The past few years have proven to be an exceptionally busy and productive time for us, not least due to our various activities evolving beyond the original UK and European marketplaces.

This natural expansion developed over 5 years means we also now operate within the United States, Canada and Australia in addition to some further residual territories.

Simultaneously we streamlined some aspects of our promotional services which are now concentric around core products, typically EP’s and albums incorporating any affiliated singles or videos. In turn, this enabled us to provide further logistical support assistance for our clients which has regularly proven highly beneficial given we predominantly operate within the independent sector often working with new, emerging and developing artists and labels.

Handling publicity for an established artist is very different in nature to that of a new or emerging name, as are the promotional procedures.

Having worked with both categories for over a decade, and with a more re-alligned focus on the latter, our experience means we understand the multiple factors which media will consider in their decision making processes.

Consequently the additional guidance, assistance and support we regularly provide has proven pivotal in consistently securing a high turnover of coverage and airplay internationally, irrespective of an artist’s original perceived standing.

Our re-structure also means that while hip hop and rap music has diversified and become in itself multi-genre, by specializing in defined niche markets we ensure your music is provided to the most appropriate targets.

While our main site page is updated primarily with news of ongoing campaigns such as new published coverage, reviews, interviews and general release information, the pages provide all the details you would require to gain a clear understanding of all the services we provide, and the marketplace within which we operate. They are linked below as follows :

PREVIOUS MEDIA CAMPAIGNS

Recommended for those wishing to understand the full range of services we provide, this section includes summaries of the activity we undertook for select cases with a particular focus on campaigns involving new and independent emerging artists, the logistical assistance provided and resultant media coverage.

SINGLES PROMOTED

Now always affiliated to an ongoing EP or album campaign, this section has music content as a guide to the style we most commonly promote. Similarly the ARTIST VIDEOS : MUSIC & INTERVIEWS section has a mix of official music videos together with media and radio interviews we arranged.

MAGAZINES & PRESS

This section contains snapshots of media coverage secured for select campaigns. Most of the artists we’ve worked with are listed HERE

These pages have been designed to answer the questions we are most commonly asked, however if you would require any more information, our contact details are available HERE

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North west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan released his new album “S.C.U.M.” on Froday October 27th through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

Produced entirely by one of the UK’s hottest emerging names Agor, current US luminaries Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin also make a guest appearance.

Kenya’s Afro-Way Magazine has just published a feature on the album which you can read HERE

DFH has long been regarded as one of England’s most creative and gifted lyricists who also spent time based in NYC as part of J-Ronin’s “All Elements” click and has worked with artists such as DV Alias Khryst, Prince Po, Dead Prez and the late Sean Price with whom he’d developed a close bond.

The album includes a tribute to the man in amongst a tracklist representing charismatic portrayals of an irrepressible underclass. Stylish and compelling, a series of bold, satirical and uncomprimising rhymes intelligently depict contemporary aspirations, and reaffirms his international reputation as a serious force in rap’s new wave.

HEAR THE ALBUM STREAM ON BANDCAMP (where it can be bought on both CD & digital formats)

“S.C.U.M.” is also available from Amazon, iTunes and Spotify

Look out for new reviews of “S.C.U.M.” in the weeks ahead and also a new video for the track “Aligator Skin” releasing next week.

Meantime, connect with Da Flyy Hooligan on social media via Twitter, IG & Facebook

All international press, media and radio station DJ inquiries regarding Da Flyy Hooligan and the new album “S.C.U.M.” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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North west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan released his new album “S.C.U.M.” yesterday, October 27th.

In an extremely rare step for a British hip hop artist, he signed with a US label for the release, Miami’s 22 Entertainment. Produced entirely by Agor, featured artists are current US luminaries Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin, and availability is on multiple formats from stores worldwide including Amazon, Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify.

Two early reviews have just been published, both from the States. One is by Youtube channel “The Report Card Podcast” and the other by “Balcony Life Blog”. Check out what they had to say :

Watch the video of The Report Card Podcast review

Read Balcony Life Blog’s review HERE

Listen to the full album stream on Bandcamp where it’s available to buy on CD and digital formats

Look out for more reviews of the album in the coming weeks and a new official video due to launch on November 6th. Meanwhile, connect with DFH on social media via Twitter, IG and Facebook

All international press, media and radio station DJ inquiries and requests regarding Da Flyy Hooligan and the new album “S.C.U.M.” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information details are available HERE

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As part of their regular “The Whole 9” interview series, US online “The 9 Elements” spoke with Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer (now relocated to Winnipeg) Frost Gamble ahead of the release of their new album “Black Beach” on May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

In the feature published yesterday, the pair discuss the origins of the concept behind the album and the involvement of featured artists including Sadat X, KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson and Boldy James.

One of the underlying themes throughout the album addresses issues relating to the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement as represented in the track “Loyal Victims”, highlighted by The 9 Elements for particular note. Zo speaks on these issues and how his home town of Detroit shaped him as an individual and an artist, the Emcees which influenced him and then the pair discuss further the mechanics of their working relationship, how they first met and what they have planned in the future.

READ THE INTERVIEW IN FULL HERE

The album, which will feature in the June issue of the internationally renowned print publication MOJO Magazine, is available to pre-order from iTunes

From it, they have already released the single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat X followed by the video for a bonus cut “Axe Somebody” made available as a free download HERE

Their new single “My Negus” featuring Guilty Simpson will be released on Monday May 1st. Zo & Frost are busy conducting interviews with media in the States, Canada, UK, Europe and Australia, and you can keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, Instagram @ZoTheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page.

All international press, media and radio station DJ inquiries regarding ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and their album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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Once rivals in Binghamton NY’s rap battle scene during the 90’s, Tone Chop & Frost Gamble subsequently became partners in rhyme and tagging.

On relocating to Winnipeg, Frost focused solely on production, working with J-Ro, Sadat-X, and Rakim’s son Tahmell. Earlier this year his joint “Honey” with ZotheJerk appeared on Seven 13’s “God Bless Dope Rappers” compilation which also featured Royce da 5’9″, Horseshoe Gang, Crooked I & Kid Vishis

Meanwhile back in upstate NY, rapper and producer Chop released an extensive series of mixtapes whether solo or as part of the group Binghamton’s Most Wanted. He also supplied the beat for Tom Gist’s “Momma”

The pair decided to re-unite for their first official collaborative release with the resultant EP “Veteran” dropping November 18th through Seven 13 Music & Ent (available on iTunes)

Contributor Angelo Gingerello has just run the rule over it for online magazine Pop Break, and you can read his in-depth review which affords the EP an 8/10 rating HERE

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From the EP, they have already released two singles. “Leave It Alone” featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi is a tribute to the late Sean Price, while only this week they launched their first official video for “Step Up”. Check them out

LEAVE IT ALONE (STREAM)

STEP UP (VIDEO)

Keep up to date with the pair on social media:

TWITTER @ToneChop @FrostGamble @Seven13Music
IG @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble
FACEBOOK Joint Page

All international media, press and radio station DJ inquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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Baltimore rapper M.I. and New Jersey producer DJ Cutt, aka Constant Deviants, released their fifth studio album “Omerta” digitally on June 28th through Six2Six Records.

It is being distributed worldwide on CD and vinyl formats by Fatbeats, and is due in stores from next week.

They have just released their third single from the album. “Reign Storms” was written in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of Baltimore Police officers, all the more poignant now due to the well documented tragic events of recent weeks.

Quite clearly, black lives matter, as indeed do all lives.

Check the stream

Constant Deviants on Social Media

Twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts @Six2SixShift @IncredibleCutts

Facebook www.facebook.com/constantdeviants

Instagram @M.I.Six2Six @TheCuttyProfessor

“Omerta” available to buy as digital download HERE

All club and radio dj’s can request a full quality (320) mp3 of the clean or dirty edits from us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE

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Cincinnati’s Buggs tha Rocka performed with Talib Kweli recently at the A3C Festival in Atlanta and also at the special Eternal Reflection reunion show with Hi Tek, MOOD and DJ Clockwork, and then completed a series of interviews for international publications.

In this most recent feature, he sat down with Roberta Lampley for New Jersey’s Hip Hop Durso to discuss his new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet”, the influential role his family played in his first becoming involved in music, the artists which have inspired him the most and the developing scene in Ohio

READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

The album includes production by Hop Trax, Sal Dali, !llmind and Jake One, and guest features from Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD and Piakhan who appears on the track “Angel of Death”, the concept video for which will be premiered on the UK site Shout 4 Music on 11th November as part of a new special feature on the artist.

Check is A3C Festibal recap video which uses the backing track Electric Eel in a Pool of Catfish ft Tanya Morgan taken from the album

Buggs tha Rocka – A3C Festival 2014 Re-Cap from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

Keep up to date with Buggs on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic” and look out for much more international media coverage coming over the next couple of months. All press & media inquiries regarding Buggs tha Rocka, requests for interview or promotional copies of the album to review can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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