Romeo Gives Away Free Single As New Album Nears

By Ronnie Gamble  |  05/27/2008

RomeoIn support of his upcoming new album, High School Romance, Romeo has made his first single, "Get Low Wit It" featuring Akon, available for free download before its release date.

Via, the brand new track will be available exclusively for a full three weeks before his album hits stores in June.

"This one's for the fans," said Romeo Miller. "They've always been there for us and dropping this hot track for free is the least we can do to say thanks for all the support."

On AimeStreet, all songs start free and then rise in price based on popularity, up to 98 cents, empowering fans to determine the value of music.

Romeo joins others such as Radiohead, Prince and Nine Inch Nails who are going directly to fans, bypassing traditional distribution methods. Fans coming for Romeo's new track will also be able to download free songs from several other artists.

Romeo's forthcoming album, High School Romance, which will also be available on AmieStreet, includes songs featuring T-Pain and others.

The album official hits stores June 17.

In other Romeo news, the rapper is set to start college at USC as a student-athlete, where he will be playing basketball for the Trojans.

Additionally, he is hard at work on a reality TV show called "Romeo's World: Welcome to the Good Life," as well as the animated children's series, "Gee Gee the Giraffe."