With the release of the album, BANNER, a college graduate who is deeply committed to giving back to the community, has set up a "Crank It Up" contest which will give five lucky fans the opportunity to win a $10,000 scholarship.
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December 15, 2003: Mississippi: The Album 2: Baptized In Dirty Water hit stores December 23rd, 2003 so if you haven't gotten yourself a copy, do so.
Critically-Acclaimed Rapper Offers Five Lucky Fans The Opportunity To Win Scholarships
New York, NY - The indefatigable DAVID BANNER, a "leader of the New South" (Vibe 2003) and "a friggin' genius" (Spin 2003), is set to release a new album, MTA2 - Baptized In Dirty Water on December 23, 2003. The critically-acclaimed rapper released his Top 10 debut CD Mississippi: The Album on SRC/Universal Records earlier this year in May.
When asked about releasing two albums in 2003, BANNER responds "Amidst all the touring and promoting for Mississippi: The Album, I never stopped working on songs for the next album and before you knew it I had an album's worth of stellar songs completed. I wanted to outwork those artists who are satisfied with minimal success so I decided to put another album out."
Explaining the CD title, the thoughtful Mississippi native says, "