LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCQB: VPIG), provider of award-winning payment technology, Oink, today announced a partnership with History In The Making. This is the first project of its content initiative with Grammy award winning producer, songwriter, and musician, Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins.
ByStorm Entertainment, DarkChild Entertainment and RCA Records present new R&B group, History In The Making. The group is comprised of Jawan, an 18 year-old vocalist who counts Chris Brown as a mentor, Dylan, a 17 year-old singer/dancer who began his career singing back-up for Justin Bieber and Pryce, a 17 year-old rapper. The group is the brainchild of music mogul Mark Pitts and super producer Rodney Jerkins, who collectively have worked with such big names as Usher, Lady Gaga, Chris Brown, Miguel and Brandy.
Oink users will be the first to have access to exclusive content and opportunities to engage with History In The Making and their debut single “Walk Away.” By showcasing the Oink platform, the dynamic vocal trio will support the message of financial empowerment throughout their video content and multiple social media platforms.
“Partnering with Oink was a natural fit as History In The Making is all about empowering their fans, and financial empowerment is an important part of that,” said Rodney Jerkins, Oink Advisory Board Member and Grammy winning Producer.
“Our users have been clamoring for more musical content, and History In The Making is our first of several endeavors with Rodney Jerkins to give them more of what they want,” said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO and founder of Oink.
Oink promotes financial management while empowering millennials and generation Z to make purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves, within set boundaries. Oink’s technology serves as a digital wallet, supported by the Oink card, a Discover prepaid card that allows safe and secure transactions.
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About Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Virtual Piggy is the provider of Oink, a secure online and in-store teen wallet. Oink enables teens to manage and spend money within parental controls while gaining valuable financial management skills. The technology company also delivers payment platforms designed for the under 21 age group in the global market and enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and similar international children’s privacy laws. The company, based in Hermosa Beach, CA, is on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com and holds three technology patents, US Patent No. 8,762,230, 8,650,621 and 8,812,395.
About History In The Making
ByStorm Entertainment, DarkChild Entertainment and RCA Records present new R&B group, History In The Making. The group comprised of Jawan, a 18 year-old vocalist who counts Chris Brown as a mentor, Dylan, a 17 year-old singer/dancer who began his career singing back-up for Justin Bieber and Pryce, a 17 year-old rapper.
The members of the group were discovered by music mogul Mark Pitts and super producer Rodney Jerkins, who collectively have worked with such big names as Usher, Lady Gaga, Chris Brown, Miguel and Brandy. Pitts and Jerkins drew musical inspiration from such legendary groups as The Jackson 5, Bell Biv DeVoe and Guy when putting the trio together.
History In The Making spent the majority of 2014 recording with the likes of Soundz (Justin Bieber, Trey Songz, Ciara), The Underdogs (Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, Fantasia) and Verse Simmonds (Usher, Kelly Rowland). The trio released their buzz single, “T.G.I.F.” in late 2014 and will release their official first single & video “Walk Away”, produced by Dem Jointz on 3/24.
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