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Last Friday, M.I. and DJ Cutt from Constant Deviants dropped into Brooklyn’s Bodega Cold Kutz studio, the show streaming live every Friday from 5pm – 8pm EST.

DJ Joe Bodega spins the real deal when it comes to hip hop, assisted this week by DJ Toshi, and the show breaks for interview segments.

In this 30 minute interview with Constant Deviants (it begins 45 minutes into the show), hosts Jay Drilla and J2ThaMar cover a lot of interesting territory with the duo. First off they discuss the group’s earliest days, how they came together to form the group and how between 2000 – 2006 the group was on an effective hiatus.

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This was due to M.I. signing a solo deal with Arista at the time, arranged by J Cole’s current manager Mark Pitts, while DJ Cutt engineered several albums for Roc-A-Fella. In this particular interview M.I. and Cutt go into far more detail than perhaps has been previously the case about the realities of life at these labels and the consequences it had for them.

In a similar vein, more specific information is provided regarding the circumstances around a 2006 remix of the Rick Ross track “Yup” which featured N.O.R.E. and M.I., but which was sent around djs incorrectly naming M1 from Dead Prez as the featured artist…just so this is cleared up once and for all !

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Baltimore’s M.I. is then asked for his perspective on the riots in the city which took place in 2015 and he gives an interesting and informative perspective on the realities of what led up to these events and the extent to which it actually affected the city as a whole.

They also discuss a range of other subjects including the new album “Omerta”, the move into film making, the use of sampling and differentials in hip hop production, underground and mainstream hip hop and much more. Definitely worth a watch, check it out on Vimeo

Omerta” is being distributed by Fatbeats worldwide on CD and vinyl formats from July 15th, and the digital version can be bought now direct from Six2Six Records’ BANDCAMP

Look out for more international media coverage on the group and the release in the coming weeks and connect with them on social media :

TWITTER Group @Cnstnt_Dvnts Label @Six2SixShift DJ Cutt @IncredibleCutts

FACEBOOK ConstantDeviantsMusic

INSTAGRAM M.I. @M.I.Six2Six DJ Cutt @TheCuttyProfessor

Hear the full album “Omerta” via the stream

All media, press and radio station enquiries and requests regarding Constant Deviants can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE

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Cincinnati duo Buggs tha Rocka and Donte from the group MOOD – aka Space Invadaz – are currently in NYC promoting their new free album “Contact”.

Yesterday they appeared on Sway in the Morning and Toca Tuesdays, and will be special guests of DJ Bazarro on Beatminerz Radio today from 5pm EST. You can LISTEN LIVE HERE

The album, released through Talib Kweli’s Javotti Media Group, is available to stream and download from AUDIOMACK and DJ BOOTH It includes production by Hop Trax, Hi Tek and Jake One, and features Chuck Inglish, M1 and Talib himself who is also due to appear on the show today.

Check out their most recent video Annunaki Rap

You can keep up to date with them on twitter @SpaceInvadaz

The group plan to release an official album later in the year

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North London Emcee & producer released his Verbal sWARdz EP on 14th April, and has received a phenomenal response from the media and public in the UK, Europe & United States.

Long regarded as one of the country’s finest lyricists, the 10 track EP also features Prince Po, Sean Price, Kyza, Skriblah, Phat Kat, DJ Shortee Blitz and several of his fellow Triple Darkness members. He’s set down an impressive marker of what’s to come over the next year, with several releases in the pipeline whether solo or as part of Triple Darkness and FuFu Gang.

He also enjoys a reputation as one of the finest live performers on the scene, whether headlining shows or on hosting duties for the likes of DJ Premier, Joell Ortiz, Immortal Technique, M1 and many more. For those who have not yet witnessed the man in action, you will have the opportunity to this coming Saturday, 10th May, when he’s live in London’s Itch FM radio station with DJ Sammy Jay between 8pm – 10pm GMT (3pm – 5pm EST).

Hip Hop Heads worldwide can hear a mix of tracks from his EP together with an interview and exclusive freestyle session live & direct at www.itch.fm/live so make sure you’re locked in from 8pm in the UK, 3pm EST, 9pm Central European Time.

The Verbal sWARdz EP is available now at http://braydz.bandcamp.com and you can keep up to date with him on twitter @Braydz and Facebook “HollaAtBraydz

Meanwhile, check out the title track from his EP Verbal sWARdz featuring Cyrus Malachi

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