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US journalist Samuel Odunsi Jr, ex contributor to Dead End Hip Hop among others, has returned from a short hiatus last year to launch his own new online platform which focuses on new music and movie releases.

Among his initial new content is a new review of the album “Everything 050” released in August lat year by New Jersey hip hop trio 050 Boyz. This was the group’s debut official album although individually Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK have released various solo projects and continue to do so.

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Produced entirely by Clinton Place, the Brick City trio were joined by many guest feature artists including Treach (Naughty by Nature), DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Lakim Shabazz, Tha Advocate, IB the Druid, Fam (Rottin Razkals) and many more.

READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

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The group enjoyed extensive international media coverage last year and appeared on the Bodega Cold Cutz Show, DJ Eclipse’s Halftime Show and Rap Is Outta Control Show, and DJ Premier’s Live from HQ Show on Sirius XM. Taken from the album, their single “DNA” received heavy airplay time from international stations. Check it out

The album itself is available to buy direct from their label 050 Entertainment HERE

Connect with the guys on twitter @050_Boyz (or individually @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 @PrinceAK_050) and also the publication @KULTUREPRONE

All media and DJ enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be send to us at UrbanElite PR, all contact information is HERE

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Brick City’s 050 Boyz are renowned for their energetic live performances, witnessed this year at various summer festivals and most recently at Brooklyn’s Black Bear Bar earlier this month.

The trio of Riq da Kid, Prince AK and Tru Trilla released their debut group album “Everything 050” in August, and received worldwide media coverage reflecting their dope lyricism over Clinton Place’s bangin beats. The album also featured long time associates Treach (Naughty by Nature), DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Lakim Shabazz, and many others from the Garden State scene.

They appeared on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control show, performing an acclaimed freestyle cypher with Boston’s N.B.S. before returning to Sirius Xm in September as guests of DJ Premier. Their album is available HERE

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You will have the opportunity to see them performing live on Sunday 20th December at Newark’s Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, NJ 07102 as part of the Battle of the Cities event which will have streetballers from Newark, Los Angeles, NYC and Boston reppin their territory.

050 Boyz are appearing on the main bill headlined by Rick Ross, Rich Homie Quan and Migos. A massive show leading you nicely into the holidays, not to be missed. Tickets are $25 in advance, available online from TICKETMASTER, or at The Prudential Center’s Box Office, or by phone 1 800 745 3000

This is the lively kinda business you can expect to see from 050 Boyz, check their video for the single “Hot Damn”

050 Boyz – Hot Damn (Official Music Video – produced by Clinton Place) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

Connect with the group on FACEBOOK, or on twitter @050_Boyz. Individually they’re @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 & @PrinceAK_050

Any media & press enquiries about 050 Boyz (as opposed to the event generally) can be sent to us at Urban Elite PR. Contact details are HERE

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New Jersey’s 050 Boyz are renowned for their energetic high octane live stage shows, and will be performing at the Black Bear Bar in Brooklyn on Monday 2nd November as part of a quality line up arranged by The Writters Block Concert Series.

Should be a big night for fans of real hip hop in the area, with additional dj sets courtesy of Toshi, Joe Bodega, Sky and more artists on the bill ready to rip the mic.

Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK will be joined by DJ Nugget to bring the noise just as they did through the summer at events such as the Lincoln Park and 24 Hours of Peace Festivals, and this official video of their track “Hot Damn” represents the kind of vibe people can expect to see on the night

050 Boyz – Hot Damn (Official Music Video – produced by Clinton Place) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

The group released their much acclaimed debut album “Everything 050” (available HERE) in August and appeared as guests on various radio shows including The Bodega Cold Kutz Show, the LFHQ show with DJ Premier and the Rap Is Outta Control show with DJ Eclipse where they performed this freestyle cypher with Boston’s N.B.S.

Well worth gettin down to the Black Bear Bar if you get the chance. Address is 70 N 6th Street, Brooklyn NYC. Doors open 8pm and admission is $12 all night

You can connect with 050 Boyz on FACEBOOK and also via twitter @050_Boyz (@EgoFree2_050 @RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050)

All media, press, dj and booking enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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West coast online magazine Streets Connect sat down with New Jersey hiphop group 050 Boyz recently in the wake of the release of their album “Everything 050” and their subsequent appearances on the Rap is Outta Control Show with DJ Eclipse and LFHQ Show with DJ Premier.

In what is a wide ranging interview, the trio of Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK discuss many aspects regarding their careers. They address their history with Treach from Naughty by Nature and DoItAll from Lords of the Underground, their involvement with the Garden State Greats movement and how this proactive representation of New Jersey remains a core principle today.

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They then speak about the recording process of the album and how their sound, which has roots in the Golden era of the 90’s, is enjoying something of a revival and developing a new generation of fans.

Their thoughts on how the traditional hip hop culture is represented today are addressed before moving on to subjects such as their renowned live performances, the current scene in New Jersey and their future plans for their label 050 Entertainment.

READ THE WHOLE IN DEPTH FEATURE HERE

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The album is available to hear & buy direct from the label HERE

Produced by Clinton Place, it includes features by Treach, DoItAll, Double O, Tha Advocate, Lakim Shabazz, Fam (Rottin Razkals) and many more from New Jersey’s scene

Several singles & videos were released over the summer receiving widespread international DJ support, including “DNA” featuring Treach, IB the Druid & Fam, and “Pay Them No Mind” featuring DoItAll & Tha Advocate. Some real bangin beats and gritty lyricism for the hip hop connoisseur. Check em out.

Connect with 050 Boyz on FACEBOOK and twitter @050_Boyz (Individually @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 @PrinceAK_050)

Any booking enquiries for 050 Boyz can be sent directly to the group via their social media, or to ourselves at UrbanElite PR together with any further media, press or DJ requests. Contact details HERE

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New Jersey’s Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince AK – aka the 050 Boyz – connected with Marissa Savino from Writters Block Concerts recently to discuss their debut album “Everything 050” which released on 4th August and is available to buy direct HERE

The trio who have links with Brick City Newark, Illtown, East Orange and the wider Essex Country area also discussed their history and how the group formed, their connections with Treach of Naughty by Nature and DoItAll of Lords of the Underground, and their future plans including scheduled solo and group releases.

READ THE WHOLE FEATURE HERE

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In addition to preparing new releases, the group are also at the early stages of arranging dates throughout the east coast and beyond. Their high octane energetic live performances are legendary as witnessed at several festivals over the summer.

TO BOOK 050 BOYZ

Anyone looking to book the group for a show can contact them direct via their OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE, or via twitter @050_Boyz (@RiqDaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050)

Alternatively you can drop us a line (contact details linked below) and we’ll pass the message on for you

They have released a number of singles and videos over the summer, including “DNA” featuring Treach, IB the Druid & Fam, “Pay The Bail” featuring DoItAll & Tha Advocate, “Hot Damn” and most recently this week a lil loosie bonus cut “Hip Hop Back (Jerzee3 Mix)”

VIDEO “HOT DAMN”

050 Boyz – Hot Damn (Official Music Video – produced by Clinton Place) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

AUDIO “HIP HOP BACK (JERZEE3 MIX)”

All media, press, radio station DJ or booking enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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New Jersey’s 050 Boyz released their debut album “Everything 050” in August and were guests of DJ Premier recently on his LFHQ show on Sirius XM.

This was the second visit to the station for the group who had appeared previously on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control show where they performed this freestyle together with Boston’s N.B.S.

The Newark trio have just released this brand new bonus cut “Hip Hop Back (Jerzee3 Mix)”, refixed with some additional flavas courtesy of Aretha Franklin, Chuck D & The Blind Boys of Alabama. Check out the stream

The album “Everything 050” produced by Clinton Place and featuring Treach, DoItAll, Fam, Tha Advocate, Lakim Shabazz and many others from the Garden State scene is available to buy from http://050ent.bandcamp.com

You can connect with 050 Boyz on Social Media, whether via their FACEBOOK PAGE or on twitter @050_Boyz (@RiqdaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050 @EgoFree2_050)

All press & media enquiries regarding 050 Boyz, including DJ requests to interview the group or for full quality mp3’s of Hip Hop Back, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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New Jersey’s 050 Boyz released their album “Everything 050” in August

Produced by Clinton Place, it features various artists from the Garden State scene including Naughty by Nature’s Treach, Fam from Rottin Razkals, DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Lakim Shabazz, Double O, IB the Druid, Tha Advocate and many more.

In the summer edition of the renowned UK publication Blues & Soul, the album is afforded a 5 star review. The summer edition was in stores worldwide mid summer, and is still available to buy by mail order from any part of the world via www.bluesandsoul.com

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Last Friday, the Brick City / Illtown trio were guests of DJ Premier on his LFHQ Show on Sirius XM, the second time the group visited the station in the space of a month, having been guests of DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control where accompanied by Treach, they gave this interview

Look out for some more press coverage on 050 Boyz coming shortly together with the release of a brand new joint next week. Meantime connect with them on social media via FACEBOOK or on twitter @050_Boyz (@EgoFree2_050 @PrinceAK_050 @RiqDaKid_050)

BUY THE 050 BOYZ ALBUM “EVERYTHING 050” HERE

All media, press and dj enquiries regarding 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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