Cali Agent Planet Asia and Mhz front man Copywrite join forces for a rare tour of Europe from 31st January to 10th February 2013 and plan following up with a visit to UK shores

Ohio’s Copywrite has had a huge 2012 in the UK. First of all with the release of his new solo album “God Save The King (Proper English Version)” which was covered by over 40 British publications and featured some heavyweights in the English scene including Akala, Bigz Flygerian, S.A.S., Iron Braydz, Genesis Elijah, Mystro and Melanin 9.

The Ohio Hip Hop Awards “Lyricist of the Year” for 2011 followed up quickly with the long awaited new album from his group Mhz. “Megacy” sees Copywrite, Tage Future and Jakki da Motamouth team up once more with producer RJD2, and includes features and further production contributions from Harry Fraud, Ill Bill, Gangrene, Marco Polo, Stu Bangas, Blu and J Rawls.

Known throughout the hip hop world with a huge reputation built for his countless rap battles and as an emcee with punchlines for days, it will be the first time in around a decade that UK fans will have the opportunity to witness the man in action.

Joining him will see a welcome return for Planet Asia. The Fresno veteran emcee has just announced that he will be releasing a new collaborative album with New York producer Gensu Dean in 2013 for Mello Music Group, having released his latest album Black Belt Theatre in 2012.

He has joined forces on similar projects in recent times with DJ Muggs, Gold Chain Military Crew, G-Force and Madlib

An artist of the highest calibre, he’s been a long time favourite for lovers of that Tru Skool sound throughout the world.

Its sure to be in the “not to be missed” category for all who appreciate the best in hip hop

Booking enquiries are being accepted now from UK club and venue promoters, and should be addressed to UrbanElite PR HERE and headed “Asia & Copywrite Booking Enquiry”

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Been a minute since we made one of these

8Tracks.com is a community where people share some of their favourite tracks in jukebox format, or 8 tracks…..hence the name!

From time to time we upload 8 Tracks for people to check out, ordinarily singles we have serviced to members of the media, djs and blogs in the UK, Europe, Australia, Canada and United States.

We have just uploaded our latest one for the first time in nearly a year:

The tracklist is as follows & are the clean / radio edit versions of the tracks

Kuniva from D12 “Gut Shots 3”
Rah Digga ft Rapsody “And Another One”
Copywrite ft Akala & Sonny Seeza “Starter Hats”
Melanin 9 “Landslide”
Kuniva from D12 “Fast Lane” ft Dolo Soprano
Melanin 9 “Organised Democracy”
Rah Digga “Janice Joplin”
Copywrite ft Royce da 5 9 & Genesis Elijah “Overdose”

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Melanin 9 releases his new album “Magna Carta” from which these tracks are taken on 3rd December and has already generated a huge amount of media interest in this, his debut album. Look out for an album launch date at The Vibe Bar, London on 23rd November. More info and links at www.melanin9.com

Copywrite enjoyed a summer of intense media coverage in 2012 with the release of his solo album “God Save the King (Proper English Version)” from which these tracks are taken, and is set to release his new album “Megacy” as part of his group Megahertz, and is also due to tour the UK and Europe in early 2013. More info at www.copywritesworld.com

Kuniva just launched the new Midwest Marauders 2 Mixtape, full of hip hop bangers as you can hear on the mix. He’s working on a number of new projects for 2013

Rah Digga has just released the 2 new singles which are included in this mix, “And Another One” and “Janice Joplin”. Currently working on a new album due for release in 2013 with plans underway for an accompanying tour in the UK and Europe, look out for further single releases soon. Keep up to date with her, and buy her new singles at www.rahdiggamusic.bandcamp.com

All the artists are on twitter @KunivaD12 @Melanin_9 @Copywrite @TheRealRahDigga

Any djs or media interested in these artists and their releases, contact Urbanelite Promotions HERE

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Latest UK magazine to cover what has been one of the biggest global independent hip hop albums of 2012, Copywrite’s “God Save The King (Proper English Version)”

Regarded by the artist himself as probably his best solo album to date, he’s on top form throughout assisted by a unique gathering of UK and American featured artists, all of whom who have earned the highest respect from the worldwide community

With production from Bronze Nazareth, Jaguar Skills, Kount Fif, Curtiss King, Stu Bangas, Marco Polo and many more, the feature list is like a Who’s Who of real hip hop emcees, all standing shoulder to shoulder to give the album a truly international flavour.

They include Royce da 5 9, Genesis Elijah, Killah Priest, Crooked I, Iron Braydz, Sean Price, Mystro, S.A.S., Inspectah Deck, Bigz Flygerian, Roc Marciano, Evidence, Akala, Sonny Seeza, Torae, Melanin 9, Context, Dru Blu, Casual and more.

The album was released in early August and is available via iTunes.

Wordplay is a quality UK magazine covering UK and international artists, reviews, features, hip hop fashion, graffiti, and breakin. Available free from selected stores around the country on average every 3 months, this month’s edition includes features on Kool G Rap, Necro, Fliptrix, Jam Baxter, GZA and the Copywrite’s, conducted by Lisa Anne Jenkins

Copywrite is due to drop the new Megahertz album “Megacy” in the coming months and look out for an announcement on European and UK dates early in 2013. Keep up to date on that at www.copywritesworld.com

Follow them on twitter @Copywrite @LisaAnneJenkins & @Wordplaymag and check their online version at www.wordplaymagazine.com

Any other press / media / dj enquiries about this release can be sent to UrbanElite Promotions via the contact page at www.urbanelitepr.com

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With his new album “God Save the King (Proper English Version)” having dropped in August, Ohio’s Copywrite took time out recently to speak with Ayara Pommells for Stupid Dope

They discuss the concept behind the album and the differences between the “Proper English Version” and the version released to the US market, the differences and similarities in the US and UK hip hop scenes, and his new Mhz album “Megacy” – also recently covered in this month’s Clash Magazine “Rapture & Verse” column.

He speaks on how he rates artists such as Rhyme Asylum, Lady Sovereign, Radiohead, The Snowgoons, Slick Rick and Joe Budden and his views on female emcees Jean Grae, Kreayshawn, Eternia, MC Lyte, Lauryn Hill & Roxanne Shante

The new Mhz album “Megacy” will be dropping over the next few months and should coincide with a planned tour of Europe & The UK in early 2013.

Read the full interview HERE

Keep up to date with Copywrite at www.copywritesworld.com and you can connect with them all on twitter @Copywrite @iAmaButtafly & @stupidDOPE

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The new album from Ohio’s Copywrite “God Save The King (Proper English Version)” has been released on Man Bites Dog Records.

With stellar production from Marco Polo, Bronze Nazareth, Stu Bangas, Curtiss King, Jaguar Skills & Kount Fif, Megahertz founder member Copywrite is on top form throughout.

There’s been huge international public & media interest in the release over the past few months, not least due to the quality of artists also featured from both sides of the Atlantic. This has seen MC’s the calibre of Akala & Sonny Seeza, S.A.S. & Sean Price, Genesis Elijah & Royce da 5 9, Iron Braydz & Crooked I, Bigz Flygerian & Inspectah Deck, Melanin 9 & Killah Priest and many more stand shoulder to shoulder on various tracks with further contributions from the likes of Evidence, Mystro, Roc Marciano and Torae.

The final official video taken from the album is the Jason Rose produced “Ghost in the Machine” which features London’s Context, currently riding high on the back of winning MTV’s “Brand New Unsigned” artist competition and playlisting on BBC Radio 1

Shot in Columbus Ohio and Hammersmith London, its a fitting finale to celebrate the launch of an exceptional album. Directed by John Hendrickse of Dirty Media London in the UK and Sean Grevencamp in the United States. Directors of Photography were Spaceship “Despa” Robinson (Despa Stay Fresh) in the Uk and Sean Grevencamp in the United States. Copywrite is working on a new Megahertz album and putting together plans to tour Europe in early 2013

You can buy God Save The King (Proper English Version) from iTunes HERE

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Artists on twitter @Copywrite & @Context__ @JasonGracedUs

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Copywrite’s new album God Save The King (Proper English Version) is recognized in the new issue of one of the UK’s leading publications Q Magazine.

Included in Paul McGee’s Hip Hop Round Up for the month, it’s featured along with the new releases by Big K.R.I.T. and Aesop Rock.

The Ohio MC’s album was released on 7th August 2012 on Man Bites Dog Records and is available now on iTunes. Includes production contributions from Bronze Nazareth, Marco Polo, Stu Bangas, Jaguar Skillz, Curtiss King, Kount Fif and Surock.

The MC’s featuring from the USA and UK include S.A.S., Bigz Flygerian, Akala, Genesis Elijah, Iron Braydz, Melanin 9, Mystro, Context, Dru Blu, Royce da 5 9, Evidence, Roc Marciano, Torae, Crooked I, Killah Priest, Casual, Sean Price, Inspectah Deck, Sonny Seeza and many more.

However, as the article suggests, “The guestlist’s impressive throughout, but Copywrite’s characteristic self-assurance never lets you forget it’s his album”

Q Magazine Issue 315 is on sale in all UK stores now.

More information at www.qthemusic.com & www.copywritesworld.com

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Another UK magazine reviews Copywrite’s new album God Save The King (Proper English Version) which is available to buy now from iTunes, released by Man Bites Dog Records

Matt Bayfield is the latest to cast his eye over the album whose title is inspired by the classic Sex Pistols release, and features a “healthy selection of UK emcees as well as a cast of seasoned veterans from the underground US scene”

Check out the full review at Bearded Magazine HERE

Its been one of the stand out independent hip hop releases of 2012, had a huge amount of media coverage in the States and the UK, with a new video for “Ghost in the Machine” featuring London’s Context only days away

Hear a snippet version of the full album

With even more UK coverage in the pipeline, the Ohio based MC is busy preparing his next release, the long awaited “Megacy” album with his group Megahertz

Connect with them on twitter @Copywrite & @BeardedMagazine

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