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Shortly before the release of their new EP “Veteran”, NY State rapper Tone Chop and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble jumped on Skype to speak with London journalist Taytula Burke for long running online publication British Hip Hop.

The feature published today encompasses their discussion relating to the spirit and sound of the new EP in line with how they first met at rap battles during the 90’s, while also establishing their firm committment to hip hop’s evolution for a modern era.

The opener “Dedication” shouts out many of the G.O.A.T.’s including Rakim, Queen Latifah and Pac, an opening salvo declaring their origins and influences followed by biographical accounts in “Back in the Days” and “Better with Time”. However “Step Up” switches focus to the future, in line with the EP’s role as a warm up for a new album next year.

Their reflective and anticipatory approach is represented in the feature which can be read HERE

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Available through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment, the “Veteran” EP can be bought from iTunes

OFFICIAL EP STREAM

Look out for further media coverage on the duo in the coming weeks and the launch of a new bonus cut in a few days’ time.

Connect with Tone Chop & Frost Gamble online

TWITTER @ToneChop @FrostGamble
FACEBOOK Official Joint Page
INSTAGRAM @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble

All media, press and DJ inquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is HERE

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Rapper & producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble release their debut “official” EP on November 18th through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment.

Once rivals in upstate NY’s rap battle scene, the pair joined forces in rhyming and tagging during the 90’s before Frost’s relocation to Canada. While remaining in touch, they pursued solo careers with Chop releasing a numerous mixtapes which included collaborations with Jinx Da Juvy, St Laz and Tom Gist

Meanwhile Frost’s earlier productions saw him work with Sadat-X, J-Ro, Rakim’s son Tahmell and his joint “Honey” with ZotheJerk appeared on Seven 13’s “God Bless Dope Rappers” compilation earlier this year which also featured Royce da 5’9″, Horseshoe Gang, Kid Vishis and Crooked I.

News of the new EP’s release has been featured in Rhyme Junkie Magazine written by Peter Johnstone

READ THE ARTICLE IN FULL HERE

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The first single from the EP was “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to the late Sean Price which features Ruste Juxx and Nobi, available on iTunes.

A further bonus cut “Being A Boss” was released this week and made available as a free download direct from the Soundcloud stream. Check them out

Look out for more media coverage, videos and audio releases in the weeks ahead, and keep up to date with Tone Chop & Frost Gamble on social media :

Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble
Instagram @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble
Or head over to their Facebook Page

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Baltimore rapper M.I. and New Jersey producer DJ Cutt – aka Constant Deviants – released their new album “Omerta” on June 28th this year.

They originally formed in Brooklyn and spent a week back in the area at the time of the release appearing on various radio stations promoting the new record. This time a themed release with metaphorical references to the mafiosa underworld, they adopted the roles of Luciano & Lansky in a series of sonic vignettes employing the traditional art of storytelling while retaining their trademark sound.

The most recent review appears on page 77 in the current issue of French printed publication Jazz News Magazine which is in stores now, and is included with coverage on an eclectic range of artists including Eric Clapton, Mndsgn and Brooklyn’s The Golden Grass. There is more info on the magazine HERE

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The pair head to Bogota, Colombia next Saturday October 1st to perform at Latino Power with Global Platoon. The venue is at Calle 58 # 13-88, Bogota. There is more information at SONGKICK

The album is available worldwide on digital, CD and vinyl formats, distributed by Fatbeats. Digital download is available to buy directly from SIX2SIX Records.

Connect with Constant Deviants on Facebook (Group & Label), on twitter (Group & Label) & check out the “Omerta” album stream

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New York State rapper & producer duo, Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, release their new EP “Veteran” on November 18th through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment.

The collaboration is born of a rap battle rivalry dating back to the 90’s, but the pair have re-united with Frost now relocated to Canada and focused solely on beatmaking. Among his production credits there is work with Sadat-X, J-Ro, Rakim’s son Tahmell, and contributions to this year’s “God Bless Dope Rappers” compilation featuring Royce da 5’9″, Crooked I, Horsehose Gang and many more.

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The first single released is “Leave It Alone”, a dedication to the late Sean Price and featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi. It is now available to buy on iTUNES where the EP can also be pre-ordered

LISTEN TO THE AUDIO STREAM FOR “LEAVE IT ALONE” ON SOUNDCLOUD

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“VETERN EP” TRACKLIST

1 – Dedication
2 – Back in the Days
3 – Other Shit ft Awful P
4 – Better with Time ft DJ Waxamillion & S.One
5 – One Two
6 – Leave it Alone ft Ruste Juxx & Nobi
7 – Step Up

You can read the full press release and story behind Tone Chop, Frost Gamble and the new Veteran EP HERE

Further audio and video releases coming in the weeks and months ahead. All international press, media & radio station DJ enquiries about the EP including requests to interview the duo & for an MP3 of “Leave It Alone” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE

Connect with the pair on twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on instagram @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and at their Official Facebook Page

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Broadcast originally last week on Canada’s CHRW 94.9FM and CFMU 93.3FM, you can now listen back to MC M.I.from Constant Deviants interview with Chase March for The Word is Bond Rap Radio Show…and the sound quality is top drawer !

In the interview, M.I. explains the thinking behind the new album title “Omerta” and the reasons for the theme running throughout. They speak on dumbing down lyrically, and how he experienced this during his time signed to Arista, but how his creative artistic instinct compelled him to return to the independent sector and set up Six2Six Records.

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Given the support the group’s enjoyed for years from radio djs, regularly topping the college radio charts, M.I. speaks openly about his appreciation he’s always had for the DJ and the role they continue to play in giving artists exposure. The discussion sedgeways onto the use of Serrato, and as Six2Six label co:owner with a policy of releasing on vinyl, he outlines the time and financial implications of continuing to do so.

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Now with a new significant move into the world of film making as an actor, writer and producer, he explains more about establishing Six2Six Films and his new film “Six2Six The Movie”. Starring Treach, Syleena Johnson and Chief Rocker Busy Bee, it will be be screened at NYC’s The Hip Hop Film Festival in August.

On learning he is currently filming a new comedy movie “Can’t Live Without My Radio”, Chase takes the discussion onto the wider subject of hip hop films such as “Straight Outta Compton” and the increase in new independent films emerging.

The interview includes some of M.I.’s solo tracks and a selection from previous album “Avant Garde” together with the new release “Omerta”

LISTEN BACK – THE INTERVIEW BEGINS AN HOUR INTO THE SHOW

Catch Constant Deviants performing live this Saturday, June 25th at Castaways Baltimore

They spend all of next week in NYC appearing as guests on a variety of radio shows – details coming shortly.

Keep up to date with their news on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts @Six2SixShift and on their Facebook Page Meanwhile, check out their new single “DeLorean”

All press, media and DJ enquiries regarding Constant Deviants, including requests to interview the group or to receive mp3s or their tracks for airplay can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR – all our contact details are HERE

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