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Late last year, Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble dropped by the Trendkill Productions studio to check in with local rap battle league Dragon Battlez.

The new video just published begins with the regular DBZ Hotbox Cypher, Frost Gamble providing the beat for local MC’s White Rhino, Bayle, CJ the Grey and Bangem – and those boys got skillz !

This is followed by an in depth interview with the beatmaker, discussing his relocation from Binghamton in NY state and his history there with rapper Tone Chop, the pair having just released their new EP “Veteran” in November

From the EP is the single “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to the late Sean Price featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi, and Frost explains the concept behind the track and how it was put together before going into more detail about his signing with US label Seven 13 Music & entertainment and the plans for 2017.

Check the cypher and interview on Youtube

The Veteran EP is available from iTunes

As outlined during the interview, Frost is preparing to release a new album “Black Beach” with ZotheJerk in the Spring ahead of other projects later in the year. Keep up to date with him online via twitter, instagram or over on his official website

All press, media and DJ enquiries regarding Frost Gamble and the “Veteran” EP can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is HERE

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Just over two weeks ago, New Jersey’s Tru Trilla, Prince AK and Riq da Kid – aka 050 Boyz – made the short journey over to NYC to be guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM.

With them was long time associate Treach from Naughty by Nature who worked with them at the time of his Garden State Greats movement of 2004. Prince AK has also been working with Treach and KayGee more recently as part of the newly formed Naughty Nation

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The group released their album “Everything 050” in August (AVAILABLE HERE) which includes features from Treach, DoItAll, Lakim Shabazz, Double O, Famiil (Rottin Razkals), Tha Advocate and many others representing Brick City Newark, East Orange and Essex County.

The album’s sole producer Clinton Place is another connection from back in the day when as DJ Jamal #9 he performed with Queen Latifah’s Flavor Unit signing Supreme C with Prince AK.

Lat week, footage shot by The Beeshine emerged of 050 Boyz in a freestyle cypher with Boston’s N.B.S. on the show, and this week the interview segment with the group & Treach hit the internet. Check it out

The group are still conducting interviews with international press publications, and are special guests of DJ Premier on his LFHQ Show on Sirius XM on Friday 25th September. They will also be guests on the Bodega Cold Kutz show shortly, re-arranged from last week when the show had to be cancelled unfortunately due to technical difficulties

Currently planning a series of shows in the months ahead, having just performed at Newark’s “24 Hours of Peace” headlined by Rakim, DJ Marley Marl, DAS EFX and Smif n Wessun, connect with them on FACEBOOK, or on twitter @050_Boyz (@PrinceAK_050 @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050) and check out their single “DNA” which has been getting a huge amount of airtime in the past couple of months

All press, media, radio and dj enquiries about 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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French DJ J Hart has built close ties with NYC and the UK over the years, and broadcasts his Big Bang Show on Break London Radio every Friday at 3pm EST / 8pm GMT (www.breaklondon.org)

His guests on his show broadcast on 4th September 2015 were New Jersey MCs Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla & Prince AK – collectively known as 050 Boyz

The show opened with some quality turntablism by J Hart, as he cut and blended the group’s tracks DNA (ft Ib the Druid, Fam & Treach), Hot Damn, current single Concrete Combat (ft Dunn D, Big Stomp, Double O & Fly Kwa) and Pay Them No Mind (ft Do It All & Tha Advocate)

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The interview started by the group explaining the concept behind the album “Everything 050” (available HERE) and the group’s name, and the importance of representing their home territory of Brick City Newark, Illtown, East Orange & Essex County.

The album features many established and upcoming artists from the wider Garden State scene, and is produced entirely by another local, Clinton Place

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They then moved on to discuss performing at festivals in Brooklyn & Newark, signing a new management deal and the effect that has for independent artists such as themselves, before the interview turned to the highly publicised situation regarding their live dj, DJ Nugget (aka Marcus Jeter).

He was the subject of a huge ABC News Investigators story which resulted in two police officers being indicted for falsifying evidence and one for assault.

While for legal reasons the group could only provide a limited comment about the incident, the interview did move to the more general ongoing issues of police brutality and killings of those within the balck community which gave rse to the emergence of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

The interview then concluded with the trio outlining their future plans for videos and tours of the USA and Europe, and then answered the show’s regular final question “What Is Your definition of Hip Hop?”

STREAM OF THE INTERVIEW

Follow J Hart on twitter @IAmJHart and the group @050_Boyz. Individually they’re @PrinceAK_050 @RiqdaKid_050 & EgoFree2_050. You can also reach them on FACEBOOK

050 Boyz will be guests of the Bodega Cold Kutz Show on Gid Radio (www.gidradio.com) tomorrow, September 11th from 5pm EST, then guests of DJ Premier on his Sirius XM LFHQ MIxshow on friday September 25th

All press, media, radio & DJ enquiries about 050 Boyz can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details are HERE

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On 30th August, Riq da Kid, Tru Trilla and Prince Ak – aka 050 Boyz – took the trip over to NYC with Treach from Naughty by Nature to appear as guests on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Show on Sirius XM.

Other guests on the show were Boston’s N.B.S., and after the main interview sections, Eclipse got a cypher going with the members of the two groups. The Beeshine were on hand to film it, and the resulting video went live online today

CHECK IT OUT !

Further details about the regular Sunday night show are available at www.rapisouttacontrol.com

The Newark / Illtown / East Orange trio launched their new single “Concrete Combat” yesterady, taken from the album “Everything 050” released on 4th August (available HERE)

Entirely produced by Clinton Place, it features Treach, DoItAll, Lakim Shabazz, Tha Advocate, Famiil and many others from the Garden State scene, including on the single Dunn D, Big Stomp, Double O & Fly Kwa.

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Catch the guys live in Brooklyn’s GID Radio studio this Friday, September 11th, as guests of the Bodega Cold Kutz Show. It broadcasts between 5pm – 8pm EST, and streams live online HERE

They will then be making the trip to Sirius XM again on Friday 25th September to appear as guests on DJ Premier’s LFHQ Show.

Connect with 050 Boyz on FACEBOOK and on twitter [GROUP @050_Boyz INDIVIDUALLY @EgoFree2_050 @RiqDaKid_050 @PrinceAK_050]

Look out for further international press coverage on the group shortly. All media & DJ enquiries & requests can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, contact details HERE

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This is the new August 2011 hiphop mix we have uploaded to 8tracks.com

It consists of various artists from the US and UK we have promoted recently and over the past couple of years. This covers Bay Area / San Diego to Chicago, Detroit, over to New York via Jamaica Queens and Brooklyn & London

We have uploaded a monthly mix since April primarily to showcase the talent that exists in these and other territories, much of it independent or underground, but always top quality.

The full tracklisting for the August mix is as follows:

Iomos Marad “Dont Play Dat”
Deeprooted “Break of Dawn”
Verbal Kent “Dinner Party” produced by iLLmind
Copywrite ft Sam Khan “Stop Remix”
Copywrite ft Jay Notes, Loudmouth Melvin,Skillit “PYT Rmx”
Vast Aire ft Kenyattah & Context MC “Cannon of Samus Rmx”
Souls of Mischief “For Real Y’All”
Vast Aire ft Guilty Simpson & Haze “The Verdict Remix”

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Link to 8Track mix HERE

http://8tracks.com/mixes/366013/player_v3

THE LOCK IN BLOG

We have just launched a new blog on Tumblr, “The Lock In”

As a company, Urbanelite Promotions have several online platforms on Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, Soundcloud, various blogs etc to help promote our international client base

We decided to launch a less formal platform on tumblr to highlight anything that entertained or interested us. This could be news, videos, tracks, sport, music industry “advice”, anything of any nature that we just felt like posting.

This will also be a platform for artists & labels, most likely involved in hiphop, rap, r&b, soul or any other form of “urban” music who we may not be directly involved with, but we like, to have their videos or tracks uploaded. Any artists interested in having their material or details of events added should check the site first, all the contact details are there.

As a taster, we have uploaded some examples, including a rare interview with Souls of Mischief & Sarah Love & “tour stories” from their time in the UK supporting the release of the album Montezuma’s Revenge, when we took D12 to meet Tim Westwood & news of their tour last year & dates in the Uk this year, and some other videos of Stateside & UK artists such as Copywrite, Vast Aire, Supar Novar, Depprooted & we’ll be adding more soon. We also uploaded a couple examples of our 8Tracks mixes featuring international hiphop artists we’ve been in touch with over the years.

Here are a couple examples (the full tracklistings are on the new blog)

Mix 1 incl Phi Life Cypher, Genesis Elijah, Epsilon Project & Classified

http://8tracks.com/mixes/301217/player_v3

Mix 2 incl MC Life, Sway, Skinnyman, Vast Aire, 6th Sense, Saigon, Eternia, Scram Jones

http://8tracks.com/mixes/343905/player_v3

Every week or so we’ll then summarize the latest content in our various other online platforms. Only submissions to the contact quoted at the tumblr page will be considered. General mp3 blast companies need not apply….!

Otherwise, drop by & if you want added, drop us a line

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