Recently, NY state rapper Tone Chop and Frost Gamble jumped on the three-way with Chicago based journalist Sherron Shabazz, editor of online publication “The Real Hip-Hop”.

The interview has just been published in full today, in essence a transcript of their discussion which comes over with the vibe of three regular fellas choppin it up.

The speak about the new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” which was released on September 29th, in particular the writing process which reflects a long standing close bond between the pair, and Chop divulges the very personal nature of tracks such as “Inspiration” and “See You Again”.

The album follows the release of their “Veteran” EP, very solid in its own right, but many have acknowledged the step up in level again of lyrical content and production this time around, and the duo discuss their drive for progression while explaining how they linked with featured artists Kool G Rap and Tragedy Khadafi.

With all three on the line sharing similar experience and knowledge of hip hop through the years, the conversation turns to Jay-Z’s latest album, Tupac’s body of work and contemporary mainstream rap compared with the independent scene past and present.

Finally they describe how their signing with Miami label 22 Entertainment has been both the result of persistence and longevity within the industry, and the catalyst for their significant emergence the past year.

Makes for an excellent read which you can do so HERE

LISTEN TO THE ALBUM STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

In addition to Kool G Rap and Tragedy Khadafi, the album also features Planet Asia, rap battler DNA, Canadian White Rhino, Bigga Haitian and DJ Waxamillion and can be purchased in CD and digital formats from Amazon, iTunes, Bandcamp and Spotify.

Chop & Frost will be in NYC October 16th & 17th meeting press and media, including appearing as guests on DJ Eclipse’s Sirius XM Radio “Rap Is Outta Control”

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Connect with Chop & Frost on social media – they’ll hit you back for sure – on twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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New single by Da Flyy Hooligan, “Distress Signals” produced by Agor features Long Island’s Hus Kingpin and is the second to be taken from the album “S.C.U.M.” releasing October 27th through 22 Entertainment whose back catalogue includes Royce da 5’9″, Fashawn, KXNG Crooked and Joe Budden.

Long established at the forefront of the UK’s burgeoning rap scene, DFH also spent time in NYC as part of J-Ronin’s “All Elements” clic and worked with US artists Sav Killz, Prince Po, Dead Prez, Hasan Salaam, D.V Alias Khryst and the late Sean P. The first single from the album “Savile Row” featured current Stateside luminary Westside Gunn, and speaking about the new release the north west London rapper commented :

“Hus Kingpin has always been a supporter of what I do. When he reached out and said ‘Let’s get one in for the history books‘ Agor and I knew Distress Signals was the perfect art piece for this wonderful collaboration.”

“Distress Signals” was premiered today by Nah Right

Available to buy on iTunes and Bandcamp

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All media & press enquiries regarding the new album, including DJ requests for full quality dirty & clean mp3s of the single “Distress Signals”, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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The latest review of the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and eastcoast producer Frost Gamble has just been published in French online magazine “Sagi Hip Hop”.

Featuring KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat X, Boldy James, Young Bleed and Tone Chop, the album released on May 26th through 22 Entertainment and is available to buy in digital format from a variety of stores including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Bandcamp where there is an exclusive Deluxe edition on offer including bonus cuts and free instrumentals.

The review by Sagi which also includes the Spotify stream can be read HERE

From the album, the first single released was “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat X. Check it out on Soundcloud

Frost has recorded a new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” with his old NY state sparring partner Tone Chop.

Releasing on September 29th, it includes guest featured artists Planet Asia, rap battling internet sensation DNA, Kool G Rap, Tragedy Khadafi and Canadian upcomer White Rhino. The first single from the album, “Walk the Walk” featuring Kool G Rap will release on June 30th.

The album is the follow up to the pair’s critically acclaimed “Veteran” EP released in November last year from which was taken the single “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to the late Sean P featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi….give it a spin

You can connect with the artists mentioned on social media :

Twitter @FrostGamble @TheJerkNation @ToneChop
Instagram @Frost.Gamble @ZotheJerk @ToneChop
Facebook Zo & Frost Tone & Frost

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer Frost Gamble, now relocated to Winnipeg, released their joint album “Black Beach” on May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

Having already received international press coverage from publications in the US, Europe, UK and Australia, the latest review of the album comes courtesy of Alex Shutti for British online Gigsoup which you can read HERE

Including features by KXNG Crooked, Sadat X, Guilty Simpson and Boldy James, “Black Beach” is available to buy in digital format from various stores including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Bandcamp

You can hear the full album stream on Soundcloud

Frost has entered what is probably one of his most creative and consistent periods of his professional career. He will be releasing a new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” with his old NY State sparring partner Tone Chop on September 29th.

The follow up to their critically acclaimed EP “Veteran” late last year, the new album includes guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Tragedy Khadafi, Planet Asia and rap battling internet sensation DNA. Look out for the first single “Walk the Walk” releasing on June 30th.

In addition, he has also just announced that he will begin recording a new album with Tragedy Khadafi in the next few weeks while continuing to work on another new solo project which will feature Skyzoo, Ras Kass and many of those who appear on “Black” Beach” and “Respect Is Earned Not Given”.

It’s not difficult to see how his reputation as one of the fastest emerging producers in hip hop has developed in the poast year and is sure to continue into 2018.

You can connect with the artists on social media, via twitter @FrostGamble & @TheJerkNation, on Instagram @Frost.Gamble & @ZotheJerk and over on their joint Facebook Page

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US online The ReUp Spot has just published a new interview feature with Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble ahead of the release of their album “Blach Beach” on May 26th.

The article takes a wider in-depth view of Detroit’s historic music scene and how it became a breeding ground for some exceptional artists in the worlds of jazz, blues, rock, Motown, techno and of course hip hop. It digs deeper into the influence the city’s industrial background and mindset had on artists and their unique approach and identity within various musical forms.

Zo discusses the legacies provided by past and present local artists, from J-Dilla to Danny Brown, while addressing the suggestion that Detroit’s success still relies ultimately on being signed by labels in NYC or LA.

Both Frost and Zo have relocated from their original hometowns on several occasions and they talk about how this helped broaden their horizons, and the rapper explains how the general theme of the album reflecting the current experience for “Black America” crosses State boundaries.

The article concludes with the pair discussing the recording process, the inclusion of featured artists such as Guilty Simpson, KXNG Crooked, Sadat-X and Boldy James….and they also reveal their preference between “Good Times” & “Rappers Delight” !!

READ THE FEATURE IN FULL HERE

In the past month, ZotheJerk and Frost Gamble have released the official single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat-X and a brand new video for the bonus cut “Axe Somebody”.

The album “Black Beach”, which will be reviewed by the UK’s globally renowned MOJO Magazine next month, is available to pre-order on iTunes

Keep up to date with the artists on twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble release their new album “Black Beach” through 22 Entertainment on May 26th. Currently available to pre-order on iTunes

Part recorded at Mr Porter’s original studio in Detroit, the themes are politically charged as a perspective on the “black experience” of today’s America. Guest featured artists include KXNG Crooked (aka Crooked I), Boldy James, Sadat-X, Guilty Simpson and Young Bleed.

An early review has just been published by US online Vann Digital, acknowledging the serious issues addressed while recognizing the diversity and evolution of styles contained within the release. The influences are evident, drawing from the earliest days of Motown to the grittier side of contemporary rap while underpinned by Frost’s trademark productions via a trusty AKAI.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

The first single released was “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat-X. Check out the stream

The duo are currently conducting interviews with international press and media, and will be releasing a new video for a bonus cut “Axe Somebody” this Friday, April 7th

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

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Last week, Detroit rapper ZotheJerk jumped on Skype to speak with Australian online magazine Tone MVMT ahead of the release of his new album “Black Beach” on May 26th which is produced entirely by Frost Gamble and also features KXNG Crooked, Boldy James, Sadat-X, Guilty Simpson, Young Bleed and many more.

Much of the subject matter of the album reflects the current everday experience of “Black America”, and the interview addresses these issues and the motivations behind the lyrical content. The conversation then moves on to the dynamics of working with a producer while separated by different locations, and Zo then goes on to speak about his experience of re-locating first of all from Michigan to Kansas, and subsequently to Ohio.

The feature wraps up as they discuss his switch of creativity to a style he has dubbed “Hip Hop Soul Music”, before concluding with is thoughts on his pinnacle moment of his jounrey through hip hop

READ THE ARTICLE IN FULL HERE

Look out for a new video “Axe Somebody” being launched by the pair soon, following on from the release of their first single “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat-X.

Zo and Frost are currently conducting interviews with international press, and all media and radio DJ inquiries regarding the album “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact details are available HERE

Meanwhile, keep up to date with Zo and Frost’s news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

“Black Beach” is available to pre-order on iTunes

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