RighteousFury-BritishHipHop

British Hip Hop has been one of the UK’s premier online magazines for many years, covering the authentic, traditional sound of the genre with a primary focus of course on homegrown artists, but also featuring a range of international artists

Contributor Ethan Everton spoke recently with Kansas based MC Matt Maddox ahead of the release of his sophomore album Righteous Fury on the 25th February

In one of his most in depth interviews to date, they discuss his origins in Long Beach southern California and his involvement with the international hip hop scene since his days as part of Guerilla War Tactix. They also cover a wide range of subjects including the album itself, the impact of the internet in promoting artists compared to more traditional methods, his collaborations with other artists, tour plans, new artist recommendations and much more

Read it all HERE

With a tour of Canada and the west coast of America to be announced shortly, people in the east coast and MidWest can catch him shortly with Reef the Lost Cauze and Adlib at the following venues:

Feb 20th- Allentown, PA Pitchers Lounge
Feb 21st- Quakertown, PA The Eagle
Feb 22nd- Staten Island, NY The Full Cup
Feb 23rd- Atlantic City, NJ Gran Fromage
Feb 28th- Spartanburg, SC Mirrors Gentlemens Club
March 1st- Ashville, NC Haywood Lounge
March 2nd- Norfolk, VA The Iguana
March 5th- Chicago, IL Sub T lounge
March 6th- Madison, WI
March 7th- Milwaukee, WI The Stone Fly
March 9th- Appleton, WI Capital Centre

With production and features on the album of the caliber of Nemesis, Skammadix, C Lance, Sicknature, Vanderslice, Tragedy Khadafi, King Magnetic, Edd Bundy, Reef The Lost Cauze, and some choice turntablist cuttin & scratchin courtesy of DJ TMB, it’s not hard to see why the international media has shown such an interest. It’s bang on the money for all those hip hop heads who appreciate the real deal

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Righteous Fury can be pre-ordered either in physical CD format, or digitally on iTunes:

Physical CD format HERE

Digitally via iTunes HERE

You can keep up to date with all of Matt’s news on twitter @MattMaddox82 and connect with the guys at BHH over at @britishhiphop

Check out his single Street Art featuring Tragdey Khadafi

All members of the media & press interested in receiving a promotional copy of the album for review, or who would like to interview Matt Maddox can contact UrbanElite PR HERE

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RighteousFury-GodIsInTheTV

Multi genre online music magazine God Is In The TV caught up with Kansas based MC Matt Maddox ahead of the release of his sophomore album “Righteous Fury” which releases on Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music on 25th February.

Although now based in the MidWest, he started out in Long Beach California as part of the international crew Guerilla War Tactix, and in this interview with the magazine’s Taytula Burke, he speaks on being raised on the best of the Golden Era, and how he looks to represent a contemporary form of that today. He also speaks on his time living in Hawaii, the representations of hip hop from west coast to east coast to the UK and Europe, and how the different scenes have developed, Macklemore’s win at the Grammys and of course discusses the new album

Read what he had to say HERE

With an announcement on a tour of Canada & America’s west coast imminent, he is preparing his first run of dates with Reef The Lost Cauze and Adlib at the following venues :

Feb 20th- Allentown, PA Pitchers Lounge
Feb 21st- Quakertown, PA The Eagle
Feb 22nd- Staten Island, NY The Full Cup
Feb 23rd- Atlantic City, NJ Gran Fromage
Feb 28th- Spartanburg, SC Mirrors Gentlemens Club
March 1st- Ashville, NC Haywood Lounge
March 2nd- Norfolk, VA The Iguana
March 5th- Chicago, IL Sub T lounge
March 6th- Madison, WI
March 7th- Milwaukee, WI The Stone Fly
March 9th- Appleton, WI Capital Centre

There has been a lot of international media interest in the release, the results of which you will see shortly, but the album itself can be pre-ordered in CD format and on iTunes

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CD pre order HERE

International iTunes pre-order HERE

Check out his video for “No Country For Old Men” – a tribute to artists past & present drawing from the traditional elements of hip hop

You can connect with Matt on twitter @MattMaddox82 and the magazine @GodIsInTheTv with Taytula over at @Taykeova

Any members of the press wishing to receive promotional copies of the album for review, or requests to interview Matt Maddox or to review any of the shows can contact UrbanElite PR HERE

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British online magazine AAA Music (Access All Areas), is a multi genre platform covering festivals, events, artist releases and interviews and news.

They are the latest to run the rule over the debut solo album by London rapper & producer Apex Zero, “Reality Provoking Liberation” which releases on 28th October. The opening of the review reiterates the point which many have picked up on and has earned praise for the approach :

On the album Apex Zero raps throughout with subject matter about social and political themes…& raps with an aggression and purpose, delivering his rhymes with a unique distinctive flow

Summarizing, “it is clear that Apex Zero is one of the most impressive rising artists in UK hip hop; this debut offering which is a solid piece of work from the first track to the last track” the full review can be read HERE

Look out for more coverage on this release in the weeks ahead and listen out for him live on Itch FM on Saturday 26th October from 8.30pm, and on Bang FM on Tuesday 29th October from 10pm.

He has also just confirmed his album launch party upstairs at The Vibe Bar, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL on Saturday 7th December. The event starts at 8pm, finished at 1am, £5 on the door and will also see performances by Caxton Press, Iron Braydz and Itch FM’s DJ A.Gee. Nearest tube station is Aldgate East and you can see more about the venue at www.vibe-bar.co.uk

Check out his recently launched singles “Spray The Roof” featuring OMeza Omniscient and Invincible Armour and “A Meeting of the Continents” featuring Hasan Salaam and Iron Braydz

You can keep up to date with Apex on twitter @ApexZero00 and check in with the magazine @AAAMusic_UK

Any further press or media inquiries about this release, requests for interviews or copies of the album, can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Long running online platform supporting British hip hop & rap artists, UKHH.Com, got together with London’s Apex Zero recently to film a new interview where he speaks on his new album Reality Provoking Liberation (out 28th October) and he also spits some exclusive bars for them.

One half of the city’s First and Last duo, this is his debut solo album and has made a strong impression with the UK’s media recognizing the passion with which he addresses a range of political and social issues in his lyricism, the energetic delivery style and tight production, much of which is supplied by the man himself.

Watch the whole feature on Youtube HERE

The album launch event was originally scheduled to take place at The Vibe Bar in Brick Lane on Saturday 2nd November. This has had to be delayed slightly due to other schedule obligations, but expect an announcement on the new date shortly.

Look out for much more coverage in the weeks ahead. Any media & press inquiries about the album can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

Meanwhile, keep up to date with Apex Zero on twitter @ApexZero00 and also connect with D-Facer and the guys over at @UKHHCOM

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