Relaunched last year after a 15 year hiatus, hip hop label New Dawn Records have confirmed today that they will be releasing a new EP and album by New Jersey’s lyrical marksman Tru Trilla over the next few months.

In an official statement published this morning, the label commented

“We relish the prospect of working with an artist of Tru’s caliber and style which represents perfectly our direction of travel as we enter an exciting new phase since re-launching last year.

We at UrbanElite PR have of course worked with Tru Trilla previously in 2015, then as a member of the 050 Boyz group as they released the classic album “Everything 050”

The worldwide media coverage and radio airplay reflected the appreciation and quality of the rhymes skills, lyricism and dope production, and ultimately led to both DJ Eclipse & DJ Premier inviting them as guests on their Sirius XM shows.

Tru’s new releases feature his 050 Boyz sparring partners Prince Ak and RIQ, and also include many of his long term Brick City affiliates on vocal and production duties, beginning with the new EP “The Seymour Chronicles” which releases on March 17th, the precursor to “God of Barz” which drops May 29th

Produced entirely by another New Jersey native Joey Loax, the EP represents the classic east coast sound while Tru, Prince Ak, RIQ and Fly Kwa all deliver their trademark fierce rhymes, hooks, hard bars and lyricism. An already heavyweight under card before the main event later in the year, the label have just launched a video trailer for the EP on Youtube

Taken from the EP, the singles “Warzone” and “20 to Life” will be released during February

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Eastcoast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble were in NYC last month promoting their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” which released on September 29th through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

Featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, rap battler DNA and Tragedy Khadafi, it is available on CD and digital formats from online stores worldwide including Amazon, Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify

They appeared as guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control show which as usual ends with a freestyle session. Chop, being the seasoned veteran he is dating back to his days starting out in street corner rap battles in upstate NY, brought the full armoury to the table on this one.

FIRST BROADCAST LIVE, OCTOBER 16TH ON SIRIUS XM HIP HOP NATION, CHECK OUT THE AUDIO STREAM

Rap Is Outta Control is now broadcast every Thursday from 10pm – 12pm EST on Sirius XM Channel 44.

Chop & Frost will be releasing a brand new special cut on November 22nd – look out for that one!

Frost, who has emerged in the past year as one of the hottest hip hop producers on the scene, is also finishing his new solo album “I Missed My Bus” due out in the first half of 2018 which will include guest featured artists Conway, Rah Digga, Crooked I, Skyzoo, Ruste Juxx, Rass Kas, Guilty Simpson and many more.

He released his “Rare Fabric” EP with Tragedy Khadafi on October 20th and remixed the Kid Vishis & Royce da 5’9″ joint “Go Off“.

Connect with the pair on social media via Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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Eastcoast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble released their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” through Miami label 22 Entertainment on September 29th.

Featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, DNA, White Rhino & Tragedy Khadafi it’s available to buy on CD and digital formats from multiple online stores worldwide including Amazon, Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify.

The pair were in New York a few weeks back promoting the album and were guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control show, broadcast now on their new slot every Thursday from 10pm – 12pm EST on Sirius XM’s “Hip Hop Nation” Channel 44.

As is customary, the show ends with a freestyle filmed by Bryan from The Beeshine TV. First broadcast live on air October 16th, the footage of Tone Chop & the show’s other guest Passport Gift has just been uploaded to Youtube. Check it out

Chop & Frost will be releasing a brand new track on November 22nd. Meantime check out the album stream on Soundcloud.

Stay connected with Chop & Frost on social media via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

Frost has also just released his EP “Rare Fabric” with Tragedy Khadafi and is finishing his new solo album “I Missed My Bus” which includes guest featured artists Conway, Rah Digga, Crooked I, Ruste Juxx, Skyzoo, Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson and many more. Look out for that around the first half of 2018.

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NY State rapper Tone Chop & producer Frost Gamble will be live in the Sirius XM Radio studio this Monday, October 16th, as guests of DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control Show”.

Once rap battle rivals growing up in Binghamton during hip hop’s Golden Era, the pair developed the kind of bonds that stay strong through the years. Immersed in the culture, the original graff artist and b-boy have seen their stars rise in the past year, first through their “Veteran” EP released in November 2016 and more recently with their album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” which includes guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, rap battler DNA, Canadian upcomer White Rhino and Tragedy Khadafi.

Since inking his deal with Miami label 22 Entertainment, Frost has emerged as one of the fastest emerging producers in the game. His new collaborative EP “Rare Fabric” with Tragedy Khadafi drops October 20th and his solo album ” I Missed My Bus” featuring luminaries such as Conway, Rah Digga, Crooked I, Skyzoo, Ruste Juxx, Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson and many more will release in 2018. Meanwhile he has also been working on new music with Royce da 5’9″.

Expect to hear more about this and Chop delivering savage bars with trademark uncomprimising views on the current state of hip hop by tuning into the show HERE

The duo have received global media coverage for the new album via interviews, features, radio airplay and reviews in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa and Australia. The latest review published is by French online “Les Chroniques de Sagittarius”

READ IT HERE

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Recently, NY state rapper Tone Chop and Frost Gamble jumped on the three-way with Chicago based journalist Sherron Shabazz, editor of online publication “The Real Hip-Hop”.

The interview has just been published in full today, in essence a transcript of their discussion which comes over with the vibe of three regular fellas choppin it up.

The speak about the new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” which was released on September 29th, in particular the writing process which reflects a long standing close bond between the pair, and Chop divulges the very personal nature of tracks such as “Inspiration” and “See You Again”.

The album follows the release of their “Veteran” EP, very solid in its own right, but many have acknowledged the step up in level again of lyrical content and production this time around, and the duo discuss their drive for progression while explaining how they linked with featured artists Kool G Rap and Tragedy Khadafi.

With all three on the line sharing similar experience and knowledge of hip hop through the years, the conversation turns to Jay-Z’s latest album, Tupac’s body of work and contemporary mainstream rap compared with the independent scene past and present.

Finally they describe how their signing with Miami label 22 Entertainment has been both the result of persistence and longevity within the industry, and the catalyst for their significant emergence the past year.

Makes for an excellent read which you can do so HERE

LISTEN TO THE ALBUM STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

In addition to Kool G Rap and Tragedy Khadafi, the album also features Planet Asia, rap battler DNA, Canadian White Rhino, Bigga Haitian and DJ Waxamillion and can be purchased in CD and digital formats from Amazon, iTunes, Bandcamp and Spotify.

Chop & Frost will be in NYC October 16th & 17th meeting press and media, including appearing as guests on DJ Eclipse’s Sirius XM Radio “Rap Is Outta Control”

Additional requests to interview the pair can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR – our contact information details are available HERE

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Earlier this year, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY state producer Frost Gamble, now resident in Winnipeg, released their album “Black Beach” [available on Bandcamp] which included featured artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat X and Boldy James.

In August the pair travelled to NYC to wrap up a new recording project with Tragedy Khadafi – the Rare Fabric EP drops October 20th – and while there they chopped it up with Rapstation’s Tim Einenkel for his “The Library” series of interviews

In what resulted in a very in depth and far reaching interview, the pair discussed their early introductions to hip hop reaching back to the 80’s & 90’s. Frost divulges how the early breakdancing craze was his first step, and introduced him to the music of Whodini and UTFO, and how Rakim and Juice Crew first influenced his decision to pick up the mic, performing cyphers and battling at street corners which is where he first met long time compadre Tone Chop.

He explains the reason for the switch to production, learning from near neighbour DJ Spinna, and the impact “By All Means Necessary” and “It Takes A Nation of Millions” had on his approach, while citing Diamond D as his initial yardstick.

Meanwhile, Zo goes all the way back to first hearing The Rappin’ Duke, Dana Dane, Slick Rick, NWA and Big Daddy Kane, and how hip hop was his escape from the harsh realities around him – poverty, crack sold in elementary school and violence – it was more of an education in his self development.

He recalls watching what would become members of D12 first performing in battles and groups, and the lessons learned on how to progress as an artist from role models such as J Dilla and Proof.

Bringing it to the present, the pair disucss how they first met in 2014, their recording methods and how their track “Honey” was the catalyst for their career defining moment in signing with Miami label 22 Entertainment.

On the theme of “Black Beach”, Zo explains how it was designed as the snapshot of “the black experience” in America today, though there are more expansive themes addressed such as the loss of his grandmother addressed in “Risk vs Reward”. The rapper wears his heart on his sleeve laying out his vulnerabilities, aspirations and anger in equal measure, in effect a cathartic experience that will resonate with most people.

The pair then discuss their future recording plans, including the comparative pressure on artists today to constantly release new music, before the conversation switches to Frost’s work with Tone Chop.

With their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” having released just yesterday, Tim asks about their track “Leave It Alone” from their “Veteran” EP of last year, a dedication to the late Sean Price. The producer gives the background to how the track was put together with Ruste Juxx and Nobi, and also gives the reasons why he held the man in such high regard.

The interview not only serves as a fascinating look behind the scenes at Zo and Frost, but also as a vignette of hip hop history through the eras.

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW IN FULL HERE

ZotheJerk x Frost Gamble “RISK VS REWARD” ft Sadat X

Tone Chop x Frost Gamble LEAVE IT ALONE ft Ruste Juxx & Nobi

Frost returns to NYC mid October, this time with Tone Chop, to promote their new album and will be guests on DJ Eclipse’s Sirius XM “Rap Is Outta Control”, Monday 16th Oct.

All media, press and radio station DJ enquiries regarding Frost Gamble, Tone Chop & ZotheJerk, including requests to interview the pair in NYC, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact details are available HERE

You can connect with the guys on social media via twitter @FrostGamble @TheJerkNation @ToneChop and there are also two joint Facebook Pages – Zo and Frost Tone & Frost They’re cool guys, holla at ’em.

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Binghamton rapper Tone Chop & producer Frost Gamble, now relocated to Winnipeg Canada, release their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” tomorrow, Friday September 29th through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

It’s the follow up to their “Veteran” EP released in November last year at which time the pair spoke with The Word Is Bond Rap Radio Show host Chase March about their careers to date and future plans.

With the new release imminent, they all caught up again earlier this week to discuss the album and the developments over the near past year which have brought them to this point. The “dynamic duo” speak about having featured artists such as Kool G Rap on the album, the poignant story behind the track “Bing Stories”, Chop’s view on current rap addressed in “It’s Hip Hop” and “Beat Knocking” and introducing classic hip hop artists, music and history to their children.

While outlining their future plans together, Frost goes on to speak about his other projects including the release of the album “Black Beach” with Detroit’s ZotheJerk in May, his new collaboration EP with Tragedy Khadafi “Rare Fabric” in October and a new solo project releasing early next year which includes guest artists KXNG Crooked, Rah Digga, Skyzoo, Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson and Ruste Juxx.

The full interview can be heard on Mixcloud, and listen out for Chase spinning a few exclusive first plays from the album

In addition to Kool G Rap, there are also guest appearances by Planet Asia, rap battling phenomenon DNA, Canadian upcomer White Rhino and Tragedy Khadafi

From tomorrow, you will be able to buy the album on digital and CD formats from various online stores including iTunes and Bandcamp

As mentioned during the interview, Chop & Frost will be in NYC October 16th & 17th promoting the album, including appearing as guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Sirius XM Show. Any media & press interested in meeting the pair at that time can send their request to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is available HERE

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New single “In the Streets” by eastcoast rapper / producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble, the third to be released from their album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” out on September 29th through 22 Entertainment following “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap and “Guillotine Chop” ft Planet Asia and White Rhino.

The most viewed English language rap battler DNA gets in on the action here, the Queens and Binghamton veterans trading verses which recall and compare throwdowns past and present, the arenas having moved from street corners to live streams.

Prolific producer Frost Gamble follows the new album with another new release on October 20th, this time his collaborative EP with Tragedy Khadafi “Rare Fabric”. A further new solo project “I Missed My Bus” including guest artists Skyzoo, KXNG Crooked, Ras Kass, Rah Digga, Guilty Simpson and Ruste Juxx and many more is due out in early 2018.

STREAM AND BUY ON BANDCAMP

“Respect Is Earned Not Given” can be pre-ordered in digital and CD formats from the same Bandcamp store as the new single, and also on iTunes

Look out for international media coverage on the album in the weeks ahead and further interview features with the duo who will also be visiting NYC on the 16th & 17th October promoting the release. They will be meeting with various members of the press and appearing on radio stations including DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Sirius XM Show on Monday 16th

Connect with them on Social Media via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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Earlier this week, eastcoast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble jumped on Skype with Breakthru Radio host DJ Wayneski ahead of the release of their album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” releasing on September 29th.

Today, the hour long special on the pair broadcast for the “On The Avenue” show was uploaded online

The music played came from both their “Veteran” EP released last November and the new album either side of an in depth 25 minute interview section where they discussed the new album, their long history together, the general state of hip hop today, Chop’s lyrical approach, Frost’s various production projects and much more.

Fair to say, when it comes to his thoughts, the punchline rapper pulls no punches !! [lol] He’s even got his 8 year old son spittin bars now – his VIDEO on Facebook generating several thousand views already…..

LISTEN BACK TO THE SHOW VIA BREAKTHRU RADIO & ON iTUNES

Featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Tragedy Khadafi, rap battler D.N.A. and Canadian upcomer White Rhino, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” releases through 22 Entertainment, distributed worldwide by The Orchard. Available to pre-order on iTunes and various formats via Bandcamp

First single released was “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap

Chop & Frost will link up again with Wayneski when they return to NYC mid October promoting their album, meeting with press, and appearing on various stations including DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control” Sirius XM show…so look out for part 2!

Meantime, connect with them on social media via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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The new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” by eastcoast rapper / producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble releases on September 29th through 22 Entertainment, the follow up to their critically acclaimed “Veteran” EP from late last year.

Distributed worldwide by The Orchard and featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, White Rhino, Tragedy Khadafi and rap battler D.N.A., it is also available to pre-order in digital and physical CD formats direct from the label’s BANDCAMP

The quality of lyricism and production on display throughout is not lost on the UK’s Black Sheep Magazine who have afforded it a 4 star rating in their review written by London journalist Andrew Kay, which also acknowledges both the traditional and contemporary feel of the release – hip hop for all ages and eras.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

Two singles released to date are “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap and “Guillotine Chop featuring Planet Asia and one of Frost’s development stable, Canadian upcomer White Rhino. Check out the streams

It’s proving a busy time for producer Frost having released “Black Beach” earlier this year with Detroit’s ZotheJerk, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” precedes a new EP “Rare Fabric” with Tragedy Khadafi out on October 20th.

He is also currently working on new music with Royce da 5’9″ and Horseshoe Gang while completing a new solo project “I Missed My Bus” which includes guest artists KXBG Crooked, Ras Kass, Skyzoo, Rah Digga, Ruste Juxx, Guilty Simpson and many more.

Both he and Chop will be in NYC promoting the new album mid October, meeting with press and appearing on various radio stations including DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Sirius XM show.

Connect with them on social media via twitter @ToneChop @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

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