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New Jersey’s Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK – aka the 050 Boyz – connected with Marissa Savino from Writters Block Concerts recently to discuss their debut album “Everything 050” which released on 4th August and is available to buy direct HERE

The trio who have links with Brick City Newark, Illtown, East Orange and the wider Essex Country area also discussed their history and how the group formed, their connections with Treach of Naughty by Nature and DoItAll of Lords of the Underground, and their future plans including scheduled solo and group releases.

READ THE WHOLE FEATURE HERE

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In addition to preparing new releases, the group are also at the early stages of arranging dates throughout the east coast and beyond. Their high octane energetic live performances are legendary as witnessed at several festivals over the summer.

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Anyone looking to book the group for a show can contact them direct via their OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE, or via twitter @050_Boyz (@RiqDaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050)

Alternatively you can drop us a line (contact details linked below) and we’ll pass the message on for you

They have released a number of singles and videos over the summer, including “DNA” featuring Treach, IB the Druid & Fam, “Pay The Bail” featuring DoItAll & Tha Advocate, “Hot Damn” and most recently this week a lil loosie bonus cut “Hip Hop Back (Jerzee3 Mix)”

VIDEO “HOT DAMN”

050 Boyz – Hot Damn (Official Music Video – produced by Clinton Place) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

AUDIO “HIP HOP BACK (JERZEE3 MIX)”

All media, press, radio station DJ or booking enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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New Jersey’s 050 Boyz released their debut album “Everything 050” in August and were guests of DJ Premier recently on his LFHQ show on Sirius XM.

This was the second visit to the station for the group who had appeared previously on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control show where they performed this freestyle together with Boston’s N.B.S.

The Newark trio have just released this brand new bonus cut “Hip Hop Back (Jerzee3 Mix)”, refixed with some additional flavas courtesy of Aretha Franklin, Chuck D & The Blind Boys of Alabama. Check out the stream

The album “Everything 050” produced by Clinton Place and featuring Treach, DoItAll, Fam, Tha Advocate, Lakim Shabazz and many others from the Garden State scene is available to buy from http://050ent.bandcamp.com

You can connect with 050 Boyz on Social Media, whether via their FACEBOOK PAGE or on twitter @050_Boyz (@RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050)

All press & media enquiries regarding 050 Boyz, including DJ requests to interview the group or for full quality mp3’s of Hip Hop Back, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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Having been previous guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap is Outta Control show at the end of August, Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK make the trip back from Newark to NYC’s Sirius XM studios this Friday, October 2nd, to appear as guests on DJ Premier’s long running LFHQ show

Broadcasting on Sirius XM’s Hip Hop Nation Channel 44 from 10pm EST, you can listen online at www.siriusxm.com

They are always lively interviewees, and performed this freestyle cypher with Boston’s N.B.S. last time they were in the building, so it’ll be definitely worth tuning in this Friday !!

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The group released their debut album “Everything 050” in August (available HERE) and given their name is taken from New Jersey’s area code, it represents the Garden State scene to full effect, with production by Clinton Place and an array of featured artists including Treach (Naughty by Nature), DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Fam (Rottin Razkals), The Advocate, Lakim Shabazz, Double O, IB the Druid and many more.

Latest review comes from Italy’s RapManiacz published yesterday. Obviously written in Italian, you can read what they had to say HERE

Look out for more international media coverage shortly, and connect with group on social media, on their FACEBOOK page and on twitter @050_Boyz (@RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 & @EgoFree2_050)

Meantime, tune in this Friday to hear em live in the studio with Premo, & check out their single DNA

All media, press and DJ enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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Rescheduled from a couple of weeks ago when the station had to come offline temporarily, New Jersey’s Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince Ak – aka 050 Boyz – will be dropping into Brooklyn’s GID Radio studios this Friday September 25th to appear as guests on the Bodega Cold Kutz show.

Hosts DJ Joe Bodega, Jay Drilla and J2ThaMar have had many top names through their doors and often film the show which is then uploaded to youtube shortly afterwards. The show broadcasts live from 5pm – 8pm EST and you can listen online at www.gidradio.com

In another slight change, the group were then due to appear on DJ Premier’s LFHQ show on Sirius XM later the same evening, however as Premo has a last minute committment elsewhere, it has been delayed for just one week until Friday October 2nd.

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The Brick City / Illtown trio are still cinducting interviews with written media on the back of the release of their album “Everything 050” last month. Produced by Clinton Place, the featured artists include Treach (Naughty by Nature), Lakim Shabazz, Double O, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Famiil (Rottin Razkals) and many other upcoming artists from the Garden State scene.

The album is available to buy directly from 050 Entertainment HERE

They’ve enjoyed extensive international DJ support for a number of their single releases since May. Here’s a few examples

DNA ft Treach, IB the Druid & Famiil

WATCH THAT (Bricks Mix)

VIDEO – HOT DAMN

050 Boyz – Hot Damn (Official Music Video – produced by Clinton Place) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

Connect with 050 Boyz on FACEBOOK or on twitter @050_Boyz (@PrinceAK_050 @RiqDaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050)

All press, media and DJ enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details are HERE

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French DJ J Hart has built close ties with NYC and the UK over the years, and broadcasts his Big Bang Show on Break London Radio every Friday at 3pm EST / 8pm GMT (www.breaklondon.org)

His guests on his show broadcast on 4th September 2015 were New Jersey MCs Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla & Prince AK – collectively known as 050 Boyz

The show opened with some quality turntablism by J Hart, as he cut and blended the group’s tracks DNA (ft Ib the Druid, Fam & Treach), Hot Damn, current single Concrete Combat (ft Dunn D, Big Stomp, Double O & Fly Kwa) and Pay Them No Mind (ft Do It All & Tha Advocate)

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The interview started by the group explaining the concept behind the album “Everything 050” (available HERE) and the group’s name, and the importance of representing their home territory of Brick City Newark, Illtown, East Orange & Essex County.

The album features many established and upcoming artists from the wider Garden State scene, and is produced entirely by another local, Clinton Place

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They then moved on to discuss performing at festivals in Brooklyn & Newark, signing a new management deal and the effect that has for independent artists such as themselves, before the interview turned to the highly publicised situation regarding their live dj, DJ Nugget (aka Marcus Jeter).

He was the subject of a huge ABC News Investigators story which resulted in two police officers being indicted for falsifying evidence and one for assault.

While for legal reasons the group could only provide a limited comment about the incident, the interview did move to the more general ongoing issues of police brutality and killings of those within the balck community which gave rse to the emergence of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

The interview then concluded with the trio outlining their future plans for videos and tours of the USA and Europe, and then answered the show’s regular final question “What Is Your definition of Hip Hop?”

STREAM OF THE INTERVIEW

Follow J Hart on twitter @IAmJHart and the group @050_Boyz. Individually they’re @PrinceAK_050 @RiqdaKid_050 & EgoFree2_050. You can also reach them on FACEBOOK

050 Boyz will be guests of the Bodega Cold Kutz Show on Gid Radio (www.gidradio.com) tomorrow, September 11th from 5pm EST, then guests of DJ Premier on his Sirius XM LFHQ MIxshow on friday September 25th

All press, media, radio & DJ enquiries about 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details are HERE

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Newark trio Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK – aka 050 Boyz – released their album “Everything 050” last week.

The group have already received widespread international media coverage for their album and affiliated single and video releases, but they’re also renowned for their energetic live performances, as displayed recently at their hometown’s Lincoln Park Festival.

They have also built up quite a reputation among media for their lively and informed interviews, so it should prove highly entertaining as they appear live in the WNYU studio tomorrow night as guests of DJ Eclipse on The Halftime Show. The show broadcasts on 98.1FM from 10.30pm EST, and you can also listen online at www.wnyu.org

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If you’re in or around Brooklyn this coming Sunday, August 16th, then you can catch the group performing live at the annual B Fest which takes place at Beast of Bourbon, 710 Myrtle Avenue, BedStuy BK. The event begins at 4pm, $5.00 entry and open to all those aged 21 or over. There is more information about the event HERE

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050 Boyz have just been featured in the official online version of France’s Hip Hop Breath Magazine. Click HERE and flick through the pages to read the whole interview.

Look out for more 050 Boyz news, media coverage and releases in the weeks ahead, and connect with them on Social Media on FACEBOOK and on twitter 050_Boyz [@RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050]

The album “Everything 050” produced by Clinton Place and featuring many Garden State Emcees including Treach, Lakim Shabazz, DoItAll and Famiil is out now on iTunes. Check the full album stream

All PR, media and press enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE All booking and management enquiries can be directed to Inkwell Entertainment

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A couple of weeks ago in the lead up to the release of their debut album “Everything 050”, New Jersey hip hop group 050 Boyz jumped on the phone with London’s multi-genre publication Guestlist Network.

The publication is produced online and as a monthly newspaper covering music news, events, clubs, tours and fashion from a national and international perspective

The trio of Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK formed as a group in 2011, but have been involved in the Garden State’s hip hop scene since the Golden Era of the 1990’s discussed their early days and life in Newark before addressing their aims for the group and also for their individual endeavours.

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The interview moves on to the influence daily life in New Jersey has in their music and the subject matter they address, specifically within the new album, and how they differentiate traditional hip hop culture in comparison to that represented in the more mainstream commercial sector.

The interview concludes by the group explaining the approach to the production on the album, handled entirely by long time associate Clinton Place – aka DJ Jamal #9. One of the most in-depth interviews given by the group in recent times which you can read in full HERE

Earlier this week, the album which also features Treach (Naughty by Nature), Lakim Shabazz, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Ib the Druid, Tha Advocate, Fam (Rottin Razkals) and many more was released and is available from iTUNES

HERE IS THE ALBUM STREAM

They also released the video of their bonus cut “Pay The Bail” the day before release

050 Boyz – Pay The Bail (Official Music Video) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

Look out for more international press & media coverage on the group in the weeks ahead who will also be appearing as DJ Eclipse’s guests on his Halftime Show on WNYU next Wednesday 12th August from 10.30pm EST.

You can connect with them on FACEBOOK and on twitter @050_Boyz [ @RiqDaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 @PrinceAK_050 ]

All press, media and radio DJ enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE Management and business enquiries can be sent to Inkwell Entertainment NYC via their WEBSITE

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