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New Jersey hiphop group 050 Boyz released their debut album “Everything 050” yesterday. It is available to buy now on iTunes HERE

The three Emcees Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK all have links with Brick City Newark, Illtown, East Orange, and take their name from NJ’s area code. Individually they were also involved with the Garden State Greats movement around 10 years ago, a concept devised by Treach of Naughty by Nature and Fam of Rottin Razkals to unite the local hip hop scene.

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Involvement with GSG played a part in the formation of the group in 2011, and certainly the focus in representing the area remains true. The album itself is heavily represented by featured local artists including Treach, DoItAll, Lakim Shabazz, Fam, Tha Advocate, B Wells, Ib the Druid and many more. It is entirely produced by Clinton Place, a long time associate of Prince AK from their days of performing together with Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit artist Supreme C.

Their album has just been reviewed by US journalist Patrick Griffin for his site Patrick’s Music Blog. READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

CHECK THE FULL ALBUM STREAM WHICH INCLUDES BONUS CUTS

The group have just signed a new management deal with Inkwell Entertainment in NYC who also represent artists such as Treach and Syleena Johnson, and you will be able to hear them live on DJ Eclipse’s Halftime Show on WNYU next Wednesday 12th August from 10.30pm EST when they appear as his special guests. They will also be guests on J Hart’s Big Bang Show on the UK’s Break London station two nights later, Friday 14th August.

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Look out for more media coverage, videos and audio releases in the weeks ahead, and connect with 050 Boyz on social media, whether on their FACEBOOK PAGE or on twitter @050_Boyz. Their individual accounts are @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 @PrinceAK_050 and the album’s producer is @ClintonPlace9

All press, media and radio DJ enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE. Business and management enquiries can be addressed to Inkwell via their WEBSITE

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New Jersey’s 050 Boyz released their debut album “Everything 050” on 4th August

The Newark emcees Riq da Kid, Prince AK and Tru Trilla called on long time associate Clinton Place to produce the entire album which also features many of the Garden State’s finest lyricists including Treach (Naughty by Nature), Lakim Shabazz, Tha Advocate, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Famiil, Ib the Druid and many more. There is also a little UK flavour courtesy of WiseRap

With neck breakin beats, raucous delivery and on point lyricism, this energetic release is a banger from start to finish which combines the best elements of the Golden Era with a contemporary twist for 2015.

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TRACKLIST

1 Hot Damn
2 Pay Them No Mind ft DoItAll & Tha Advocate
3 Concrete Combat – ft Dunn D, Big Stomp, Double O & Fly Kwa
4 DNA – ft Ib the Druid, Famiil & Treach
5 Already Knowing ft Young Fresh
6 Black Glory ft Trilly Trills
7 What Happened
8 Bang ft B Wells
9 We Gon’ Rock ft NJ Walker, Quil & Fly Kwa
10 Out Here For Nuthin’
11 Priest ft Lakim Shabazz, Drift & WiseRap
12 9th Inning
13 Let’s Talk About It
14 Get Back
15 Keep Calm

bonus tracks

16 Fuck ‘Em Up ft Treach, DoItAll, Famiil, Rahman Apollo, Double O & Fonto Leaf
17 On Our Way Out ft NJ Threat & Middy Murdock
18 Read A Book
19 Show Starter ft Drift & Lakim Shabazz
20 Your Mine ft Steeve Sam

HEAR THE FULL ALBUM STREAM

Out now on 050 Entertainment / Blakbyrd Entertainment / E One

AVAILABLE TO BUY ON ITUNES NOW HERE

050 Boyz on Facebook and on twitter @050_Boyz & Producer @ClintonPlace9 You can also connect with them individually @RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050

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New Jersey’s Prince AK, Riq da Kid & Tru Trilla – aka 050 Boyz – release their debut album “Everything 050” on Tuesday 4th August 2015.

Produced entirely by Clinton Place, the Newark trio are joined on the album by many long time local associates including Treach (Naughty by Nature), DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Tha Advocate, Ib the Druid, Lakim Shabazz, B Wells, Famiil, and there’s also a little UK flavour courtesy of WiseRap.

The group recently recorded a new bonus cut “Pay The Bail” and filmed this accompanying video released today.

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

They will be guests of DJ Eclipse on his Halftime Show on WNYU (12th August) and again on his Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM (30th August). Look out for extensive press & media coverage of this release over the coming month during which time the group will be releasing more videos and bonus tracks.

You can keep up to date with their news on social media, whether on their FACEBOOK PAGE or by following them on twitter @050_Boyz [ Individual @RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050 ]

All press, media and dj enquiries, whether requests to interview the group or for a full quality mp3 of the track, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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The debut album by Newark hiphop group 050 Boyz releases this coming Tuesday, 4th August 2015.

Riq da Kid, Prince AK and Tru Trilla have put together a banger from start to finish, assisted greatly by the production by their long time associate Clinton Place.

“Everything 050”, just as with the group named after the area code for New Jersey, is one for the heads. Neck breakin beats, raucous delivery & energy, on point lyricism, it’s like the good ‘ol days while being aware it’s 2015. There’s also features from Treach (Naughty by Nature), Lakim Shabazz, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Famiil, Tha Advocate, IB the Druid, B Wells and many more, including a lil UK flavour from WiseRap.

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Speaking of the UK, the trio chopped it up with London’s I Am Hip Hop Magazine recently to discuss how the group formed and their links with Treach and the Garden State Greats movement, the artists who inspired them and their traditional and ongoing focus on representing New Jersey. Having come up through the Golden Era, they also highlight the new wave of artists they rate, they discuss the process on choosing producers, and Clinton Place himself speaks about his involvement with the album.

The feature also touches upon their move into the world of acting. READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE

Taken from the album, check out “DNA” ft Treach, Ib the Druid & Famiil, and “Pay Them No Mind” ft DoItAll & Tha Advocate

Look out for extensive media coverage on 050 Boyz in the next few weeks, more audio and video releases, and appearances as guests on radio shows including with DJ Eclipse on the Halftime Show on WNYU Wednesday 12th August and again on his Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM 30th August

They performed at the Lincoln Park Festival in Newark last weekend with their dj, DJ Nugget. Some may recognize him from this story which broke on ABC News’ “The Investigators” programme last year where he was falsely charged with a number of offences, the dashcam evidence ultimately leading to the police officers being indicted

You can connect with 050 Boyz on their FACEBOOK PAGE or twitter @050_Boyz [@RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050]

All press, media and dj enquiries regarding 050 Boyz including requests for interviews can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE

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With less than a week until the release of their debut album “Everything 050” on 4th August, and having just stepped off stage at the Lincoln Park Music Festival at the weekend where they absolutely tore it down, Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK – aka 050 Boyz – took time out to chop it up with US online REUP Spot.

They spoke about their performance at the festival, their years in the game and the camaraderie which exists among them. They then to move on to discuss the recording process of the new album and how they feel their sound and approach is in sync with and represents New Jersey, as they further explain the involvement of so many other local featured artists from the Garden State on the album.

READ THE WHOLE INTERVIEW HERE

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Taking their name from the local area code, and given their previous involvement with Treach’s Garden State Greats of 2004, current involvement in local youth programmes and determination to shine a light on others from the scene, their committment to their home State is clear. As it is to progressing the sound of hip hop they grew up with and began performing when it was at its prime.

The album is straight bangers from start to finish, thanks in no small part to the production of Clinton Place, the group’s own raucous lyrcism and the quality of contributions from the likes of Treach, Lakim Shabazz, B Wells, Famiil, IB the Druid, DoItAll and Tha Advocate

Check out the audio stream for “DNA” ft Treach, Ib and Famiil, and the mini movie video for the neck breaker “Hot Damn”

Look out for extensive international media coverage continuing in the weeks ahead together with further audio and video releases. You can hit them up on FACEBOOK or on twitter @050_Boyz (@PrinceAK_050 @RiqDaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050)

The group will be guests of DJ Eclipse on WNYU’s Halftime Show on Wednesday 12th August, and again on his Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM on Sunday 30th August. All media, press and radio show enquiries, including requests to interview 050 Boyz, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Contact details are HERE

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With just over a week to go until the release of their official debut album “Everything 050” on 4th August, Newark trio Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK – aka 050 Boyz – sat down with Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer Stranga the Great to chop it up about their history, the album and the New Jersey scene

In this new “On The Rise” feature, the group who all first picked up the mic during the Golden Era discuss the history of hip hop in the Garden State and their own connection to Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit, the sound that defines them and their own influences coming up, their immediate plans with the album and finish by addressing recent high profile racial issues affecting the USA including the removal of the confederate flag, attacks on black churches and police brutality

READ EVERYTHING THEY HAD TO SAY HERE

Yesterday they launched a new joint “Watch That (Bricks Mix)”, a remix from their back catalogue which is already getting a lot of air time. Check out the stream on Soundcloud

Expect to see a lot more international media coverage in the weeks ahead together with more audio and video releases. The group will also be DJ Eclipse’s guests twice next month. First on Wednesday 12th August on The Halftime Show on WNYU and then later in the month on Sunday 30th August for his Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM.

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You will also be able to catch 050 Boyz perfoming live at Newark’s Lincoln Park Festival this Sunday, 26th July. Their live shows are always big on energy and definitely worth seeing if you’re in the area. Expect a fuel injected version of what’s represented in their “Hot Damn” video!

The album is true to its name, 0-50 being the area code for New Jersey, with many features from local artists including Treach, DoItAll, Ib the Druid, Famiil, Lakim Shabazz, B Wells & Tha Advocate. Production is by Clinton Place (DJ Jamal#9), Prince AK’s long time associate from the days where the pair performed live with Supreme C.

You can connect with 050 Boyz on Social Media on their group’s FACEBOOK PAGE and on twitter. The group twitter account is @050_Boyz and individually they’re @PrinceAK_050 @RiqdaKid_050 and @EgoFree2_050

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

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Newark hiphop group 050 Boyz release their new album “Everything 050” on 4th August, and in the run up, the trio of Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince Ak took time out to speak with French online magazine Hip Hop Breath.

In this interview they discuss how the group was formed, the concept and inspiration behind the group and the album and explain their long time association with the album’s sole producer Clinton Place. They then speak on the actual recording process and the involvement of so many other featured artists from the Garden State scene before each Emcee describes the highlight of their considerable careers to date

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

They have also just launched “Watch That (Bricks Mix)”, a new official remix of an earlier joint from their back catalogue.

The three Emcees display all of their trademark lyrical energy in this fuel injected banger, a combination of powerful rhymes and beats prevelant throughout the album which also includes features by Treach (Naughty by Nature), Lakim Shabazz, B Wells, Trilly Trills, Tha Advocate, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Famiil and IB the Druid.

CHECK THE AUDIO STREAM FOR “WATCH THAT (BRICKS MIX)” ON SOUNDCLOUD

Expect to see extensive media coverage in the weeks ahead regarding the group and the release. International media & press enquiries regarding 050 Boyz, and DJ requests for a full quality mp3 of the new joint can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

Meanwhile, you can connect with 050 Boyz on social media, via their FACEBOOK PAGE or on Twitter @050_Boyz [ @PrinceAK_050 @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 ]

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British online music publication Shout 4 Music covers most genres of contemporary styles with a range of reviews, interviews and special features.

They have just published a “Super Feature” on New Jersey hip hop group 050 Boyz, combining an introductory piece, a “Picture Interview” and an exclusive video for their Shout Sessions series.

In the video, Tru Trilla, Riq da Kid and Prince AK perform “What Happened” live, a track taken from their album “Everything 050” which releases on 4th August. As with all the tracks throughout the album, it is produced by Clinton Place

READ THE FULL FEATURE AT SHOUT FOR MUSIC HERE

WATCH THE GROUP PERFORMING “WHAT HAPPENED” LIVE

050 Boyz – Exclusive Shout 4 Music Session – What Happened (Live Performance Video) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

Veterans in the Garden State scene, they are joined on the album by long time associates Treach (Naughty by Nature), Tha Advocate, Ib The Druid, Lakim Shabazz, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Famiil and more. The energy’s high from start to finish, bangin beats with real gritty lyricism and wordplay, just what you’d expect from Emcees who came up through the Golden Era of the 90’s.

As another taster, check out the stream of their most recent single “DNA” seen recently getting the treatment by DJ Eclipse on Sirius XM’s Rap Is Outta Control Show. The group will be guests of DJ Eclipse on his WNYU Halftime Show on Wednesday 12th August

Look out for much more international media coverage on 050 Boyz and the album “Everything 050” in the weeks ahead together with more special track and video releases shortly. You can connect with them on FACEBOOK and on twitter @050_Boyz ( @PrinceAK_050 @RiqDaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 & producer @ClintonPlace9 )

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

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First broadcast on air last week on Canada’s CHRW 94.9FM, the full audio stream of New Jersey’s 050 Boyz interview with Chase March for The Word is Bond Rap Radio Show has now been uploaded onto the WIB website.

They talk about all things hip hop, the comparisons between commercial rap and the independent scene, lyrical content, local artists such as Queen Latifah and the Golden Era of the 90’s. They then move on to the multiple debates about “the greatest of all time” and how that can be defined, before discussing their new album “Everything 050”.

Here are the streams of Part 1 & 2 of their interview

PART 1

PART 2

Meantime another new video clip has emerged of DJ Eclipse tearin up an 050 Boyz joint on his Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM. He was seen recently cuttin their most recent single “DNA”, this time it’s “Hot Damn”

050 Boyz will be guests of DJ Eclipse on his Half Time Show on WNYU, Wednesday 12th August

The album “Everything 050” releases in 3 weeks, on Tuesday 4th August. Production throughout is by Clinton Place and features many from the Garden State scene including Treach (Naughty by Nature), DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Tha Advocate, Lakim Shabazz, Ib the Druid and Famiil

Connect with 050 Boyz on social media via FACEBOOK and twitter @050_Boyz [individually @RiqDaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050 & producer @ClintonPlace9]

Look out for more international media & press coverage in the weeks ahead together with further audio & video releases. All press & DJ inquiries can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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Newark hip hop group 050 Boyz took time out recently to speak with Sherron Shabazz recently for the US online The Real Hip Hop.

The trio Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK spoke about the meaning behind the group’s name, their working relationships with Treach from Naughty by Nature and Lords of the Underground front man DoItAll, the concepts behind their videos for the singles Hot Damn and Get Back, the recording process and their new album “Everything 050”.

Produced by Clinton Place, it features many from the Garden State scene including Fam, DoItAll, Lakim Shabazz, Tha Advocate, Treach, Ib the Druid and many more.

READ THE WHOLE INTERVIEW HERE

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The group have released a number of tracks in the past couple of months, including the singles “Pay Them No Mind” ft Do It All & Tha Advocate, and just last week “DNA” ft Treach, Fam & Ib the Druid.

Vinny Sciascia, editor of another US online publication The Undercover Album Reviews has just reviewed the singles, noting the group’s trademark “aggressive and high energy flows” as “superb”.

READ HIS FULL REVIEW OF THE SINGLES HERE

Both tracks have been getting a lot of international dj support in the past few weeks. Check out the streams

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The album releases in just over 3 weeks’ time on 4th August, and is packed full of bangin beats and on point lyricism and wordplay.

Expect to see extensive media coverage of the release and the group throughout the summer, and connect with them on Social Media via FACEBOOK or on twitter @050_Boyz [left to right on the photograph used by The Real Hip Hop – @EgoFree2_050 @RiqDaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050]. The producer is @ClintonPlace9

All international media, press & DJ inquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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