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This is the Hot new maxi single from one of Florida's hottest unsigned artist, the maxi single consist of 2 bangers from his new album currently entitled "Florida Star" which may change by release date.

Shot Out,Toriono Newkirk, son of a Hustler,Pimp and the Step Son of a Trumpet playing musician who was on the road with The Jackson 5 for 4 1/2 years with Shot Out and his Mother along. He's a hustling business man with "Game in his blood and Music in his Soul".

What's Your pimpin Like Feat. Wes Crav, Florida Star are the songs choosen by Shot Out to promote his 3rd Album. He plans to release the Album later this year early 2005 in time for the Super Bowl which will be in his Stomping grounds in Jax, Fl.

The Music is hot and The Lyrics are there to. You can't go wrong, get it and find out What the pimpin like of this Florida Star!!!!!!

www.newjax.com

- NewJax.com


Discography

1998 "It Is Shot Out" (Single)
1999 "Escaping the Crab Pot" (Album)
2001 "The Second Dozen" (Album), "The Southern Hemisphere" (Compilation)
2004 "What Your Pimping Like" (Single)
2005 "Beep, Beep, Beep" (Single)/(Remix)
2005 COMING SOON - "Florida Star"

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Bio

E. Toriono Newkirk (Shot Out) was born in Jacksonville, Florida. As a toddler, he traveled the road and began his training the music business. In 1978, his stepfather, Wesley Phillips, Sr., of "The East Coast Horn Section" was hired by The Jackson Five to accompany their entourage on the road for 4 1/2 years. This is just the beginning of what would become of Shot Out.

In 1993, Shot Out began recording, entering, and winning a number of talent shows across his region of the country. He was inspired to release a Maxi single in 1998 to test his local market in "Filthy Nasty Florida" and also to get a response on his music. The Maxi Single was entitled "Shot Out" and featured his first two songs recorded which were: "Shot Out" and "It Is". He recorded a number of songs and submitted a demo to an Independent Canadian Label called Cyber Music. The A&R selected his Reggae influenced track "Bite the Bullet" which yielded over 30,000 units sold in Canada.

Shot Out released his first a1bum "Escaping the Crab Pot" in 1999. In this album, he ensured that his marketing strategies included CD's, t-shirts, bandannas, and other Shot Out paraphernalia. Through those marketing efforts, over 2,300 copies were sold.

In the spring of 2000, Shot Out began, working and recording his sophomore album "The Second Dozen" which is part two of his first product and has sold 3,200 copies. He also recorded, pressed, and sold 1,500 copies of a compilation album in the spring of 2002 entitled "The Southern Hemisphere".

February 2005, Shot Out is making another mark with the completion of his 3rd recorded album entitled, "Florida Star". He has sold 2,000 copies of his maxi single "What's Your Pimpin Like" and his state anthem "Florida Star". On March 15, 2005 he will be releasing his HOT new single "The 2005 SPRING BREAK, SUMMER JAM Of The Year" entitled (BEEP, BEEP, BEEP). Which he has sold over 1,500 copies of it in the last 3 months and has also remixed the song featuring Jive recording Artist Rasheeda.

Shot Out has been networking and promoting his talent. Some of his accomplishments include opening shows, for big names in the music industry such as: Notorious B.I.G, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, Too Short, Lil Kim, Foxy Brown, 69 Boyz, Mad Lion, Wu Tang Clan, Poison Clan, Bone Thugs in Harmony, Goodie Mob, Out Kast, Craig Mack, Juvenile, Cool Breeze and YingYang Twins; just to name a few.

Shot Out is talented and accomplished Artist, Songwriter and Producer. He is also currently the Director of Marketing and Promotions for Bungi Entertainment.