IRONBRAYDZ

Earlier this year, London MC and producer Iron Braydz released his Verbal sWARdz EP. Critically acclaimed by international media, the EP featured several of his fellow Triple Darkness members together with Prince Po, Sean Price, Kyza and Skriblah

He has spent the rest of the year working on a new full length album scheduled for release in 2015, and will be dropping into London’s Westside FM station this Thursday 13th November on the I Am Hip Hop Magazine’s radio show from 11pm UK GMT (6pm EST / 3pm PST)

Expect to hear an exclusive freestyle as part of the interview which you can catch live online at www.thisiswestside.com or on 89.6Fm in the Acton area.

The EP is available from http://braydz.bandcamp.com You can keep up to date with him on twitter @braydz

AUDIO STREAM

VIDEO : RAMBO ft Kyza & Skriblah

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RPL-Sampleface

The British media coverage has been building in the lead up to the release of the new album “Reality Provoking Liberation” by London hip hop Emcee and producer Apex Zero

His debut solo album, he has come up through the city’s live scene and released tracks as part of the duo First and Last and also the group The Pantheonz of Zenn-La. This is where his fierce delivery style and conscientious lyricism first came to the fore, and marked him out as one to watch for the future. Very much in the traditions of British artists such as Phi Life Cypher, Blak Twang, Lowkey, Triple Darkness and Akala, Apex engages with a wide range of political and social issues in his verses, and also has a significant hand in the production side of things along with his First and Last colleague OMeziah

The UK’s online blog Sampleface has built a strong following recently for their coverage of events, releases, news and features, and regular contributor Taytula Burke put the album under the microscope.

The review opens “The name is clue enough that this is not a trap, ratchet or dance music offering. The 12 track project is a non-stop call to overthrow an oppressive system that has everyone around the world under the cosh” and gets to the heart of the matter quickly in deciphering the rapper’s motivation, meaning and message to the world while also addressing the production techniques involved. Summarizing “Apex Zero is definitely a gifted emcee and I think given the unstable times we are living in, this for some, could be a soundtrack to revolution.” you can read the entire article HERE

Check out the single Spray The Roof featuring OMeza Omniscient and Invincible Armour, and the video for Chaotic Revolt

It is likely that the re-arranged album launch event will take place in London in early December, with the exact date to be announced shortly. Meanwhile, any further media or press inquiries about the album, or dj requests for full quality radio edit mp3s can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

Keep up to date with Apex via twitter @ApexZero00 and connect with the magazine @SampleFace and Taytula at @Taykeova

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British publication Blacksheep Magazine has a long history of reporting on international hip hop & rap music news, events, releases & features.

Their regular contributor Andrew Kay took several listens through the new album by London’s Apex Zero. Out on 28th October, “Reality Provoking Liberation” is his debut solo album, although has released a previous mixtape in 2012 “The Pulse of the Awakening” and was previously known as part of the duo First and Last (still going strong) and the group The Pantheonz of Zenn-La.

Coming up through London events such as End of the Weak & Speaker’s Corner, and as part of these groups, he became known for his lyricism covering a wide range of political and social issues combined with a fiery delivery style. The review touches upon this in “The anger and the passion command every verse enabled by some wonderfully fluid production“, the production in the large part also courtesy of Apex Zero with further contributions from First and Last’s OMeziah

With comparisons of the “social commentary” made with artists such as Public Enemy, Immortal Technique and Brother Ali with a “rich London and UK centric vibe to it” the review then proceeds through a track by track breakdown, summarized as a whole with the description “an album of reportage, a war report from the tower blocks of a stark, cold Big Smoke, where social injustice and human enslavement are commented upon with the fist pumping ire of a frustrated humanist.

Read the full review HERE

Check out examples of the album via the single “A Meeting of the Continents” featuring Hasan Salaam & Iron Braydz, and the video Chaotic Revolt

The date for the re-arranged album launch event in London will be announced very shortly. You will hear about it here, or you can read about it by following Apex on twitter @ApexZero00 or checking on his official website www.firstandlastpride.co.uk You can also follow the magazine on twitter @Blacksheepmag

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In the lead up to the release of his debut solo album, London’s hip hop rapper & producer Apex Zero took time out to speak with British online publication Flavour Magazine.

Flavour is a well established magazine covering a broad spectrum of urban culture whether music, news, general entertainment, fashion, lifestyle, movies and events. The album Reality Provoking Liberation, which releases on 28th October, has made a major impression with media for the range of political and social issues addressed by the Emcee, and the powerful lyricism with which they’re delivered. So the magazine’s contributor Delphina Scott was sent along to find out more about what makes the man tick

Read what he had to say HERE

There will be much more press coverage on this release in the weeks ahead, and you’ll be able to hear him live on Itch FM on Saturday 26th October from 8pm (GMT), and on Bang FM, Tuesday 29th October from 10pm (GMT).

Meanwhile, check out a couple of his singles from his album

A Meeting of the Continents ft Hasan Salaam & Iron Braydz

Spray The Roof ft OMeza Omniscient & Invincible Armour

Any press or media with further inquiries about the album, or dj’s requiring clean radio edit mp3’s of the singles should contact UrbanElite PR HERE

Meanwhile keep up to date with Apex on twitter @ApexZero00 and via his site www.firstandlastpride.co.uk and look out for confirmation of his re-arranged album launch event in London being announced in the next couple of days. You can also follow the magazine on twitter @FlavourMag and connect with Delphina at @RawBlueCheese

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In the lead up to releasing his debut solo album “Reality Provoking Liberation” on 28th October, London’s hip hop Emcee & Producer Apex Zero took time out to speak with Teckzilla from the renowned international online magazine The Word is Bond

In the article, Apex speaks on his early days, his background, family, transition from releasing a solo project for the first time separate to his involvement with the duo First and Last, most inspirational live performance, who he’d like to work with, what he does when not involved with music, favourite “mind altering” piece of art and of course the album itself.

Check out his thoughts on this and more HERE

Meanwhile, he has just launched his new single “Spray The Roof” which features First and Last partner in rhyme OMeza Omniscient and Invincible Armour

Check it out on Soundcloud below

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Any djs not already serviced with the full quality clean radio edit mp3 of Spray The Roof, or any other members of the media & press with inquiries about the album can contact UrbanElite PR HERE

Look out for details about the re-arranged date for his album launch event at The Vibe Bar, Brick Lane in London being announced very shortly, and you can keep regular tabs on him via Twitter @ApexZero00 and connect with the magazine @TheWordisBond

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Long running online platform supporting British hip hop & rap artists, UKHH.Com, got together with London’s Apex Zero recently to film a new interview where he speaks on his new album Reality Provoking Liberation (out 28th October) and he also spits some exclusive bars for them.

One half of the city’s First and Last duo, this is his debut solo album and has made a strong impression with the UK’s media recognizing the passion with which he addresses a range of political and social issues in his lyricism, the energetic delivery style and tight production, much of which is supplied by the man himself.

Watch the whole feature on Youtube HERE

The album launch event was originally scheduled to take place at The Vibe Bar in Brick Lane on Saturday 2nd November. This has had to be delayed slightly due to other schedule obligations, but expect an announcement on the new date shortly.

Look out for much more coverage in the weeks ahead. Any media & press inquiries about the album can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

Meanwhile, keep up to date with Apex Zero on twitter @ApexZero00 and also connect with D-Facer and the guys over at @UKHHCOM

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The London Word is a lifestyle publication representing the experience and passion for living in the city. It covers everyday life, the good, bad and somewhere in between, reporting on news, events, fashion, going out, health, politics, everything & anything which would be of interest to Londoners and reflecting on life there.

They run a “My London” series which asks individuals to explain what living in the city means to them. The latest one is with Apex Zero, the hip hop Emcee & Producer who releases his new album Reality Provoking Liberation on 28th October.

He speaks on his time in Hounslow, Acton & Southall, family, music, happiness, favourite areas of London to relax, the city’s diversity and a lot more

Check out the full article HERE

Apex Zero will also be performing in the city on Saturday 2nd November as he launches his album Upstairs at The Vibe Bar, 91 Brick Lane, Shoreditch E1 6QL. The night starts at 8pm til 1am, £5 entry at the door, and there will also be performances by Caxton Press, Iron Braydz, DJ A.Gee from Itch FM and hosted by Peaches. The nearest tube station is Aldgate East, but you can get more information about the venue on their official site www.vibe-bar.co.uk

Meantime, check his video for Power Source

Look out for much more news and coverage on this release shortly, and keep up to date with Apex on twitter @ApexZero00 and also the magazine @TheLondonWord

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