Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–October 25, 2006–http://www.elHood.com, the online community for individuals who share a passion for Hispanic content, emerged from months of successful beta testing by top artists and friends around the globe. The new Version 1.0 of the website, which is now available to the general public, combines a state-of-the-art distributed platform for unparalleled performance with technologies such as AJAX and Flash to provide richer user interactivity. elHood.com users enjoy a unique digital entertainment experience where they can discover new artists and create customized playlists, while simultaneously engaging in social networking by sharing photos, videos or blogs to connect with friends old and new. elHood.com artists also have access to powerful, real-time statistics with targeted demographic data, such as age and location, that details who is visiting their pages and playing their music, all of which increase the artists’ ability to reach their audience.
“The new version of elHood.com was developed in order to allow our content partners, ranging from global music labels to independent artists, to engage their audience in a unique digital experience. We make it easy for artists to reach out to their fans and for the fans to find their favorite artists,” explained Demian Bellumio, president of Hoodiny Entertainment Group, LLC. “The site has been enhanced to thrive in today’s dynamic Web 2.0 atmosphere by becoming a rich source of content utilizing open communication and providing the ability to share information, while still promoting artists’ intellectual property rights.”
About elHood.com and Hoodiny Entertainment Group LLC
elHood.com connects artists and fans worldwide through its unique digital user-experience featuring exclusive content from top Latin artists such as Andrea Echeverri, Boy Wonder (Chosen Few), Calle 13, Pitbull and Ricky Martin who use elHood.com as the medium to showcase their music to the world. The website features a fully bi-lingual interface, cutting edge site design capabilities, innovative community-building tools, 1 GB of free storage, and an unrivaled music and video interface – learn more by visiting http://www.elHood.com.
Hoodiny Entertainment is the parent company of elHood.com and represents the next generation in Hispanic entertainment with offices in Los Angeles, Miami and Madrid. The Company allows artists, consumers and fans to escape the limitations of traditional media and utilize new digital technology to interact in ways never before possible, broadcasting its unique content through a blend of media including the Internet and mobile devices. At Hoodiny, we celebrate artistic inspiration while embracing technological innovation, and believe it is this powerful combination that will change the landscape of Hispanic entertainment.