Binghamton rapper Tone Chop & producer Frost Gamble, now relocated to Winnipeg Canada, release their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” tomorrow, Friday September 29th through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

It’s the follow up to their “Veteran” EP released in November last year at which time the pair spoke with The Word Is Bond Rap Radio Show host Chase March about their careers to date and future plans.

With the new release imminent, they all caught up again earlier this week to discuss the album and the developments over the near past year which have brought them to this point. The “dynamic duo” speak about having featured artists such as Kool G Rap on the album, the poignant story behind the track “Bing Stories”, Chop’s view on current rap addressed in “It’s Hip Hop” and “Beat Knocking” and introducing classic hip hop artists, music and history to their children.

While outlining their future plans together, Frost goes on to speak about his other projects including the release of the album “Black Beach” with Detroit’s ZotheJerk in May, his new collaboration EP with Tragedy Khadafi “Rare Fabric” in October and a new solo project releasing early next year which includes guest artists KXNG Crooked, Rah Digga, Skyzoo, Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson and Ruste Juxx.

The full interview can be heard on Mixcloud, and listen out for Chase spinning a few exclusive first plays from the album

In addition to Kool G Rap, there are also guest appearances by Planet Asia, rap battling phenomenon DNA, Canadian upcomer White Rhino and Tragedy Khadafi

From tomorrow, you will be able to buy the album on digital and CD formats from various online stores including iTunes and Bandcamp

As mentioned during the interview, Chop & Frost will be in NYC October 16th & 17th promoting the album, including appearing as guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Sirius XM Show. Any media & press interested in meeting the pair at that time can send their request to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is available HERE

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New lyric video released today by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble, taken from their album “Black Beach” which released on May 26th.

“Keep Me Safe” has struck a chord with many for its sentiment, a heartfelt dedication from a parent to his children to protect, inspire and offer encouragement while including a broader theme in the line “Fathers, father your sons, teach ’em to be men”. The track, co-produced by S.One, also marks the recording debuts of Zo and Frost’s kids as guest featured artists… !

Eastcoast beatmaker Frost, now resident in Winnipeg, will release a new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” with NY State rapper Tone Chop on September 29th. The follow up to last year’s “Veteran” EP, it includes featured artists Planet Asia, Kool G Rap, Tragedy Khadafi and DNA.

Watch the “Keep Me Safe” video on Youtube

Featuring KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat X, Tone Chop, Boldy James and Young Bleed, “Black Beach” released through 22 Entertainment and is available to buy from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify & Bandcamp

Social Media

Twitter @TheJerkNation @FrostGamble @22Entertainmen
IG @ZotheJerk @Frost.Gamble
FB www.facebook.com/zothejerk.frostgamble

All media, press and radio station inquiries regarding the albums “Black Beach” and “Respect Is Earned Not Given” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is available HERE

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One thing you can guarantee about Detroit rapper ZotheJerk, he makes for one helluva interviewee !

In this latest filmed interview with westcoast online Streets Connect TV, he talks in great detail about various aspects of his past, present and future.

Of particular interest, he explains how he came to appear in the film “8 Mile” and how this led to a subsequent working relationship with the late Big Proof of D12. In this section, he also provides his own perspective of Proof’s humerous nature including anecdotes from direct experience, and the devastating effect his passing had on the wider community.

He also addresses a variety of topics including the ability to balance family life with career, offers advice on how to break the “dead beat job cycle”, and of course gives an insight into the political and social issues tackled in his new album “Black Beach” which released on Friday May 26th produced entirely by Frost Gamble.

The interview makes for fascinating viewing and you can watch it all on Youtube

Featuring KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Young Bleed, Tone Chop, Sadat X and Boldy James, “Black Beach” is available through 22 Entertainment from iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and Bandcamp The instrumentals used in the interview are made available for free when you purchase the album on Bandcamp

Listen to the full album stream on Soundcloud

The duo will release their new lyric video for “Keep Me Safe” next Tuesday, June 5th. Look out for further international media coverage of this release in the weeks ahead, and meantime connect with Zo & Frost on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on IG @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble released their collaborative album “Black Beach” on Friday May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

The latest review comes from US online “Triple OT”, a site with a focus on music and basketball. The appraisal is in depth, an appreciation of the production styles which draw from the finest tradtions of J Dilla & Premo, the choice samples used and the soundscape this provides Zo’s impassioned rhymes.

There is an acknowledgement of the themes addressed, including issues which gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, a sense of identity, the importance of family, aspiration and an undetered feeling of hope.

The review reflects the sense of purpose and musical approach well, and can be read in full HERE

Including guest featured artists KXNG Crooked (Slaughterhouse), Sadat X (Brand Nubian), Guilty Simpson (Random Axe), Boldy James, Tone Chop & Young Bleed, the album is available from a variety of digital stores including iTunes, Amazon & Spotify.

The special Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals is available from Bandcamp

HEAR THE ALBUM STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Expect to see more reviews of “Black Beach” and interviews with Zo & Frost shortly, with a special lyric video for the track “Keep Me Safe” releasing next week

Connect with Zo & Frost on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and on their joint Facebook Page

All international media, press and radio station inquiries regarding the album “Black Beach” and the artists can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact details are available HERE

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A couple weeks back, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk met up with the journalist Sinseer in his home city ahead of the release of his new album “Black Beach” which released on Friday May 26th.

In an in depth interview published over the weekend, the pair discuss Zo’s life growing up in the D, his appearance in the film “8 Mile” and how this led to him developing a working relationship with the late Big Proof of D12.

More recently, Zo relocated to Kansas and subsequently Ohio, and he explains the reasons for the move and the basis on which he received the title “Humanitarian of the Year” at the Kansas City Music Awards in 2014.

They then discuss the new album itself, his working relationship with the sole producer Frost Gamble, the involvement of featured artists Boldy James, Guilty Simpson, Sadat X and KXNG Crooked, and the inspiration behind the themes addressed.

READ THE INTERVIEW IN FULL HERE

Released through 22 Entertainment, “Black Beach” is available to buy from iTunes, Amazon and Spotify.

The special Deluxed edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals is available exclsuively from Bandcamp

HEAR THE FULL ALBUM STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Look out for more interviews and reviews of “Black Beach” shortly together with new videos releasing from the album. Meantime, connect with Zo and Frost on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page.

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Officially releasing tomorrow, Friday May 26th through 22 Entertainment, the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer Frost Gamble, now resident in Winnipeg Canada, is now streaming on Soundcloud.

Zo’s powerful social commentary on the experience of today’s “Black America” is complimented by Frost’s production, infused with a mixture of soul, electronica and straight hip hop bangers to catch the mood swings.

A one time signee to the late Proof’s Ironfist label and recipient of a “Humanitarian of the Year Award” for work in the community, Zo has delivered a robust and intelligent narrative reinforced by the contributions of featured artists including Slaughterhouse frontman KXNG Crooked, Brand Nubian’s Sadat X, Boldy James and legendary Random Axe member Guilty Simpson.

TRACKLIST

1 – Welcome To Black Beach
2 – America Made Me
3 – My Negus ft Guilty Simpson
4 – If ft Boldy James
5 – Drunk Roses ft Coko Buttaflie
6 – Blaxploitation ft Eveready & Young Bleed
7 – Loyal Victims ft Dustin Davie & Eveready
8 – Risk vs Reward ft Sadat-X
9 – Kill Everything Moving ft Tone Chop
10 – Mother Of My Child ft Dustin Davie
11 – Whispers In The Wind ft KXNG Crooked
12 – Etch A Sketch
13 – Keep Me Safe (co:produced by S.One)

LISTEN TO THE STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Reviewed in the current issue (July 2017) of MOJO Magazine, from tomorrow the album will be available from digital stores including Spotify, iTunes & Amazon

The Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals available exclusively on Bandcamp

Connect with Zo, Frost and the label on social media

Twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble @22Entertainmen
IG @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble
Joint Facebook Page

All press, media and radio station inquiries regarding the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is available HERE

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