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During their recent visit to NYC to promote the new album “Omerta”, M.I. and DJ Cutt of Constant Deviants caught up with Rapstation’s Tim Einenkel in Brooklyn to talk through a number of subjects

They discuss the concept behind the album, and the metaphorical role playing element adopted via the personas of Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky. They delve deep into the specific thought process involved and differentiate between a perceived “mafiosa rap” approach to one which juxtaposes circumstances of four people with identical heritages.

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The discussion moves to the duo’s writing and recording process, comparing when they formed in Brooklyn to the current dynamic of operating from Baltimore and New Jersey. Appropriately at this point they talk more about their back catalogue and explain why they still give priority to producing an album as a cohesive body of work.

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DJ Cutt then speaks more on his overall approach to production, how he determines the feel for a record and the various musical genres he sources for samples. Giving his thoughts on the diversion hip hop and rap has taken over the years, he suggests his own style is born of “tunnel vision”

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Meanwhile M.I. explains why very few artists have had any longlasting influence on him, instead outlining his alternative sources of inspiration, and speaks on the broader issue of differing approaches to “the art of rhyme” through each generation.

Ending with their thoughts on the best scene from “Goodfellas”, the interview can be listened to in full via the AUDIO STREAM

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The album is available to buy as a digital download from Six2Six Records BANDCAMP while CD and vinyl formats are being distributed worldwide by Fatbeats from July 15th.

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

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Another chance to listen back to Constant Deviants on last week’s East NY Radio show.

First broadcast live on Thursday June 30th, M.I. and DJ Cutt came through to Brooklyn to chop it up with PF Cuttin and co hosts Millz Murda and DJ Anthony Mace. They discuss their new album “Omerta” which dropped June 28th and their policy of releasing on vinyl through their own Six2Six Records label, DJ Cutt gives an insight as to the production process and then M.I. delivers a killer freestyle.

The stream has just been uploaded to the show’s Soundcloud, check it out

Baltimore’s M.I. and New Jersey’s DJ Cutt had spent all of last week in NYC appearing as guests on various radio stations, and you will get the chance to check out more audio streams and videos of these shows in the next couple of days

The album will be distributed worldwide through Fatbeats on vinyl and CD formats from July 15th, and it can be bought as a digital download now from the label’s BANDCAMP

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The group have various online platforms, so keep up to date with them at the following :

OFFICIAL WEBSITE FACEBOOK PAGE TWITTER

SIX2SIX ON TWITTER DJ CUTT ON TWITTER M.I. ON INSTAGRAM

Look out for further press coverage about the release in the coming weeks, and meanwhile, check out the “Omerta” album stream

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

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Last week M.I. and DJ Cutt from Constant Deviants were in New York for a busy schedule of radio interviews promoting their new album “Omerta” which released on Tuesday June 28th through Six2Six Records.

It is being distributed worldwide on vinyl and CD formats from July 15th through Fatbeats, and is available to buy now as a digital download direct from the label’s BANDCAMP

On Wednesday June 29th, having been in Brooklyn to guest on DJ Bazarro’s Beatminerz Radio show, they then travelled through to New Jersey to drop in on DJ C Reality, Greystoke, Mateo and Dave Rock at Flip The Script Radio.

The show broadcasts live every Wednesday from 8pm – 11pm EST, and the stream uploaded to their Mixcloud – check it out

More audio streams and videos of their various guests appearances are being uploaded to the internet and we’ll highlight them all here. They include freestyles by M.I., in depth interviews about the group’s history, thoughts on all things hip hop and the whole background to the concept of the new album.

There ares also rare discussions with DJ Cutt about his production techniques, so well worth checking it out.

Keep up to date with them on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts, @Six2SixShift & @IncredibleCutts and over on their Facebook Page

Check out their most recent single from the album “DeLorean”

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

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As north London rapper & producer Iron Braydz prepares to release his “Verbal sWARdz” EP on 14th April, he took time out to speak with two British magazines recently.

The London Word is a general lifestyle publication focused on the people of London, representing all aspects of the experience of living in the city. They run a series called “My London” and in the latest edition Iron Braydz speaks on his favourite area of London, most vivid memory of the city and ideal day & nights out, what aspects he feels makes London unique, the Londoner who has impressed him the most, his greatest inspiration in life and much more

Read the full article HERE

Wordplay Magazine is a well known publication representing various aspects of hip hop culture, and recently reviewed the new EP. As part of their ongoing “10 Questions” series, they spoke with Braydz about lyrics by other artists which have stood out, 3 joints he wish he’d been involved with, 3 MCs he’d want to work with and his most played album

Read it all HERE

Largely self produced, the new EP includes features by several of his fellow Triple Darkness members, Kyze, Skriblah, Prince Po, Sean Price and Phat Kat, and will be the first of a series of releases in the next year for one of the most respected hip hop lyricists in the UK today. Also look out for him appearing in a new film “Night Bus” later in the year shot by award winning director Simon Baker, responsible for Channel 4’s Paralympic series.

Check his joint “Millennium” featuring Prince Po

Keep up to date with him on twitter @Braydz and look out for a lot more international coverage coming on this release in the next few weeks

Any further press & media inquiries about this release, whether requests for promotional copies of the EP to review, or requests to interview Iron Braydz can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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American online music publication Soundcrave Magazine cover album reviews, interviews, news and tour reviews and information.

They sat down recently with west coast MC Matt Maddox on the eve of the release of his new album Righteous Fury to discuss the follow up to his debut Asylum Artistry, his history of working with European artists and those of the caliber of Tragedy Khadafi, King Magnetic, The Snowgoons, C LAnce of Jedi Mind Tricks, Skammadix & Vanderslice on the current project, his tour with Reef the Lost Cauze and Adlib and his thoughts on “commercial rap” in relation to the traditional elements of hip hop.

Read the whole feature HERE

He also launched the official audio stream of the album today, premiered by The Rap Up. Check the tracklisting and the stream on Soundcloud :

1. No Country For Old Men produced by Engineer
2. Interlude produced by Sultan Mir
3. Sick & Tired cuts by TMB produced by Sultan Mir
4. BARbarians ft Godilla, UG & Born Unique produced by Hellzwind
5. Work ft Mina Fedora produced by Skammadix
6. El Mariachi produced by Nemesis
7. The Get Back ft King Magnetic produced by Skammadix
8. Comedy Pt 1 produced by Skammadix
9. Murder Weapons ft Swann Cuts by TMB produced by C Lance
10. Spider Man ft Adlib & Reef The Lost Cauze produced by Vanderslice
11. Mjolnir ft Burke the Jurke Cuts by TMB produced by C Lance
12. King Killer produced by Sicknature
13. Olympus Has Fallen Cuts by TMB produced by Hellzwind
14. Upon A Pale Horse ft Edd Bundy Cuts by TMB produced by Edd Bundy
15. Comedy Pt 2 produced by Skammadix
16. A Time To Kill Cuts by TMB produced by Hellzwind
17. Street Art ft Tragedy Khadafi Cuts by TMB produced by Skammadix
18. Reality’s a Bitch produced by Skammadix
19. Show Must Go On produced by Nemesis

Righteous Fury is available in digital and physical CD format from a wide selection of online stores around the world, including iTunes, Amazon, CD Universe, UGHH.com, Barnes & Noble, and many more. Just do a simple internet search and you’ll find your preferred store in the United States, Canada, UK, Europe, Japan and Australia.

Still on tour with Reef the Lost Cauze and Adlib, and about to hit Chicago and Wisconsin, keep in touch with Matt on twitter @MattMaddox82 and connect with the magazine at @SoundCraveMag

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In the week of the release of his new album Righteous Fury, two more online British publications, I Am Hip Hop Magazine and AH 25/8 Entertainment took time out to speak with west coast rapper Matt Maddox to discuss the release, the recording process, his international tours and working with artists from the States, UK and Europe

Read the full features at

I AM HIPHOP MAGAZINE HERE

AH 25/8 ENT HERE

Matt is currently on tour with Battleaxe Warrior Adlib and Reef the Lost Cauze, and they just launched a new joint produced by Vanderslice “Spider Man”

You can catch them at the following venues

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

The album released on Red Phone Records / Seven 13 Music on Tuesday 25th February and is available in digital mp3 and physical CD format from a wide range of online stores in the United States, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia and Japan.

The international iTunes link is HERE

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

As is inevitable these days, we’re aware that some free download torrents have appeared on the internet. While piracy is a sad fact of life these days we would take this opportunity to warn the public that our I.T. consultants checked those which have appeared to date. They found that the mp3 files had been corrupted and that the links also contained malicious software, or Malware viruses, so please consider carefully before downloading from such sources. Only files available from official stores are of full quality and free of any “bugs”

Anyone who would like to know their most local retail outlet can drop a line to the labels via twitter at @RedPhoneRecords and @Seven13Music and they’ll be happy to provide you with the information. You can also keep up to date with Matt on twitter over at @MattMaddox82

You will see much more international media coverage about this release in the coming weeks, and any members of the press who would still like to receive a promotional copy of the album to review, or request an interview with Matt Maddox can email UrbanElite PR HERE

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It’s been a couple of years since his last official release, but one of the UK’s most respected hip hop lyricists Iron Braydz has been putting in the work and is back with a vengeance.

2013 saw the north London MC join old sparring partners Melanin 9, Cyrus Malachi and Phoenix da Icefire as the most recent addition to the Triple Darkness crew while remaining a regular feature on the city’s live circuit. It was also a year which saw him on set appearing in a new upcoming Simon Baker film and spend many hours in the lab recording a series of releases for the year ahead.

The first of these is his new Verbal sWARdz EP which releases on 14th April. Mainly self produced, the 10 tracks include features by Sean Price, Kyza, Skriblah, Triple Darkness and on this new Daniel Taylor produced joint Millennium, there’s a welcome appearance by Organized Konfusion’s Prince Po.

You can connect with Iron Braydz on twitter @Braydz and also Prince Po over at @PrincePo

International media will be serviced with the EP very shortly. Any press or magazines who wish a promotional copy to review, or to arrange an interview with Braydz should send their request to UrbanElite PR HERE

Similarly any dj’s not already serviced with this track looking for the full quality clean radio edit mp3 of Millennium…and given the feedback we’ve had, this one’s gettin rinsed!….again just get in touch and we’ll get it through for you

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