For the benefit of anyone who temporarily left the planet in the last 24 hours, NY State rapper & producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble released their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” yesterday through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

Whether your preferred format is physical CD, digital mp3 or streaming, it’s all covered from a wide range of stores including Amazon, iTunes & Spotify

Given the pair started out in the late 90’s, it’s unsurprising that their style draws from the core principles of that era while not being stuck in it – a focus on meaningful rhymes and flow skills, battle bars mixed with the art of storytelling. The polished production fuses classic and contemporary sounds with a sprinkling of turntablism which in itself is an almost forgotten artform.

It’s inaccurate to apply labels such as old or new school to the genre generally as that depends on context and perspective. For Millenials who have been largely force fed a diet of bland, superficial, commercialised mediocrity passing itself off as culturally progressive – backed by a mainstream media who’ll literally say & write everything and anything to stay ‘on message’ and retain a writing gig – then Chop & Frost’s style IS new school to that generation.

The same generation were the catalyst in the resurgence of 90’s culture in recent years as college kids picked up on the classics for the first time in specialist clubs, where of course it all began in the first place.

To progress and evolve for the better rather than just for the sake of change, history has to be understood – evolution with core guiding principles brings longevity, without them a slow death follows. As such, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” plays an essential educational role for today, acknowledged by the three most recent reviews :

READ THE REVIEW BY “TRIPLE OT” HERE

READ THE REVIEW BY “RHYME JUNKIE” HERE

READ THE REVIEW BY “DOPE CAUSE WE SAID” HERE

INCLUDING GUEST FEATURED ARTISTS KOOL G RAP, PLANET ASIA, BIGGA HAITIAN, DNA, WHITE RHINO, DJ WAXAMILLION & TRAGEDY KHADAFI, LISTEN TO THE ALBUM STREAM ON BANDCAMP

Chop & Tone will be in NYC mid October promoting the album and meeting with press, including a guest appearance on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control” Sirius XM show October 16th

Connect with them on social media – they’ve very sociable! – via Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble & over on their joint FB Page

All media, press & radio station enquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, including requests to interview the pair in NYC on Monday Oct 16 and Tuesday Oct 17, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information details are available HERE

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Eastcoast rapper / producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble release their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” in exactly one week’s time, on Friday September 29th

The follow up to their critically acclaimed “Veteran” EP of last year includes guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Canadian upcomer White Rhino, Tragedy Khadafi and rap battling phenomenon DNA.

US online “Dope Cause We Said” have published a preview of the release which you can read HERE

Releasing through Miami label 22 Entertainment who have signed London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan for his new album “S.C.U.M.” ft Westside Gunn & Hus Kingpin, and whose back catalogue includes Royce da 5’9″, Bumpy Knuckles, Fashawn, DJ Premier, KXNG Crooked, J-Kwon and Joe Budden, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” will be available on CD and digital formats from most online stores including Amazon, iTunes and Bandcamp.

The pair will be appearing as guests live in the studio with DJ Eclipse on the Rap Is Outta Control Show [Sirius XM Hip Hop Nation] Monday October 16th as they hit NYC for a couple days promoting the new album. They have enjoyed worldwide radio support for the singles released to date, check out the streams :

“Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap

“Guillotine Chop” ft Planet Asia & White Rhino

“In the Streets” ft DNA

On October 20th, Frost will release his collaborative EP with Tragedy Khadafi “Rare Fabric” and is near completion of his new solo album “I Missed My Bus” featuring Ruste Juxx, Skyzoo, Guilty Simpson, Rah Digga, KXNG Crooked, Ras Kass and many more, due for release in early 2018.

Look out for international media coverage of the new album in the coming weeks with more news, reviews and interviews imminent, and keep up to date with the pair on social media via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their Joint Facebook Page

All international media & press enquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble including requests to interview the pair in person during their visit to NYC and radio station DJ’s looking for full quality mp3s of their singles for airplay, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact details are HERE

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