Friday, 21 May 2010 19:12

It had been quite a while since we last heard any news from Mr. A.B. Quintanilla III.

But now the 411 details include the release of his new video single "Hipnotika."

According to his PR handlers - the always astute - the video was censored by various music networks,

Aahhh! Great PR strategy - right?

Anyway, Quintanilla, love him or hate him - he's ever the sharp promotions man - has in response, released a "clean" version of the video, which debuted Friday on AOL Latino. Smart strategy.

"Hipnotika" is the first single from his new album, LA VIDA DE UN GENIO, which will be released on July 27 on Capitol Latin.

As the release date to

the album approaches, Quintanilla is reportedly in New York City with a full schedule of promotional activities with print, radio and TV media.

In addition to promoting his new project, he is also to enjoy his free time by attending some of the city's most exclusive parties, including the much talked about People En EspaƱol "Los 50 Mas Bellos" party in honor ofthe top celebrities, like A.B., who were included in this special issue.