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Last week, Demetrius, Kenny and Julius from Horseshoe Gang dropped by the Inglewood studios of Homegrown Radio as guests of the HGR Live Show.

During the Long Beach group’s most in depth interview ever, they discussed a huge range of issues relating to the group directly and the wider world of hip hop and politics.

The interview began with the concept behind their album title “Anti-Trap Music” released earlier in April and their massive level of output over the years, including their Mixtape Monthly series which lasted a full year.

They explain this work ethic has its roots in a musical family background, and also explain their mother’s role in their education, the brothers never having attended public school and having often experienced homelessness.

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They discuss last year’s rap battle with Funk Volume, provide an insight to their upcoming new album “4 Brothers”, and address the wider subject of why they haven’t stepped into the rap battle arena or pursued solo projects.

A debate follows as to how rappers are rated, what defines a lyricist given the multitude of styles, and how aware a younger generation will be of anything not currently the staple diet of mainstream radio or clubland.

The conversation turns political, addressing recent high profile cases of police brutality and how the options available at the US elections might help, if at all.

With the interview drawing to a close, the studio addresses the recent VH1 Hip Hop Honors for Female Rappers before the group reveal they will appear as judges on a new tv talent show “One Shot” due to be shown on B.E.T. from August 23rd.

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The group will be releasing a new video for “Shoe-icide Squad” – described as their version of NWA’s “Fuck the Police” – in the next few days. Connect with them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

All media, press and radio station enquiries and requests regarding Horseshoe Gang can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE

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West coast hip hop crew Horseshoe Gang sat down with the UK’s The Music Spot Magazine recently to chop it up about a variety of issues

They spoke about their early days, how they formed and the role their elder brothers Mad Man and KXNG Crooked played in their development before discussing the dynamics of operating as a group in preference to releasing solo projects.

The group then went on to talk about their new album Anti-Trap Music and the concept behind it, their plans to release a new comic book series, gave a snapshot tourist guide to Long Beach, explained the internal Jason v Freddy “dispute” and then sent a message to US presidential candidate (is that STILL a feasible description, really???!) Donald Trump.

READ THE FEATURE IN FULL HERE

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Last week, the group released their third single taken from the album “Shoe-icide Squad”. That, and previous singles “Poverty Slogans” and “Crooked I Robot” can be bought now from iTunes where Anti-Trap Music is available on pre-order.

Look out for much more international media coverage on Horseshoe Gang and their new album in the weeks ahead, and keep up to date with them on TWITTER and FACEBOOK

All media, press and radio station dj enquiries regarding Horseshoe Gang and “Anti-Trap Music” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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East coast online publication The 9 Elements have been running their “Whole 9” series of interviews over the past couple of years, and most recently sat down with Julius, Kenny, Demetrius and Dice from Long Beach crew Horseshoe Gang.

With their fourth official album “Anti-Trap Music” due to release on April 29th, the group discussed a variety of subjects. They spoke about their well documented rap battle with Funk Volume last year and leading on from this, gave their thoughts on the current beef between Joey Bada$$ and Troy Ave.

They go deeper into the motivation behind the new album title while the discussion then moved to address their views about rappers who have talked about selling or apparently endorsing drugs in their rhymes. The interview is wrapped as the group outline the benefits of operating as an indie in today’s hip hop world and have their say on the US Presidential Election race

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

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The CD version of the album including autographed copies and added merchandise is available to pre-order direct from the label Seven 13 Music & Entertainment HERE It will also be available to pre-order on iTunes very shortly, while a new single will be released soon – watch this space!

The group are currently recording new material, conducting interviews with the world’s media and are at the early stages of planning some tour dates. Keep up to date with them on TWITTER and FACEBOOK and check em out spittin some killer freestyle bars on Sway in the Morning

All press, media and radio station dj inquiries regarding Horseshoe Gang and the album “Anti-Trap Music” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details are HERE

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