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Long Beach rapper (currently resident in Kansas) Matt Maddox sat down with American online publication Face 2 Face Magazine recently to discuss his early days, starting out in Long Beach and then moving to Hawaii and the reasons behind that where he speaks openly about a number of family issues

As an artist who first picked up the pen at only 10 years old, he discusses the influences west coast and east coast hip hop artists have had on him, whether Dre, Snoop & NWA, or Nas and Wu Tang, and how a fusion of styles has led to him developing what he describes as a mix of “hardcore street rap & underground”

He discusses the transition of the politically focused content of his first album Asylum Artistry to a more personal perspective in the current release “Righteous Fury” and his desire to “empower people – not just be another number”

Interesting insight to the man, and you can read the interview HERE

He released the aforementioned “Righteous Fury” through Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music on 25th February, and it is available from a wide selection of international online stores in both digital and physical CD formats

It boasts production from Skammadix, Nemesis, Sultan Mir, Engineer, C Lance, Sicknature & Vanderslice, turntablism throughout by fellow Red Phone labelmate DJ TMB, and features Tragedy Khadafi, Adlib, Reef the Lost Cauze, King Magnetic, Burke the Jurke and many more, including British Emcee Edd Bundy.

Check out the full audio stream for it

Currently working on new projects and planning various tours including a visit to Europe due in the autumn, look out for him launching his new video for “Work” any day now. Keep up to date with his progress on twitter @MattMaddox82

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Latest in The Beeshine’s “What Inspires” series, they speak with Long Beach rapper, now based in Kansas, Matt Maddox about what inspired him in hip hop & life. Others such as Pete Rock, King Syze, Small Professor & Lord Finesse have recently been featured in this series.

Shot in New Jersey while touring with Reef the Lost Cauze & Adlib, he released his new album “Righteous Fury” in February, available worldwide in digital and CD formats through Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music

The album also features Tragedy Khadafi, Burke the Jurke, King Magnetic and many more with production by Skammadix, Nemesis, Sicknature (The Snowgoons), Vanderslice, C Lance (Jedi Mind Tricks), Sultan Mir, and Engineer. Cuts are provided throughout by Red Phone labelmate DJ TMB

You can read the whole feature at the site HERE

Watch the interview on The Beeshine’s Youtube Channel

Matt Maddox has just finished filming a new video for the track “Work” produced by Skammadix and featuring Mina Fedora, so you’ll be seeing that online very shortly.

Keep up to date with Matt on twitter @MattMaddox82 and the guys over at @TheBeeShine

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Multi genre online music magazine God Is In The TV caught up with Kansas based MC Matt Maddox ahead of the release of his sophomore album “Righteous Fury” which releases on Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music on 25th February.

Although now based in the MidWest, he started out in Long Beach California as part of the international crew Guerilla War Tactix, and in this interview with the magazine’s Taytula Burke, he speaks on being raised on the best of the Golden Era, and how he looks to represent a contemporary form of that today. He also speaks on his time living in Hawaii, the representations of hip hop from west coast to east coast to the UK and Europe, and how the different scenes have developed, Macklemore’s win at the Grammys and of course discusses the new album

Read what he had to say HERE

With an announcement on a tour of Canada & America’s west coast imminent, he is preparing his first run of dates with Reef The Lost Cauze and Adlib at the following venues :

Feb 20th- Allentown, PA Pitchers Lounge
Feb 21st- Quakertown, PA The Eagle
Feb 22nd- Staten Island, NY The Full Cup
Feb 23rd- Atlantic City, NJ Gran Fromage
Feb 28th- Spartanburg, SC Mirrors Gentlemens Club
March 1st- Ashville, NC Haywood Lounge
March 2nd- Norfolk, VA The Iguana
March 5th- Chicago, IL Sub T lounge
March 6th- Madison, WI
March 7th- Milwaukee, WI The Stone Fly
March 9th- Appleton, WI Capital Centre

There has been a lot of international media interest in the release, the results of which you will see shortly, but the album itself can be pre-ordered in CD format and on iTunes

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CD pre order HERE

International iTunes pre-order HERE

Check out his video for “No Country For Old Men” – a tribute to artists past & present drawing from the traditional elements of hip hop

You can connect with Matt on twitter @MattMaddox82 and the magazine @GodIsInTheTv with Taytula over at @Taykeova

Any members of the press wishing to receive promotional copies of the album for review, or requests to interview Matt Maddox or to review any of the shows can contact UrbanElite PR HERE

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