Apex Zero took some time out recently to speak with Andrew Kay for British magazine Guestlist recently to speak on his new album “Reality Provoking Liberation” which released on Monday 28th October.
It’s the debut solo album from the London rapper and producer, a brief departure from his work as part of the hip hop duo First and Last. It’s had an impressive media response in the past couple of months, with an appreciation not only for the conscientious lyricism addressing a range of political and social issues, but the ferocity of the delivery and quality in production.
In the interview, he also speaks on his background in starting out in hip hop, and how artists such as Immortal Technique, dead prez, Wu Tang, Nas, Chinese philosophy, historic figures Malcolm X, Marcus Garvey, Huey P Newton and writers Michel Foucault & Molefi Kete Asante have all influenced and contributed to his way of thinking. He also goes into detail about the extent of his musical influences, which are wide ranging,and his thoughts on the UK hip hop scene, past and present
Read the whole article HERE
Apex is busy rehearsing with his live band for his launch event on Saturday 7th December which takes place upstairs at The Vibe Bar, 91 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 6QL. Also performing will be Caxton Press and Iron Braydz. DJ for the night is A.Gee from Itch FM, hosted by Peaches. £5 on the door, 8pm – 1am, all details about the venue at www.vibe-bar.co.uk
The album is available to buy now in digital and CD formats directly HERE
Any further media inquiries in relation to the release or the event can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE
Look out for a new video for his single Absolute Zero launching on 4th November, but meantime check out his previous one for Chaotic Revolt