Earlier this week, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble spoke with French online In The Mood TV

In the new video interview published online today, the pair discuss the themes and concepts behind their new album “Black Beach” which releases on May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

With Zo having re-located to Ohio, he explains why he returned to Detroit for part of the recording process which took place at Mr Porter’s previous studio where Eminem’s “Infinite” was originally written, while Frost explains the influence being in the city had on his production approach to the album.

They also discuss how they first met and the logistical aspects of working together despite the distances involved, while Zo, who appeared in the film “8 Mile”, gives his thoughts on artists’ contribution to the local community given he received a “Humanitarian of the Year” award for mentoring work with youth projects.

The feature was published on In The Mood TV’s site HERE. Watch the interview in full on Youtube

“Black Beach” includes features by KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat-X, Boldy James, Tone Chop and more, and can be pre-ordered on iTunes

You can connect with Zo and Frost on social media, by twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

All media, press and radio station inquiries regarding ZotheJerk, Frost Gamble and the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is HERE

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Kid Vishis jumped on the phone recently with KevinNottingham.com writer Mazin Sidahmed to discuss the release of his debut album “Timing is Everything” and the vision and concept behind the making of it, and the reasons for being the sole MC throughout with the exception of one guest appearance by his brother Royce da 5’9″.

They talk about the role Royce and indeed his whole family have played over the years in him developing as an MC, how he is taking his own direction as an artist moving forward, and also address the hip hop scene in Detroit and the situation for new emerging artists from the city

Read the whole interview HERE

“Timing is Everything” released on Seven 13 Entertainment on 22nd July 2014, and is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon and CD versions can be bought direct from the label at www.seven13ent.com

With production by Mr Porter (D12 / Shady Records), Chase Moore (Hippie Sabotage), and Canadian Bick Zervos, the first single “Heaven” was produced by New Jersey’s Nemisis

Currently conducting further interviews with international media as well as working on a new EP and album and arranging dates & shows in the USA, Canada, UK & Europe, you can keep up to date with Kid Vishis on Instagram and twitter @KidVishis

We have arranged news, review and interview coverage in relation to the album Timing is Everything with press from around the world over the past few months, including titles in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe & New Zealand, and are still accepting further media inquiries from all territories regarding Kid Vishis. All requests can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR HERE

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The international media coverage on Detroit MC Kid Vishis, who released his debut album “Timing is Everything” on 22nd July, continues with two new features in US online publications Face 2 Face Magazine & Spate Magazine

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Face 2 Face are a digital online magazine which publishes every two months with news on the hottest emerging new independent international artists. You can read their interview with Kid Vishis HERE

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Spate Magazine have just been nominated for “Best Website For Indie Artists” and carry reviews, interviews, news on events, and much more. You can read their interview with Kid Vishis HERE

The album is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon and Cd’s can be bought direct from the label Seven 13 Entertainment at www.seven13ent.com Currently working on new releases including a future EP & album, scheduling tour dates ofr the States, Canada, UK and Europe, and conducting further interviews with international press, you can keep up to date with Kid Vishis on Instagram & twitter @KidVishis

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We have arranged reviews, news & features in relation to this release with numerous international publications in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe & New Zealand, and are still scheduling further intervies. Any further press & media inquiries regarding Kid Vishis and the album “Timing is Everything” can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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SoulonFire-Guestlist

Guestlist are an online and physical publication based in London who cover many different genres including house, techno, r&b, hip hop, drum & bass, dubstep, reggae, indie and more.

They cover music releases with reviews and interviews, but are also heavily involved with events, clubs, shows & festivals in the UK and in Europe, reporting on the hotspots to visit for people who want to experience the nightlife of various cities throughout the continent….or as they put it “The Ultimate Guide To Going Out and Having Fun!”

Most recent interviews in their “R&B and Hip Hop” section include Tinchy Stryder, Jazzy Jeff, Eve, Wu Tang Clan, Ruff Diamondz and Example, and the latest is with ethemadassassin who released his third solo album “Soul on Fire” on 17th September

The Los Angeles based rapper, most associated with North Carolina where he started performing and recording during the Golden Era of the 90’s speaks with journalist Janine Francois about his new album, the musical progression from his previous albums, lyricism, beat selection, and his favourite track off the album and the reason for his choice

Read the full interview HERE

The album Soul on Fire can be bought online at iTunes HERE

There are some classic cuts on that album, whether “80’s & 90’s” produced by Edinburgh’s Sci Fi Stu & “Can’t Get Enough” with that more soulful sound of the 90’s, or the rockier hardcore sound in joints like “Elements”, “Fight Music”, “Tiger Blade”, “What It’s Supposed To Be” produced by Kyo Itachi….and the bonus track released recently H.T.G. ft Sole-R

Check em out

Look out for more releases from E soon, and his new album with sparring partner Veteran Eye as part of the group Veteran Assassins is also in the pipeline for 2014.

You can reach E on twitter @ethemadassassin and the magazine @GuestlistDotNet with Janine over at @GrrlsClub

Any djs requiring full quality clean radio edit mp3s of any of these tracks, or media & press with further inquiries about the album can contact UrbanElite PR HERE

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London’s Melanin 9 releases his debut album “Magna Carta” on 3rd December 2012 digitally to the public, although CD copies can be pre-ordered via his Bandcamp HERE

All pre-ordered CD’s will be delivered by 25th November as an appreciation to his UK and international based supporters and fans.

UrbanElite Promotions are handling all media promotional activity regarding the release and we have already had a strong response from key magazines, onlines and djs after only a couple of weeks. Choice FM’s legendary DJ 279 has co:signed the overall release and you can hear the single Organised Democracy on his Saturday Night Flavas show from midnight.

iLikeMusic.com have already included the title track in their playlist and you will be seeing extensive coverage from the UK and overseas over the coming months.

There will also be several single releases over the coming weeks together with new official videos, and videos of exclusive performances and interviews.

The full tracklist with production credit has just been announced as follows:

1) Gene of Isis (prod by Anatomy)
2) Magna Carta (prod by Anatomy)
3) Landslide (prod by Anatomy – scratches by Evil Ed)
4) The 7 Blues (ft Madame Pepper) (prod by Hey!Zues)
5) Cosmos (prod by Parental – scratches by DJ LOD)
6) 11:08 (prod by Option Command)
7) Love’s Stencil (ft Madame Pepper) (prod by OhBliv)
8) Heartless Island (ft Triple Darkness) (prod by Jehst)
9) White Russian (ft Roc Marciano) (prod by Anatomy)
10) Red Snow (prod by Anatomy)
11) Organised Democracy (prod by Tony Mahoney – scratches by DJ Madhandz)

12) No Man’s Land (ft Triple Darkness) (prod by 7th Dan)
13) Colour Blind (ft Madame Pepper) (prod by Anatomy)
14) Marble (prod by Tony Mahoney)

Any requests & enquiries from press, magazines, blogs, radio & club djs to review the album, interview the artist or receive clean edits of tracks should be addresses to UrbanElite Promotions via the CONTACT page of the official site http://www.urbanelitepr.com HERE

Melanin 9 is also planning an album launch party in London late November, so you can keep up to date with him vua Twitter @Melanin_9 for more information

Meanwhile, check the videos released so far from the album, “The 7 Blues” and “Organised Democracy”

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