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In the week of it’s release, British online multi genre music publication PopCulturez are the latest to review the new “Verbal sWARdz” EP by north London Emcee & producer Iron Braydz

The newest member of Triple Darkness has produced a mightily strong 10 track taster of things to come later in the year, with his own highly evolved wordplay & lyricism complimented by the contributions from Prince Po, Sean Price, Kyza, Skriblah, Phat Kat and several of his fellow TD members. Kiss FM’s DJ Shortee Blitz brings some quality turntablism on board in the track Dobermans

The review includes the summary “this release immediately has the sound of a Wu-Tang Clan affiliate project, and not just because of the samples used in the ‘Intro.’ Where many of today’s MCs are shifting their styles to suit commercial crowds, with dubstep, grime, or even dance-floor orientated club tracks providing the backing, Iron Braydz keeps things gully with a solid rap style that will please purists.

Read it in full HERE

Verbal sWARdz is available to the public now at http://braydz.bandcamp.com

You can hear the full audio stream of the EP on Soundcloud

Also check out the new video “Rambo” featuring Kyza and Skriblah, released earlier this week and shot in east London by Global Faction

Connect with Iron Braydz on social media, on twitter @Braydz and on Facebook “HollaAtBraydz

Look out for further international media coverage on this release over the next couple of weeks. Any press inquiries or dj requests for full quality radio edits of the singles “Firey Red ft Sean Price”, “Rambo ft Kyza & Skriblah”, “Millennium ft Prince Po” and “Dredd” 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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SoulonFire-DataTransmission

British online magazine DataTransmission is well known for its coverage of all type of dance music, from techno, house, dubstep and all other genres in between, reporting from all around the UK and hotspots such as Ibiza, Aiya Napa and various other European resorts & cities.

They also like their rap and hip hop music, and have just reviewed the new album Soul on Fire by rapper ethemadassassin, currently based in Los Angeles but most associated with his native North Carolina where he started out performing in the 90’s.

One half of Veteran Assassins, this is E’s third solo album which released on 17th September, and Janine Francois cast an eye over his most recent offering

ethemadassasin, lives up to regal standards as set by his previous releases such as, ‘Proverbs’ and ‘ Tomorrow Never Comes’ both dealing with the chaotic lifestyle lived by this Golden Era emcee” is how the review opens which notes his lyrcism, wit, humour, sarcasm and “hard cold truths” in what is an audio biopic of his life from his early days to the “latest scene in the movie of his life today”.

The album has received much credit for its open & honest approach, owning up to past mistakes, acknowledging struggles and successes, and also having a healthy dose of retrospective flava for those who remember or are fans of the sights, sounds and fashions of the 90’s.

The review summarizes “ethemadassasin does himself justice and for hardcore fans you will not be disappointed, as he lyrically delivers the goods. For those new to this ageless rapper, it is recommended you reference previous works to gain some context on ‘Soul on Fire.’ The album does just that, bares his soul for us to hear.

Read the full analysis HERE

The album is available to buy on iTunes now HERE

From the album, check out the single “80’s & 90’s” produced by Edinburgh’s Sci Fi Stu and the video for Can’t Get Enough

Follow E on twitter @ethemadassassin and the magazine @d8atransmission You can also reach Janine on twitter @GrrlsClub

Any djs who require the full quality clean edit mp3s of any tracks from this album, or media & press with further inquiries about the release should contact UrbanElite PR HERE

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London’s K-Mag, once under the guise of Knowledge, has long covered various genres from hip hop to soul, dubstep to dance, r&b to rap.

The magazine’s Aaron Jackson took time out recently to speak with Melanin 9 ahead of the release of his album “Magna Carta” out on the 3rd December

They discuss his earliest memory of hip hop culture from both the United States and Britain, the inspiration behind the new album and the writing process, his work with Triple Darkness and the development since releasing High Fidelity, 144,000 and Orion’s Stencil

Read the full interview HERE

Look out for many more magazine features and reviews, new track launches and special filmed footage in the weeks and months ahead, including interviews and performances with The Hip Hop Chronicle, SBTV and Blatantly Blunt among others

The official album launch event will take place at The Vibe Bar in London on Friday 23td November, full line up to be announced shortly. CD versions of the album are available via pre-order and will be delivered by 25th November as a mark of appreciation by Melanin 9 for his loyal fanbase in the UK and overseas. Anyone wishing to order the CD should visit his site HERE

Any media enquiries about this release should be addressed to UrbanElite Promotions via the official website URBANELITEPR CONTACT

On twitter, connect with the artists & magazine via @Melanin_9 and @Kmag_Colin

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K-Mag (Knowledge) is one of the UK’s leading magazines covering various styles from drum & bass, dubstep, hip hop & more.

Aaron Jackson spoke with Ohio’s Copywrite recently ahead of the release of his new album God Save The King (Proper English Version) which is now likely to drop in July 2012 via Man Bites Dog Records

They speak on the scene in Ohio and Copy’s early days, UK hip hop, the process of putting the new album together with the various featured artists from the UK and United States and the current state of hip hop culture. Also covered is his current work on the new Megahertz album which will feature production from RJD2

Check out the full interview HERE

Keep tabs on the official release date of God Save The King (Proper English Version)…tba very soon…either here or via www.copywritesworld.com & via his twitter @Copywrite

Also check out K-Mag on twitter @Kmag_Colin

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In November 2011, DJ Muggs came to Europe on tour in support of his new album “Bass For your Face”

He visited London to perform at Brixton Jamm, and we arranged for some affiliated press to coincide with the visit.

For those familiar with DJ Muggs and his involvement with Soul Assassins and Cypress Hill, it was a surprise to some that he appeared to have a musical departure into the world of dubstep, a sound which first emerged from Croydon in South London.

Dubstep has transferred across the Atlantic recently, with more clubs & events particularly in Canada and the United States’ west coast jumpin on the sound.

In the interview with Han O’Connor for MTV UK’s online MTV Wrap Up, Muggs explains that this isnt necessarily a major departure for him personally. Quoting the early influence of German electronic techno legends Kraftwerk, and working with Goldie and Grooverider on previous jungle / drum & bass collaborations, he explains the heavy 808 kicks were standard back seat furniture in LA cars, so the heavier, deeper the sound, the better the impact!

He touches upon his days with Cypress Hill and his work within various genres, obviously keen to look at how they can develop hybrid sounds and move in new directions.

He recorded the track Snap Ur Neck Back with London’s Dizzee Rascal, and it was premiered on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show during Muggs’ short stay.

Read the whole interview HERE

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London’s DJ, producer & artist DJ Enme is the latest UK talent to go international.

While running his own Sumting New / Blitz organizations on the home front, he is signed with California’s La Dubstep Nostra imprint, making him labelmates with the legendary Cypress Hill & Soul Assassins producer DJ Muggs.

Currently working on a new dubstep album planned for global release in 2012, he also draws on his background in hip hop, rap & grime, best represented here in the single “Hustler”

Originally released in October 2011 with remixes from El-B (dubstep), Nterpol (breakbeat) & a special re-work from Los Angeles’ 6Blocc, this special 2012 refix sees London heavyweights Dot Rotten and Ether L Banks joined on the mic by one of the biggest movers in the UK Asian underground scene, MC Shizzio.

Soundcloud http://soundcloud.com/urbanelitepr/dj-enme-hustler-2012-refix-ft

Artists on twitter @DJEnme @Shizzio @Ether_L_Banks @itsDotRotten

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