TORONTO, Might 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fanatic Gaming Holdings Inc. (“Fanatic Gaming” or the “Firm”) (TSX: EGLX)(OTCQB: ENGMF)(FSE: 2AV) is happy to announce it has entered right into a content material creation partnership with GRAMMY®-nominated artist ZHU. To rejoice the partnership, Fanatic Gaming and its esports division, Luminosity Gaming (“Luminosity”) are launching a worldwide dwell live performance that includes ZHU and Luminosity streamer and incognito DJ, Harley Recent, aka “MrFreshAsian”.
On Might 14, 2020, the live performance shall be dwell streamed on the entrance web page of Twitch.TV and may even be the platform to promote ZHU’s new single, “ONLY” which is able to drop proper after the dwell live performance. Pre-save “ONLY” here. The occasion shall be featured throughout the Fanatic Gaming platform with further assist from occasion companions Twitch and GFUEL. Donations from the live performance shall be in assist of MusiCares COVID -19 Reduction Fund.
Steven Zhu (aka “ZHU”) is likely one of the most acknowledged DJ’s on the planet. ZHU constructed his profession off of grassroots assist and guerilla advertising main to just about a half-billion on-line performs on Spotify alone. His album “Generationwhy” reached platinum standing and No. 1 on Billboard’s Dance/Digital album charts. Like ZHU, MrFreshAsian is globally acknowledged as probably the greatest Fortnite streamers on the planet. The Luminosity crew member was lately named Twitch Streamer of the 12 months by the Shorty Awards. Recent is one in all Luminosity’s key esports influencers and produces unique content material for over eight million loyal followers throughout his social channels.
Through the three-hour charity stream which begins at 9pm EDT, members from Luminosity’s Fortnite Home (12 million mixed subscribers) will host a pre-concert present which is able to lead into Recent and ZHU every performing particular person DJ units, lasting till midnight EDT. The night concludes with the 12am EDT world premiere and launch of ZHU’s new single, “ONLY” ft. Tinashe. Followers will be capable of work together with the artists throughout a dwell Q&A in addition to donate all through the stream or buy unique merchandise with all proceeds benefiting MusiCares COVID-19 Reduction Fund.
ZHU commented, “I’m excited to share my gamer facet by the livestream!”
“We’re excited to announce this ground-breaking partnership. Now we have introduced collectively one of the perfect DJ’s on the planet and one in all the world’s hottest streamers and content material creators for this unique premiere,” mentioned Corey Mandell, President of EG Leisure. “The convergence of music and gaming opens up distinctive alternatives to offer unique content material to our group of 200 million avid gamers. It additionally demonstrates the significance and the attain of Fanatic Gaming’s platform and our means to provide modern content material for our viewers and followers.”
The live performance will be watched dwell on Twitch.TV on the Luminosity channel: www.twitch.tv/lgloyal
Further info on Fanatic Gaming, ZHU and MrFreshAsian will be discovered under:
About Fanatic Gaming:
Fanatic Gaming (TSX: EGLX)(OTCQB: ENGMF)(FSE: 2AV) is constructing the world’s largest platform of communities for avid gamers and esports followers. Already the biggest gaming platform in North America and the UK, the Firm’s enterprise is comprised of three primary pillars: Media, Leisure and Esports. Fanatic Gaming’s digital media platform contains roughly 100 gaming associated web sites and 900 YouTube channels which collectively attain 160 million guests month-to-month. The Media platform generates over 30 billion advert requests and roughly a billion views per thirty days. Fanatic’s esports division, Luminosity Gaming, is a number one international esports franchise that consists of seven skilled esports groups underneath possession and administration, together with the Vancouver Titans Overwatch crew and the Seattle Surge Name of Responsibility crew. Collectively, the built-in ecosystem reaches over 200 million gaming fans on a month-to-month foundation. Fanatic Gaming’s leisure division, EG Leisure owns and operates Canada’s largest gaming expo, Fanatic Gaming Stay Expo, EGLX (eglx.com), and the biggest cellular gaming occasion in Europe, Pocket Gamer Connects (www.pgconnects.com). For extra info on the Firm go to www.enthusiastgaming.com. For extra info on Luminosity Gaming go to luminosity.gg.
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Born Steven Zhu and raised within the San Francisco Bay Space, ZHU started enjoying piano at an early age. After making his debut with “Strikes Like Ms. Jackson”—a 2014 launch that drew widespread consideration regardless of ZHU’s intentionally concealing his identification—he dropped his debut EP The Nightday and shortly earned a GRAMMY nomination for Finest Dance Recording for his breakthrough single “Light.” His 2016 debut album Generationwhy discovered ZHU illuminating his emotional life to a larger diploma, partly by including extra of his lithe vocal work to the album’s channeling of desert psychedelia. He continued that sonic exploration on 2018’s Ringos Desert, which featured friends like TOKiMONSTA and Tame Impala. As his profile has risen, ZHU has passionately pursued his curiosity in vogue, enjoying a vital half within the design of his fashion-forward merch.
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18-year-old Australian web sensation, Harley Recent aka “MrFreshAsian” Campbell is the most important attraction on Twitch when a majority of the Western Hemisphere is asleep. After becoming a member of Luminosity in March 2020, the Fortnite streamer and newbie DJ has continued to develop a social following of over seven million followers and his streams on Twitch have been seen by over 18 million customers.
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