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Blues & Soul is one of the UK’s longest running publications specializing in r&b, hip hop, blues, soul – the full spectrum of “urban” music

They publish a physical magazine regularly, but also have their online version, and have in the past few days done their quarterly update of hip hop releases where they have featured 3 of artists we have been promoting.

Check out the coverage :

Iron Braydz – “Verbal sWARdz” EP releases on 14th April 2014

Read the review at HERE

Audio stream of the Verbal sWARdz EP

Follow Iron Braydz on twitter @Braydz

Matt Maddox “Righteous Fury” album out now in digital & CD formats on Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music

Read the review HERE

Audio stream of the Righteous Fury album

Follow Matt Maddox on twitter @MattMaddox82

Apex Zero – “Reality Provoking Liberation” album out now in digital & CD formats

Read the review HERE

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You can hear the whole album at his Bandcamp HERE

Follow Apex Zero on twitter @ApexZero00

Three releases for fans of the real, authentic sound of hip hop – quality lyricism & beats with input from both sides of the Atlantic via guest producers and featured artists. These include Sean Price, Prince Po, Hasan Salaam, Triple Darkness, Phat Kat, Sicknature of The Snowgoons, Tragedy Khadafi, C Lance of Jedi Mind Tricks, Kyza, Skriblah, DJ Shortee Blitz, King Magnetic, Adlib, Reef the Lost Cauze, Skammadix, Nemesis, Vanderslice and many more

Any media & press inquiries about these releases can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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West coast Emcee Matt Maddox, now based in America’s Mid West, released his sophomore album “Righteous Fury” on 25th February, and took time out recently to speak with British online publication Flavour Magazine.

Contributor Delphina Scott spoke with him about the new album and the recording process in the studio, his thoughts on artists’ growth and development, his views on the recent debate on whether “Hip Hop is degrading society” and the clear definition between the specific genre and others, self sufficiency in the human condition, the public’s backing of buying artist releases and what factors within hip hop he would change today.

Read the whole feature HERE

Look out for Matt hitting Europe in the early autumn at various clubs and festivals. The album which includes features from Tragedy Khadafi, King Magnetic, Adlib, Burke the Jurke and Reef the Lost Cauze, and production by Sicknature of The Snowgoons, Vanderslice, C Lance of Jedi Mind Tricks, Nemesis, Skammadix, Sultan Mir, Engineer and the UK’s Edd Bundy is available from international online stores in digital and CD format.

These include iTunes, Amazon, UGHH.com, CD Universe, Barnes & Noble, HMV and many more

Released through the partnership of Red Phone Records & Seven 13 Music, here is his track “Street Art” featuring Tragedy Khadafi

Keep up to date with Matt on twitter @MattMaddox82, the magazine @Flavourmag and Delphina over at @RawBlueCheese

All further media inquiries, including requests for the album to review, requests to interview Matt Maddox or DJ requests for full quality radio edit mp3s of any of the tracks can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Chase March, contributor to the renowned international hip hop online platform The Word is Bond, broadcasts a weekly Rap Radio Hour, and spoke recently to MidWest rapper Matt Maddox about his new album Righteous Fury which released on 25th February

There’s been extensive international media coverage over the past couple of months for the ex Guerilla War Tactix member’s sophomore album, his first in 4 years following the release of Asylum Artistry. He has taken his time putting the latest release together which he describes as his “most personal to date”, and called in the production skills of Skammadix, Nemesis, Sultan Mir, Jedi Mind Tricks’ C Lance, Vanderslice, Engineer, The Snowgoons’ Sicknature and the UK’s Edd Bundy. Throughout the album there is turntablism of the highest caliber courtesy of his Red Phone labelmate DJ TMB.

In addition to his own trademark raucous delivery, the album also benefits from contributions by Tragedy Khadafi, King Magnetic, Reef the Lost Cauze, Adlib, Burke the Jurke and many more

Broadcast originally on Sunday 16th March, the audio stream of the interview was uploaded to The Word of Bond which you can hear HERE

The album is available in digital and CD formats from a variety of international online stores, released through Red Phone Records & Seven 13 Music

The international iTunes link is HERE

Among many other stores, the CD version can be ordered from UGHH.com HERE

One of the most commonly mentioned tracks has been “No Country For Old men”, a tribute to the legends in hip hop and for the traditional values of hip hop itself. Check out the video

Keep up to date with Matt and his labels on twitter @MattMaddox82 @RedPhoneRecords & @Seven13Music and check by the guys over at @TheWordIsBond

All media & press inquiries regarding the Righteous Fury album and Matt Maddox can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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British online multi genre music magazine Subba Cultcha took time out recently to speak with American rapper Matt Maddox who released his new album “Righteous Fury” on 25th February

The ex Guerilla War Tactix member, originally out of Long Beach California but now living in Kansas spoke on the recording process and transition from his debut album “Asylum Artistry”, the writing process and lyrical content, his influences and the publication also asked him about the specific motivation behind the tracks Work, Sick & Tired and No Country for Old Men.

The feature, written by Ben Bradford, opens with a snapshot review summarizing “It’s a 19 track album but boy does it whiz by. Admittedly at first it took me a few listens to realise the power and the cleverness of this album. But he manages to sound angry, hurt, sad, confused, clever, and insightful and often all at the same time.” and can be read in full HERE

The album is available through Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music internationally in digital and physical CD formats, from a wide range of online stores such as iTunes, Amazon, UGHH.com, CD Universe, Barnes & Noble and many more.

Check out the full official album stream. It includes production by Skammadix, C Lance, Sicknature, Sultan Mir, Nemesis, Vanderslice and also features Tragedy Khadafi, King Magnetic, Reef the Lost Cauze, Burke the Jurke, Adlib and turntablism by fellow Red Phone labelmate DJ TMB

Keep up to date with Matt on twitter @MattMaddox82, his labels @RedPhoneRecords & @Seven13Music and connect with the magazine over at @SubbaCultchaCom

Any further media inquiries regarding the release, or requests to interview Matt Maddox, or dj requests for full quality clean radio edits of the tracks launched to date can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Ex Guerilla War Tactix member Matt Maddox, originally out of Long Beach California but now based in Kansas, released his sophomore album Righteous Fury on 25th February through Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music.

The follow up to Asylum Artistry was a long time in the making and described by Maddox as his most personal to date. It also boasts features from Tragedy Khadafi, Adlib, Burke the Jurke, Reef the Lost Cauze and King Magnetic, with quality production courtesy of The Snowgoons’ Sicknature, C Lance of Jedi Mind Tricks, Nemesis, Skammadix, Vanderslice, Hellzwind, Engineer, Sultan Mir and the UK’s Edd Bundy. There is also turntablism throughout courtesy of fellow Red Phone labelmate DJ TMB.

The release has received an extensive level of coverage from publications around the world, the latest review published by Hip Hop Dependency in the United States

A full endorsement of the lyricism, rhymes & beats on display opens with “From the instant you hear the first cut. you are both engaged and threatened by what you hear….He has thrown ‘today’s hip hop’ on it’s head and as a listener you can not remove the headphones” as the review goes into the finer points behind the key elements of the release, before summarizing “Each thump of the snare and each phrase uttered is a constant reminder of what hip hop should be in this day and age. Righteous Fury is an album that serves a matter of retribution for anyone who has devalued what hip hop is today.

Read the article in full HERE

Over the past few months, many have cited his track “No Country For Old Men” as a commentary on the representation of hip hop today, a point of view with which they can relate. Check the video out :

The album is available in digital mp3 and physical CD formats from any number of online stores internationally, including iTunes, Amazon, UGHH.com, CD Universe, Best Buy, Barnes & Noble and many more. Search online and take your pick

He also launched the official album stream of Righteous Fury on Soundcloud in the past few days, check it out with the tracklisting quoted on the CD’s back cover

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Keep up to date with Matt Maddox on twitter @MattMaddox82 and his labels @RedPhoneRecords & @Seven13Music and you can also reach Hip Hop Dependency at @ThatHipHopGuy

There will still be more media coverage coming for this release in the next few weeks. Any other members of the press who would like a promotional copy of the album to review or to interview Matt Maddox, or any Djs requiring the full quality clean radio edits of the singles released, can contact UrbanElite PR HERE

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For anyone outside of the UK unaware, SBTV have developed in the past few years from a website uploading freestyles from new upcoming artists in London to the biggest youth broadcaster in the country, with a mix of exclusive videos, interviews, & news covering independent homegrown artists to Major international established names.

Developed by young entrepreneur Jamal Edwards, the site has grown in its range of reporting to now include reviews, and they are the latest to endorse the new album Righteous Fury by west coast rapper Matt Maddox.

Released on 25th February through Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music, it has already enjoyed a wide range of international media coverage reflecting the quality of lyricism on display from the emcee himself, assisted on mic duties by Tragedy Khadafi, King Magnetic, Reef the Lost Cauze, Adlib, Burke the Jurke and many more, including the UK’s Edd Bundy.

Fellow Red Phone labelmate DJ TMB supplies the turntablism throughout with quality production from Skammadix, Sicknature of The Snowgoons, C Lance of Jedi Mind Tricks, Vanderslice, Nemesis, Engineer, Sultan Mir and Hellzwind

Read what SBTV’s Fiona Guest had to say HERE

The album is readily available from a wide selection of online stores worldwide, both in digital and physical CD formats. These include iTunes, Amazon, UGHH.com, CD Universe, Barnes & Noble and many more. If you have any specific inquiries for each country drop a line to the labels on twitter @RedPhoneRecords and @Seven13Music and they will be able to supply you with details of your most local store

Look out for more international media coverage coming in the weeks ahead, keep up to date with Matt Maddox on twitter @MattMaddox82 & SBTV at @sbtvonline and meantime check out the official album stream on Soundcloud

Any further media or press inquiries regarding this release can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Sagittarius HH are a hip hop site based in France, and the latest to endorse the new album “Righteous Fury” by Matt Maddox which released worldwide on 25th February on Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music

Their rating system put it on a par with the current Prince Po & Oh No “Animal Serum” release, and you can read the whole review HERE

There has already been a wide spread of international media coverage on the album, reviews & interviews in publications coast to coast in the USA, UK a Europe. The official album stream was also launched today, and premiered on The Rap Up :

Full tracklist as printed on the CD’s back cover

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Currently on tour with Reef the Lost Cauze & Adlib, you can catch him at shows in Norfolk VA, Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee shortly – follow him on twitter @MattMaddox82 to keep up to date with news of the tour and release, and check in with the website on twitter @SagittariusHH

All media & press inquiries regarding the album can be sent by email to UrbanElite PR HERE

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