With just over a week and a half to go until the general public release of Melanin 9’s debut album Magna Carta on 3rd December, one of the UK’s leading online specialists for hip hop & rap music, Hip Hop Kings, is the latest to give the release their endorsement.

HHK regularly present exclusive freestyle and interview filmed content, are involved with some of the live events taking place in the north of England, and of course cover reviews, latest video and single releases and more

There’s no doubt that Magna Carta is one of the most soulful, heartfelt and honest pieces of music Ive heard in a long time” begins the review

Its this aspect of Melanin 9 as an artist, combined with his wordplay and lyricism that has established him as one of the most respected UK emcees, and has earned much media attention to this release

The review summarizes :

The support I’ve seen M9 receive is a testament to the quality of Magna Carta, and his decision to be truthful with his music and the direction of this album. I will be using this album as a reference to U.K Hip-Hop for many years to come, as certain elements of the music are unrivalled by M9’s peers

Read the whole review HERE

The review comes hard on the heels of the launch of his new video “White Russian” featuring Roc Marciano, produced by Anatomy, and premiered on New York’s Nah Right

This Friday also sees his album launch night upstairs at The Vibe Bar, 91 Brick Lane, London where he’ll be joined by DJ 279, Genesis Elijah, Rewd Adams, Iron Braydz,Cyrus Malachi, Logic, Phoenix da Icefire and Skrblah Dangogh. Entry is £5.00, nearest tube Aldgate East, 18 + over

You can also hear him live on Guess Radio in London from 7.30pm GMT / 2.30pm EST with DJ Sammy Jay on the Xposure show at http://www.guessradio.co.uk Thursday 22nd November.

You can order CD versions of the album via http://m9ether.bandcamp.com

Follow him on twitter @Melanin_9 and Hip Hop Kings @HHKDotCom

Any further press, media or dj / radio station enquiries about the release can be addressed to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Clash Magazine is a renowned physical and online UK publication covering the full spectrum of musical genres

It is distributed throughout the country on a monthly basis, and each month Matt Oliver delivers his round up of the best hip hop releases and news in his “Rapture & Verse” column

Included in the issue out in November is coverage of Melanin 9’s new album “Magna Carta” which releases on 3rd December.

Anyone who’s followed the career of Melanin 9 knows that the Londoner is heavy like lead, operating on the bristles of inner city hells and concrete jungles blocking all exits. The album Magna Carta is typical of his intelligent hooliganism….” the feature opens.

The feature is included with news and new releases by Kendrick Lamar, Vinnie Paz, ?uestlove, El-P, Peanut Butter Wolf, Yungun and much more

Check the whole feature HERE

Pre – orders of the CD version of the album can be placed via http://m9ether.bandcamp.com and his launch night takes place at The Vibe Bar in Brick Lane, London from 8pm – 1am on Friday 23rd November. Also appearing will be Choice FM’s DJ 279, host for the night Iron Braydz, and further performances by Genesis Elijah, Rewd Adams, Logic, Phoenix da Icefire, Cyrus Malachi and Skriblah. Entrance is £5.00

Any further media / press enquiries about the release should be addressed to UrbanElite PR HERE

Follow Melanin 9 on twitter to keep up to date about news on the show and upcoming appearances on radio stations @Melanin_9 You can also check the regular updates from the magazine @Clash_Music

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Islington’s Melanin 9 took time out his busy schedule recently to speak with lifestyle magazine The London Word about his thoughts on the capital city

It’s a regular feature in the online publication where local residents involved in a cross section of the performing arts give their opinions and experiences on living there

Read what he has to say HERE

Meanwhile, full details of the album launch event have just been announced.

Happening upstairs at The Vibe Bar, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL on Friday 23rd November, the night runs from 8pm – 1am

Door price is an extremely reasonable £5 where you will get the opportunity to see Melanin 9 perform various tracks from his new album Magna Carta, which is on general public release from 3rd December.

DJ for the night is Choice FM’s DJ 279, hosted by Neasden’s Iron Braydz.

Also performing will be Genesis Elijah, Phoenix da Icefire, Cyrus Malachi, Skriblah, Logic & Rewd Adams, which in anyone’s language is a massive lineup representing some of the best in the UK hip hop scene.

The Facebook Event Page is HERE

You can also get more information at http://vibe-bar.co.uk or call the venue on 0207 247 3479 Nearest Tube is Aldgate East which is only 5 minutes away. For any fans of hip hop in London, its an absolute must see event.

Keep up to date with Melanin 9 via http://www.melanin9.com or http://m9ether.bandcamp.com where you can also pre order CD versions of the album which will be delivered slightly ahead of official release date on 25th November

You can also follow him on twitter @Melanin_9 and the magazine via @TheLondonWord

Any further media enquiries regarding the release can be addressed to UrbanElite Promotions HERE

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