The new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” by eastcoast rapper / producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble releases on September 29th through 22 Entertainment, the follow up to their critically acclaimed “Veteran” EP from late last year.

Distributed worldwide by The Orchard and featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, White Rhino, Tragedy Khadafi and rap battler D.N.A., it is also available to pre-order in digital and physical CD formats direct from the label’s BANDCAMP

The quality of lyricism and production on display throughout is not lost on the UK’s Black Sheep Magazine who have afforded it a 4 star rating in their review written by London journalist Andrew Kay, which also acknowledges both the traditional and contemporary feel of the release – hip hop for all ages and eras.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

Two singles released to date are “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap and “Guillotine Chop featuring Planet Asia and one of Frost’s development stable, Canadian upcomer White Rhino. Check out the streams

It’s proving a busy time for producer Frost having released “Black Beach” earlier this year with Detroit’s ZotheJerk, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” precedes a new EP “Rare Fabric” with Tragedy Khadafi out on October 20th.

He is also currently working on new music with Royce da 5’9″ and Horseshoe Gang while completing a new solo project “I Missed My Bus” which includes guest artists KXBG Crooked, Ras Kass, Skyzoo, Rah Digga, Ruste Juxx, Guilty Simpson and many more.

Both he and Chop will be in NYC promoting the new album mid October, meeting with press and appearing on various radio stations including DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Sirius XM show.

Connect with them on social media via twitter @ToneChop @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

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Long time eastcoast sparring partners Tone Chop and Frost Gamble release their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” through 22 Entertainment on September 29th.

Rapper Chop’s experienced mastery of the mic combines the art of storytelling with fierce lyrical salvos, his trademark delivery unleashed through a series of powerful verses and snappy hooks. Guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Tragedy Khadafi, Canadian upcomer White Rhino and the States’ most viewed online rap battler D.N.A. deliver front and centre with fire in the bars as expected, hard rhymes and sharp wordplay for the hip hop connoisseur.

Regarded as one of the fastest emerging producer names on the scene, Frost Gamble’s beats are infused with soul, r&b, funk, dub and electronica. Mashing up samples, loops, turntablism and original recordings, the spirit’s traditional, the result’s contemporary.

UK online HHK Magazine spoke with the pair as part of their “25 Facts” series which takes a behind the scenes look at the making of the album and offers previously unknown information about the artists.

READ THE EXCLUSIVE FEATURE PUBLISHED TODAY HERE

Frost, now a Canadian citizen but originally from upstate NY, is back in NYC this weekend finishing off a new album with Tragedy Khadafi and meeting with members of the media. He is also near completion of another new solo project which includes features by Ras Kass, Skyzoo, KXNG Crooked, Rah Digga, Ruste Juxx, Guilty Simpson and many more.

Meanwhile, Chop & Frost are preparing to release the second single from the album “Guillotine Chop” ft Planet Asia and White Rhino next Friday, August 11th. The first to be released was “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap.

“Respect Is Earned Not Given” is available to pre-order in both digital & CD formats from Bandcamp It is also being distributed worldwide by The Orchard.

Connect with Chop & Frost on social media via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

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Earlier this week, eastcoast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble jumped on Skype to speak with Rainbow Exotic Music for the latest edition of their podcast.

The pair discussed the earliest days together growing up in NY state which included a period as rap battle rivals, and their earliest influences, citing names such as Diamond D, Lord Finesse, Pete Rock, LL Cool J and The Beatnuts as helping shape their initial approach.

They then speak about the concept behind their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” and Chop provides an insight into the working relationship with featured artists Kool G Rap and DNA. The subject then moves on to the comparisons between the classic style of hip hop with some of today’s contemporary mainstream offshoots, the differentials in marketplaces and focus on lyical content, as Chop declares his wish for “mumble rap” to be re-categorized seperately from the genre!

Chop is then asked to give his thoughts on Jay-Z’s new album “4:44”, and as a fan of Hova he gives an interesting view of his overall body of work since the release of “Reasonable Doubt”. Meanwhile, as the pair discuss the logistics of recording together, Frost explains his move from traditional to contemporary crate digging techniques using the MPC, S900 and Tempest as part of the production process.

LISTEN BACK TO THE INTERVIEW IN FULL – STREAMING OPTIONS HERE

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Music played during the show included Chop & Frost’s single “Leave It Alone” ft Ruste Juxx, a tribute to Sean P taken from their previous “Veteran” EP, and the current single “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap. Listen to the streams on Soundcloud

Out on September 29th through 22 Entertainment, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” also features Planet Asia, Tragedy Khadafi and White Rhino, and is available to pre-order on iTunes and Bandcamp

You can connect with Chop & frost on social media, via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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The latest review of the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble has been published in the UK’s Blacksheep Magazine.

Written by regular contributor Andrew Kay, the article first of all acknowledges the creative nature of the album with both artists given equal billing, in a similar vein to Premo and Royce da 5’9″s PRhyme project.

A track by track summary follows reflecting the contrasts in mood swings reflected in the style of production and subject matter which has at its core a stream of social commentary, a personal perspective on the experience of today’s “Black America“.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

Releasing next week through 22 Entertainment on Friday May 26th, “Black Beach” includes guest feature artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Tone Chop, Sadat X, Young Bleed and Boldy James.

It will be available from all digital stores including Spotify & iTunes, while a special Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and instrumentals will be available exclusively from Bandcamp.

Two singles have already been released, “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat X and “My Negus” ft Guilty Simpson. Hear the audio streams on Soundcloud

Look out for more reviews of “Black Beach” by international media in the weeks ahead, including in the next issue of renowned print publication MOJO Magazine, with further interviews of Zo and Frost appearing shortly.

Meantime, keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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New single “My Negus” released today by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk featuring legendary Random Axe frontman Guilty Simpson.

It’s the second to be taken from his new album “Black Beach” produced entirely by Frost Gamble, a prolific beatmaker originally from NY State but now based in Winnipeg, and follows “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat X.

Out on May 26th, the album also features KXNG Crooked, Boldy James, Young Bleed and Tone Chop. Politically charged, the themes are Zo’s perspective on today’s “Black America”, an MC in receipt of a “Humanitarian of the Year” award for mentoring work in the community. The quality is not lost on internationally renowned print publication MOJO Magazine who will feature “Black Beach” in their June issue.

Available to buy on iTunes

RISK vs REWARD ft Sadat X

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Instagram @ZotheJerk @Frost.Gamble
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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer Frost Gamble who is now based in Winnipeg Canada released their new video “Axe Somebody” last week.

A bonus cut, it follows last month’s official single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat-X taken from their forthcoming album “Black Beach” out on May 26th. On “Axe Somebody”, Frost takes it all the way back on the beat, the renowned booming funky drummer break underpinning Zo’s high octane delivery with Big L sampled on the hook.

They have today made the joint available as a free mp3 download direct from the new audio stream – check the video and stream below.

“AXE SOMEBODY” ON YOUTUBE

DOWNLOAD THE “AXE SOMEBODY” MP3 DIRECT FROM THE STREAM

Zo was also a guest on last week’s Rainbow Exotic Music podcast, a show based in Connecticut with an eclectic set list of hip hop, funk, soul and rock. You can learn more about them via their site HERE

Listen back to the show on the player

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“Black Beach”, which will be featured in the legendary UK publication MOJO Magazine next month, includes guest artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James, Sadat-X, Tone Chop and Young Bleed, and can be pre-order now on Itunes

Zo & Frost are currently conducting interviews with publications in the US, Europe and UK, and you can keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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New music video released today by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble who originally hails from upstate NY.

“Axe Somebody” is a bonus cut and follows last month’s official single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat-X taken from the album “Black Beach” out on May 26th which includes additional guest appearances by KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James, and Young Bleed.

Frost takes it all the way back on the beat, the renowned booming funky break underpinning Zo’s high octane delivery complimented by Big L’s sampled hookline. Drop the needle on it….

The track will be made available as a free download next week. Check in with them on social media on twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble or over on their joint Facebook Page to find out exactly how and where you can get a free mp3.

Meanwhile, a news article about the album has just been published in French Magazine “ABCDR DU SON” and the feature includes the stream of the duo’s single “Risk vs Reward” together with the video interview they conducted for another French online “In The Mood TV”.

CHECK THE NEWS ITEM IN FULL HERE

“Black Beach” releases through 22 Entertainment and is available to pre-order on iTunes

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