Written by Matty Oliver, the monthly Rapture & Verse column which appears in the UK’s Monolith Cocktail is a round up summary of all the news, single releases, album releases and fortcoming events from both sides of the Atlantic.
In the column just published there is news of the line up announced so far for this year’s Boom Bap Festival taking place in Suffolk 29th – 31st July. Among the many performers will be R A the Rugged Man, A-F-R-O, Task Force, Blade and a special one off show by the reformed for the day Phi Life Cypher.
There’s news on releases by Bumpy Knuckles, Ras Kass, Crooked I & Statik Selectah, Elzhi, Anderson Paak, Jazz T & Cappo and many others, including the new album “Anti-Trap Music” by Horseshoe Gang who “have probably got a good chunk of hip-hop pessimists back onside. The four brothers, posse-thick and patiently waiting to fire saliva, pick off multiple styles except for you-know-what..”
The column’s always a good read, check it out HERE
You can catch Horseshoe Gang performing live with KXNG Crooked at Los Globos, 3040 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles on Friday February 26th. They’ll be joined by Smart Asses, Black Kinideez, Omega Nova and Bullet. Show starts 8.30pm PST, tickets available HERE
The CD version of the album, which includes production by Grammy Award winners Pitchshifters, Tabu (Kendrick Lamar & Aftermath) and KXNG Crooked, can be pre-ordered from Seven 13 Music & Ent HERE
In this video, Julius from the group spits some spontaneous bars out on the street on the concept behind the album title.
All worldwide media, press and radio dj inquiries regarding Horseshoe Gang can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE