US online Hip Hop Vibe took time out recently to speak with Cincinnati MC Buggs tha Rocka just ahead of the release of his new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” which became available as a free download from 10th December 2014.

With an overall eclectic taste in music, represented throughout the album, Buggs speaks on the influence the Golden Era of hip hop has had in his approach as an artist and the creative process behind the album, the time it took to evolve “organically” and the representation of his home city’s scene.

He touches upon some of the highlights of his career to date and the yardstick by which he measures success, and discusses his come up over the past 5 years to working with artists such as Talib Kweli before outlining his ideal vision for the future and immediate plans for 2015.


The 19 track album includes production by Illmind, Jake One, Hop Trax, Sal Dali, Beats McGreevey & Kill Will, with guest features from Tanya Morgan, Piakhan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD, Aida Chakra, Phoenix Aphrodite and many more. Download it free from the MyMixtapez App for mobile devices or directly from Buggs’ BANDCAMP


Buggs Tha Rocka – Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet Official Album Stream from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

Over the coming weeks, look out for more international press & media coverage on Buggs tha Rocka, together with a series of further official video launches taken from the album. Currently working on new material pencilled in for release in the first half of 2015, keep connected with Buggs via social media, on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic

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Cincinnati’s Buggs tha Rocka jumped on Skype recently with the good folks over at New Zealand’s online “When Did You Fall In Love With Hip Hop” to talk about his new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” and his development in the hip hop scene which has led him to be afforded the title “Best Hip Hop Artist of 2014” by the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards

They also discussed his live performances with Talib Kweli, whether at the A3C Festival for two years running or at the recent Eternal Reflection reunion show, the results of which are due to working with local pair Donte (MOOD) and Hi Tek from an early stage.

Buggs has of course released two previous mixtapes with Mac Miller’s tour DJ Clockwork, and he was invited to perform with the pair at the recent Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival in Los Angeles which also saw sets by Pharrell Williams, Tyler the Creator, Rick Ross, Earl Sweatshirt, Murs, Action Bronson, Step Brothers, Vince Staples and many more

The publication’s Aleyna Martinez recorded the full interview and it is now streaming on Soundcloud


The album itself includes production by Hop Trax, Sal Dali, !llmind and Jake One, with guest features including Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, Piakhan, MOOD and many more

You can keep up to date with Buggs on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on his Facebook page “BuggsThaRockaMusic“. Look out for several more official videos being launched from the project over the next couple of months together with much more international media coverage of the artist and the release

All press & media inquiries, including requests to interview Buggs tha Rocka or to receive a promotional copy of the album to review, can be sent to UrbanElite PR via our CONTACT SECTION

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