated for an exclusive premiere this Thursday, December 2nd on MTV, MTV2, mtvU, MTV Jams, and MTV.com. The rapper is also set to appear on Fuse’s Top 20 Countdown on December 5th (check local listings). As if all this weren’t enough, Flo Rida is slated to ring in the New Year with 2 sure-to-be-showstopping performances on MTV’s New Year’s Bash 2011 (check local listings).
“ONLY ONE FLO (PART 1)” sees the international phenom working with some of today’s hottest producers including Dr. Luke, David Guetta, Benny Blanco and The Smeezingtons, who also produced Flo Rida’s number one international smash single, “Right Round.” The album also includes guest appearances from the likes of Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Kevin Rudolf and labelmate Laza Morgan. “ONLY ONE FLO (PART 1),” which is a compilation of songs that display his melodic style, will be followed by “ONLY ONE RIDA (PART 2),” an edgier collection highlighting the rapper’s verbal dexterity and intricate rhyme patterns, expected to be released in Spring 2011.
What’s more, Flo Rida is slated to appear on a number of nationally syndicated television shows including Chelsea Lately, TODAY, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where the rapper will perform his double-platinum club anthem, “Club Can’t Handle Me” (check local listings). The addictive, up-tempo track sits atop the charts across the globe, reaching #1 in nine countries. The David Guetta-produced single, which debuted back in early July as a part of “STEP UP 3D – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK,” peaked at number 7 and continues to hold strong inside the top 20. The companion video has also been viewed over 48 million times at the superstar’s official YouTube page.
Always a prominent fixture in the online world, Flo Rida recently launched his new website, located at www.officialflo.com. The destination for all things Flo Rida serves as a community where fans all over can create profiles, upload photos and videos, interact with other fans, and be the first to receive up-to-the-minute news and exclusive content. In honor of the release of “ONLY ONE FLO (PART ONE),” fans that follow Flo Rida on Twitter were given the chance to enter to win an Apple iPad, each week leading up to release week.
Known internationally for creating chart-topping club music, Flo Rida recently wrapped an incredible international tour, which included stops in the U.K., Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, and Singapore. Flo Rida also stays committed to giving back to the community through his charity, “BIG DREAMS FOR KIDS,” which has organized a Holiday toy drive, charity dinner and concert in his hometown of Miami, all taking place in mid-December.
Flo Rida is one of the most recognizable international artists today, having toured nearly every continent. The Miami-based rapper burst onto the scene in 2007 with his record-breaking hit “Low (feat. T-Pain),” from his debut album “MAIL ON SUNDAY.” The single went on to become one of the most successful digital singles of the past decade, having been certified 5x platinum by the RIAA for sales exceeding 5 million downloads. In 2009, the Miami-based rapper again made history with his hit single “Right Round,” which to date remains the highest-selling one-week digital single ever with more than 636,000 downloads sold its debut week. In addition, “Right Round,” from the rapper’s album “R.O.O.T.S.,” is the fastest-selling digital single ever, with 1 million downloads sold in just two weeks.