Just in, the latest international press coverage of the new hip hop album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” by NY State rapper / producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, the latter now relocated to Winnipeg, Canada.

Released on Friday September 29th through 22 Entertainment and available on various formats from mutiple stores worldwide including Amazon, iTunes, Bandcamp & Spotify

Guest artists include Kool G Rap, rap battling phenomenon DNA, Planet Asia, Canadian upcomer White Rhino, and Tragedy Khadafi with whom Frost releases the new “Rare Fabric” Ep on October 20th. The album has just been featured in French online magazines ‘In The Mood” & ‘Abcdr du Son”, and reviewed by US online ‘Patrick’s Music Blog’ who afforded the release an 8 / 10 rating.

Read the Abcdr du Son feature HERE

Read Patrick Music Blog’s review HERE

Read In The Mood’s feature HERE

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The pair will be in NYC October 16th & 17th meeting press including a guest appearance on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control” show, Sirius XM Hip Hop Nation. Next week they release an animation video for the album track “Bing Stories” – it’s dope, wait til you see this !

Frost will also release his EP “Rare Fabric”, a collaboration with Tragedy Khadafi on October 20th, and a new solo album “I Missed My Bus” early 2018 which includes featured guest artists KXNG Crooked, Skyzoo, Rah Digga, Guilty simpson, Ruste Juxx, Ras Kass and many more.

Look out for more interviews and album reviews shortly, and meantime connect with the very sociable pair on Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

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New video by north west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan, “Asantihini” is taken from his album “S.C.U.M.” out on October 27th through Miami label 22 Entertainment which includes guest featured artists Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin, produced entirely by the UK’s Agor.

The track adapts a concept from his African heritage, the word meaning “Ruler” of the Ashanti people of Ghana metaphorically applied to his own prowess on the mic through superior lyricism aand extravagant vocabulary.

Long established as one of the most gifted and creative artists in the burgeoning British rap scene, previous releases have included collaborations with further US luminaries including the late Sean Price, Prince Po, Dead Prez and Hasan Salaam.

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Pre-order “S.C.U.M.” on Bandcamp and iTunes

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer Frost Gamble, now relocated to Winnipeg, released their joint album “Black Beach” on May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

Having already received international press coverage from publications in the US, Europe, UK and Australia, the latest review of the album comes courtesy of Alex Shutti for British online Gigsoup which you can read HERE

Including features by KXNG Crooked, Sadat X, Guilty Simpson and Boldy James, “Black Beach” is available to buy in digital format from various stores including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Bandcamp

You can hear the full album stream on Soundcloud

Frost has entered what is probably one of his most creative and consistent periods of his professional career. He will be releasing a new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” with his old NY State sparring partner Tone Chop on September 29th.

The follow up to their critically acclaimed EP “Veteran” late last year, the new album includes guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Tragedy Khadafi, Planet Asia and rap battling internet sensation DNA. Look out for the first single “Walk the Walk” releasing on June 30th.

In addition, he has also just announced that he will begin recording a new album with Tragedy Khadafi in the next few weeks while continuing to work on another new solo project which will feature Skyzoo, Ras Kass and many of those who appear on “Black” Beach” and “Respect Is Earned Not Given”.

It’s not difficult to see how his reputation as one of the fastest emerging producers in hip hop has developed in the poast year and is sure to continue into 2018.

You can connect with the artists on social media, via twitter @FrostGamble & @TheJerkNation, on Instagram @Frost.Gamble & @ZotheJerk and over on their joint Facebook Page

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First broadcast by Canadian station CHRW 94.9 FM on May 16th, The Word is Bond Rap Radio Show welcomed Detroit rapper ZotheJerk as their special guest.

Host Chase March spoke with him ahead of the release of his new album “Black Beach” produced entirely by Winnipeg based Frost Gamble on Friday May 26th.

During the interview they discuss how being outspoken can be both a curse and a blessing, the importance of life-long learning, being authentic in hip-hip music and culture, the N-word, and much, much more. Several tracks from the album are also aired together with great music from artists such as 9th Wonder, KRS-One, Celph Titled, Brother Ali and Organized Facts to name but a few.

Listen back to the whole show via Mixcloud

Including guest featured artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat X, Boldy James, Tone Chop & Young Bleed, “Black Beach” will be available from all digital stores including iTunes, Amazon and Spotify, while the special Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals will be available exclusively from Bandcamp

Among the tracks played during the show was their first single released from the album, “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat X.

Look out for coverage of the album in a wide variety of international publications including the renowned MOJO Magazine later this month, and meantime keep up to date with ZotheJerk and Frost Gamble on social media via Twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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Late last year, Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble dropped by the Trendkill Productions studio to check in with local rap battle league Dragon Battlez.

The new video just published begins with the regular DBZ Hotbox Cypher, Frost Gamble providing the beat for local MC’s White Rhino, Bayle, CJ the Grey and Bangem – and those boys got skillz !

This is followed by an in depth interview with the beatmaker, discussing his relocation from Binghamton in NY state and his history there with rapper Tone Chop, the pair having just released their new EP “Veteran” in November

From the EP is the single “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to the late Sean Price featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi, and Frost explains the concept behind the track and how it was put together before going into more detail about his signing with US label Seven 13 Music & entertainment and the plans for 2017.

Check the cypher and interview on Youtube

The Veteran EP is available from iTunes

As outlined during the interview, Frost is preparing to release a new album “Black Beach” with ZotheJerk in the Spring ahead of other projects later in the year. Keep up to date with him online via twitter, instagram or over on his official website

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It’s been, yet again, our pleasure to work with more quality lyricists and beatmakers from the USA and UK this year.

For over a decade we have promoted albums and EP’s to worldwide media, some by established names, others from new emerging artists, but all who have the common denominator of being highly skilled at their craft. More details are HERE

We focus on MC’s and producers who draw from the authentic values of hip hop while adapting them for a modern era, securing press coverage and airplay for them throughout the specialist marketplaces in USA, Canada, UK, Europe and Australia. 2016 has been no different as demonstrated by the following releases :

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HORSESHOE GANG – ALBUM “ANTI-TRAP MUSIC” released April 29th through Seven 13 Music & Ent

Available to buy on iTunes HERE

The Long Beach crew and younger brothers of Crooked I returned with their fourth official studio album although they have a multitude of EP and mixtape releases under their belt over the past decade. Most notable was their “Monthly Mixtape” series which saw them drop a tape every month for a full year between 2013 and 2014.

Last year they hit the headlines due to their rap battle with Hopsin’s now defunct “Funk Volume” and they summed up the ethos behind the new album title by stating “If you’re tired of hearing your kids singing songs around the house that’s talking about pushing crack, then get our new album !

Including the tracks “Intro” featuring Crooked I and “Shoe-icide Squad” which addresses the issues reltaing to the Black Lives Matter movement, check the full album stream on Soundcloud

Typical of their industrious nature, they then released a further album “4 Brothers” as an acknowledgement of the support received from their extensive international fanbase.

Available on iTunes HERE take a listen

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CONSTANT DEVIANTS – ALBUM “OMERTA” released June 28th through Six2Six Records

Available to buy on Bandcamp HERE

Legendary eastcoast duo MC M.I. and DJ Cutt followed up 2015’s “Avant Garde” with “Omerta”, a concept album where the pair drew on their respective Italian and Russian heritages to adopt the roles of Luciano and Lansky.

The imagery was used purely metaphorically to address a variety of subject matters, consistent with M.I.’s current level of creativity as he embarks upon a movie making and acting career which saw his new film “Six2Six” featuring Treach, Syleena Johnson and Chief Rocker Busy Bee premiered at Ralph McDaniels’ Hip Hop Film Festival in NYC this year.

Returning to their harder, edgier sound, “Omerta” was considered by many to be their strongest album to date. Including the singles “So Underrated” and “DeLorean”, this is a classic “no fillers” release and fans of superior rhymes, beats and turntablism will have this stream on repeat.

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TONE CHOP & FROST GAMBLE – EP “VETERAN” released November 18th through Seven 13 Music & Ent

Available to buy on iTunes HERE

Originally rivals in NY State’s rap battle scene in the 90’s, Tone Chop & Frost Gamble became partners in rhyme and tagging.

Due to Frost’s subsequent relocation to Winnipeg, Canada to pursue a career in production which has seen him work with Sadat-X, J-Ro and Rakim’s son Tahmell, Chop continued as a member of the group Binghamton’s Most Wanted while releasing a string of solo mixtapes in the dual capacity of rapper and producer. His “This is NY” includes the track “Momma” by Tom Gist produced by Chop.

Having contributed to Seven 13’s “God Bless Dope Rappers” compilation earlier this deal, Frost inked a deal with the label and the pair re-united for their first official EP release. “Veteran” is a warm up to an album planned for 2017, and includes the single “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to Sean Price featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi.

Bars, beats and turntablism for days, this is for the hip hop connoisseurs.

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MELANIN 9 – VIDEO “POLAROID” ft Karl Sage launched through Red Snow Records

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November saw the welcome return of north London’s Melanin 9 with a new video “Polaroid” featuring upcoming UK artist Karl Sage.

The track was produced by the west coast native American duo Walterwarm and Cowode and is the first to be released from a new album “Old Pictures” due out around the Spring of 2017.

Whether as a member of the group Triple Darkness or due to his solo work, Melanin 9 has long been regarded as one of the UK’s most gifted lyricists, and in the new video which he also directed and edited, it’s not hard to see why.

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One of the leading names in the UK hip hop scene for the past several years, north London’s Melanin 9 is set to release a new solo album “Old Pictures” in the Spring of 2017.

A member of the highly rated Triple Darkness crew, his position as one of the country’s most gifted lyricists is well established and he brings all of his verbal dexterity to the table in this new joint “Polaroid”. Produced by Californian duo Walterwarm and Cowode, it is the first single to be taken from the new album and features British upcomer Karl Sage.

The accompanying video has been released today, filmed and edited by Melanin 9 himself. Check it out on Youtube

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