One of the longest running onlines in the UK specializing in hip hop music, BritishHipHop.co.uk, jumped on the phone with award winning Cincinnati MC Buggs tha Rocka recently in the lead up to the release of his new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” on 10th December
Speaking with the site’s Ethan Everton, Buggs spoke about his development from the early days to touring & performing at festivals with Talib Kweli, and how their relationship grew. He discusses the writing process for the new album, the various themes behind the concept and how he invited producers such as !llmind, Jake One, Sal Dali and Hop Trax, and featured artists Chuck Inglish, Tanya Morgan, Piakhan, MOOD to appear.
He then addresses his thoughts on life as an independent artist, whether in Ohio specifically or in the world of hip hop more generally, commenting on the effect the power of the internet now has and the predominance of lyricism compared to the mainstream.
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Buggs has had a busy few weeks recently. He has just completed another series of interviews with various international press publications, and performed at A3C in Atlanta with Talib Kweli, the pair teaming up again with Hi Tek at the Reflection Eternal Reunion Show in Cincinnati, opening for Bone Thugs n Harmony and then performing with Mac Miller at the Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in Los Angeles on 8th November.
He is filming more official videos for this project, and you will see these and much more media coverage over the coming weeks. You can keep up to date with him on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic”
OFFICIAL VIDEO : BAD HABITS (taken from the album)
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