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March 27, 2007

RAZOR & TIE PUBLISHING SIGNS REIGNING DOVEAWARD-WINNER NATALIE GRANT, COLUMBIA RECORDS UP-AND-COMING BAND MOSES MAYFIELD AND PRODUCER/ SONGWRITER/ ARTIST POET NAME LIFE TO EXCLUSIVE DEALS

(New York, NY)- Razor & Tie has added more esteemed artists to its rapidly-expanding publishing unit with the signings of Natalie Grant, Moses Mayfield and Poet Name Life. Senior Vice President, Music Publishing J.W. Johnson commented, "These signings solidly establish Razor & Tie Music Publishing in three important genres: CCM, alternative rock and urban pop. Natalie, Moses Mayfield and Poet are artist/songwriters who will lead us into the future. We are honored to have them as part of our growing family".

Curb recording artist Natalie Grant is the reigning Dove Award-winner for Female Vocalist of the Year. She is nominated again this year for female vocalist of the year and will co-host the 38th Annual GMA Dove Awards with Brian Littrell on April 25th. Her third studio release for Curb is due out this summer. Grant's deal with Razor & Tie Publishing is exclusive worldwide administration.

Columbia recording artists Moses Mayfield hail from Birmingham, AL. Their major label debut on Columbia, THE INSIDE, is in stores now. The band is currently on tour with Pete Yorn and will hit the road with Blue October later this spring. The band's deal with Razor & Tie Publishing is worldwide administration.

Poet Name Life has established himself as one of the most versatile artists in contemporary music, finding success in writing, performing and producing. As a member of IAM Global, Jeepney and Tabmagnetic Music, his hip-hop allies include The Black-Eyed Peas and Blood Of Abraham. Poet Name Life adapts the influences of classical music training, soul, jazz and electro to create boundary-breaking music. He has co-written and produced tracks with such artists as Slumber Party Girls (Geffen), Prima J (Geffen), Tila Tequila, The Conti Brothers (Warner Brothers) and exclusive remixes for Fergie (Geffen). His deal with Razor & Tie Publishing is exclusive co-publishing.