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Stranga the Great from US online Hip Hop Vibe sat down with Julius, Dice, Demetrius and Kenny – aka Horseshoe Gang – to chop it up with the group about various topics in the lead up to the release of their new album “Anti Trpa Music” on April 29th. It will be available from iTunes HERE

In this feature the group discuss how they first came together, their early influences and the role their elder brother KXNG Crooked (Crooked I) played in their development, they speak on their well publicised rap battle with Hopsin’s Funk Volume last year, the writing and recording process with the new album and they also talk more on the track “Shoe-icide Squad” where they address police brutality in line with the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement.

READ THE WHOLE FEATURE HERE

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This is the track “Half a Meal” which was the group’s response to Funk Volume laying down a $500,000 rap battle challenge

From the album, this is the stream of the aforementioned single “Shoe-icide Squad” produced by Tabu (Kendrick Lamar, Aftermath)

As they speak with more local, national and international media, and plan for a special album launch event, keep up to date with Horseshoe Gang on TWITTER and FACEBOOK

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London journalist Taytula Burke jumped on Skype recently to speak with west coast hip hop group Horseshoe Gang in the lead up to the release of their new album “Anti-Trap Music” out on April 29th through Seven 13 Music & Ent.

As part of a broader feature piece for the UK online BritishHipHop.com, the interview focused on the meaning behind the title and the wider issue of lyricial content prevelant in various forms of the genre.

As in previous interviews, the group acknowledge the role artists such as Kendrick Lamar and J Cole have played in bringing the art of lyricism back to the table, but here again explain that one or two individuals cannot do that, or represent a movement alone. The inference being greater unity between like minded artists to help “clean up the industry” on a far larger scale

It’s an ongoing debate in the world of hip hop generally, but what’s certainly true is that the various evolutions have created very specific markets, often territory to territory. Apples & oranges.

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

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Obviously now gearing up for this, their fourth studio album, the group are still conducting further interviews with local, national and international press & media, the results of which you will see shortly, and there is also tentative word of an album launch event – stay tuned.

Last week they released the single “Intro” featuring their older brother KXNG Crooked. It is available to buy from the album’s pre-order spot on iTunes HERE

Keep up to date with the group on Twitter @HorseshoeGang and on their Facebook page “HorseshoeGangCOB

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West coast rap crew Horseshoe Gang release their new album “Anti-Trap Music” on April 29th through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment.

They hit the headlines last year picking up the $500,000 rap battle challenge laid down by Funk Volume with their Half a Meal response. Hopsin spoke more on this to DJ Vlad TV in the past couple of days

The Long Beach group, featured over the past few weeks in a wide range of publications in the States, UK and Europe, are joined on this new single “Intro” by the elder brother KXNG Crooked. Danish production duo Jonathan Elkaer and DJ E.D.D.E.H. provide the electronic backdrop over which all five MC’s unleash their fierce lyrical firepower.

The single is available to buy now at the album’s pre-order spot on iTunes HERE

Look out for more national & international press coverage on the group in the weeks ahead. Meanwhile, keep up to date with their latest news and views on TWITTER and FACEBOOK

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London based I Am Hip Hop Magazine is both an online and physical printed publication which over the past few years has built up a strong readership based on their reputation for focusing on the traditional and authentic elements of the genre, featuring artists where the emphasis is on quality lyricism.

They sat down recently with westcost group Horseshoe Gang in the build up to the release of their album “Anti-Trap Music” on April 29th. They discussed the motivation behind the album title and leading on from that the return of a more widespread level of lyricism emerging in hip hop today. The subject matter then moves on to their greatest challenges coming up as independent artists, the artists they rate currently in Long Beach and then turn to address the US presidential elections

READ THE ENTIRE FEATURE HERE

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The album can be pre-ordered on iTunes HERE. CD versions of the album can be bought directly from the label Seven 13 Music & Entertainment HERE

Taken from the album, and available to buy now from iTunes, is their single Poverty Slogans

Keep up to date with news from Horseshoe Gang on their TWITTER and FACEBOOK accounts

Look out for much more media coverage on the group in the weeks ahead. All further media, press and radio station dj enquiries about Horseshoe Gang and the album “Anti-Trap Music” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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With just under a month until the release of their new album “Anti-Trap Music” on April 29th, west coast crew Horseshoe Gang jumped on the phone with the UK’s Wordplay Magazine.

The magazine covers all things rooted in hip hop culture – music, fashion, graffiti – and produce a regular printed publication in addition to having their online platform.

Speaking with Ethan Everton, the group discuss the upcoming album release and the subject matter they touch upon and provide further insight as to why only their elder brother KXNG Crooked appears as a guest artist.

The feature which also doubles as a focus piece on the release also reports on Horseshoe Gang’s rap battle with Funk Volume last year, their previous EP release “Knockin on Rap’s Door” and the interview concludes with their thoughts on the level of unity between artists in the California scene.

READ THE ENTIRE FEATURE HERE

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In the past few weeks, the group have been busy speaking with local, national and international publications and have more ahead. Their most recent single release was “Shoe-icide Squad” addressing the issues surrounding police brutality and killings of young men in the black community. Check the stream of this contemporary G Funk banger

“Anti-Trap Music” can be pre-ordered on iTUNES and you can connect with Horseshoe Gang on social media, whether on TWITTER or FACEBOOK

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Earlier this week Long Beach hip hop group Horseshoe Gang made the journey over to Covina to appear as special guests on BSide Show TV.

Broadcast live every Monday night from 9pm PST, the show regularly mixes up interview spots with live performances and this week’s was no different as the crew discussed their new album “Anti-Trap Music” which releases on April 29th and then gave a blisterin live accapella freestyle performance

There is more about the show HERE and the video recording of their appearance has just been uploaded to the internet. Check it out

The album “Anti-Trap Music” includes production by the group’s elder brother KXNG Crooked, Grammy Award winners Pitchshifters and Tabu (Kendrick Lamar, Aftermath). It is available to pre-order on iTUNES and also on CD format, including autographed copies, directly from the label Seven 13 Music & Entertainment HERE

The singles Crooked I Robot and Shoe-icide Sqaud are already available to buy from the iTunes link above. Check the streams

Look out for more international media coverage in the weeks leading up to release and beyond, and meanwhile connect with Horseshoe Gang on TWITTER and FACEBOOK

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Julius, Kenny, Dice and Demetrius – aka west coat hip hop group Horseshoe Gang – will be live in the studio as special guests of Bside Show TV this coming Monday, March 28th.

The show hosted by Rabbit and Susie Plascencia broadcasts live from 9pm PST (midnight EST) on uStream and can be viewed HERE

In the build up to the release of their new album “Anti-Trap Music” on April 29th, the younger brothers of KXNG Crooked have been busy speaking with international media and always make for interesting interviewees with their views on a whole range of subject matter.

Last year they appeared on Sway in the Morning at the time of the release of their EP “Knockin on Rap’s Door” and rap battle with Hopsin’s Funk Volume. Check the freestyle they performed on his show

Last week they released the third single from the album “Shoe-icide Squad”, a G-Funk banger produced by Tabu. All their singles are available to buy now from iTunes where the album itself is available to pre-order. CD copies can be pre-ordered HERE

Keep up to date with Horseshoe Gang on TWITTER and FACEBOOK and catch ’em live on tv this Monday !!

Look out for more news and media coverage of Horseshoe Gang and the album “Anti-Trap Music” in the weeks ahead. All media, press and radio station enquiries regarding the group can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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