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Shortly after the release of their new EP “Veteran” on November 18th, NY rapper Tone Chop & Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble jumped on the phone with Canadian DJ Chase March live on air during his “The Word is Bond Rap Radio Show” broadcast on CHRW 94.9FM

You can catch the show every Monday night from midnight EST

First aired on November 21st, the stream has just been uploaded to Mixcloud. Listen back to the audio below

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Meanwhile, the pair also spoke with French magazine Hip Hop Breath recently.

Among the topics for discussion was how the duo first met at rap battles in upstate NY during the 90’s and the cultural elements that drew them to hip hop, the motive that drove them to work together on their first official EP release after all these years, and the inspiration behind their tribute track to Sean Price “Leave It Alone” featuring Ruste Juxx.

They also give their thoughts on the re-emergence of CD and vinyl formats, the comparisons of the US and European markets, the current rap battle scene broadcast online through channels such as KOTD TV and their hopes for the future of hip hop.

YOU CAN READ THE ENTIRE INTERVIEW ONLINE BEGINNING AT PAGE 18 HERE

Out on Seven 13 Music & Entertainment and available to buy on iTunes, check the full official Veteran EP stream on Soundcloud

Connect with Tone Chop & Frost Gamble online

TWITTER @ToneChop @FrostGamble @Seven13Music
FACEBOOK Official Joint Page
INSTAGRAM @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble
WEBSITES www.frostgamble.com www.seven13ent.com

All media, press and DJ inquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is HERE

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The new July issue of French Magazine Hip Hop Breath has just been published.

Owned and edited by DJ LSM, a Parisien based dj and writer, the magazine appears online every quarter in “flip through” format hosted on Issuu.com.

The new issue includes features on Haddy Racks, Greenspan, Lessondary, G.P. and Constant Deviants.

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The interview feature on Constant Deviants has as its main theme M.I.’s move into the world of film making as an actor, writer and producer, and they discuss the various past, present and future projects.

Naturally they also speak on their new album “Omerta” which released on June 28th, operating in the independent sector and their continuing policy of releasing on vinyl format, and the differences they find between the US and European marketplaces.

You can read the entire magazine HERE with the feature on Constant Deviants running from Page 26 to Page 32.

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“Omerta” is available to buy as a digital download direct from Six2Six Records HERE while vinyl and CD versions are in specialist stores worldwide now having been distributed by Fatbeats.

M.I.’s new movie “Six2Six” co:starring Treach, Syleena Johnson and Chief Rocker Busy Bee will be screened at the Hip Hop Film Festival on Friday August 5th at 8.30pm. Organized by Ralph McDaniels, it takes place at the National Black Theater, 2031-33 National Black Theater Way off 5th Avenue in Harlem.

There is more about all of the films to be screened that day HERE

Keep up to date with Constant Deviants on social media, on Facebook (Group & Label) and on Twitter (Group & Label), and meantime check out the “Omerta” album stream

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Recently, west coast hip hop group Horseshoe Gang linked up with the editor of Hip Hop Breath, Paris based DJ Lady Su, who also releases various mixtape series and has a radio show broadcasting in France.

The magazine is published free online and also distributed in physical format. As you can see, the group adorn the front cover, and other featured artists in the new edition are Tayyib Ali, Pearl Gates, Base Aura, Rhyme Scheme and Darrin McLaren.

The online version is published on ISSUU, so click on the link HERE and flip through to page 26 to read the interview in full

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It’s just over a week since the Long Beach crew released their fourth studio album “Anti-Trap Music” and the extent of the group’s extensive international fanbase was in full effect, with Amazon’s initial CD stock selling out in the first hour, and a Top 50 position secured on iTunes charts in 15 different countries.

It can be purchased on Amazon HERE and iTunes HERE

The label Seven 13 Music & Ent has secured usage of one of the tracks for a new tv series (details to follow), and a new single will be released next week.

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They also jumped on the phone recently with another French DJ in the past couple weeks. J Hart, currently based in London but with further affiliations to NYC, will broadcast his interview with the group tonight, Tuesday May 10th, on the well renowned London station Itch FM

Tune in live online from 8pm GMT / 3pm EST / 12 noon PST HERE

Keep up to date with Horseshoe Gang on Twitter @HorseshoeGang and on their Facebook page “HorseshoeGangCOB

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ECHOES MAGAZINE

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In their end of year edition, legendary UK magazine Echoes have included a review of Melanin 9’s new album “Magna Carta” which released on 3rd December 2012.

Recreating the claustrophobic climate of pre-millenial angst, Magna Carta could have snuck out in the late 90’s. To his credit, Melanin 9 never sounds like he’s having to try too hard” opens Sunil Chauhan’s analysis in an issue which also includes new releases by Homeboy Sandman, Ruff Sqwad, Kingdom of Fear, Lazy Habits, Kendrick Lamar, Jungle Brothers and Kool G Rap

Magna Carta does what it says on the tin, as it’s supposed to do” it concludes, and you can read the whole review in the publication which hit UK stores today. You can see more about the magazine online at www.echoesmagazine.co.uk

Meanwhile, French magazine International Hip Hop hits stores in France from Tuesday 18th December, and we have a sneak preview of the reviews section which as well as covering Melanin 9’s album with a 90% rating, also features releases by Mystro, K-Def, Lord Finesse, Pace Won & Mr Green, Snowgoons and Blaq Poet.

Written in the French language (obviously), the Paris based publication lives up to its name covering hip hop from all over the world, and is produced on a monthly basis. This month’s edition also includes interviews with Nas, Redman, Big K.R.I.T., Jean Grae and Kool Keith. You can find out more about them online at www.ihh.cc

Melanin 9 has built up a loyal fanbase in France and Europe for a number of years, so its no surprise he rates highly here, just as he’s done with a wide level of coverage in the UK’s media and now also making some headway in the States.

The album has been available to buy on iTunes since the 3rd December 2012, and CD versions can be bought by mail order from http://m9ether.bandcamp.com

All international media for this release handled by UrbanElite PR. Any further press enquiries or booking enquiries for Melanin 9 from event & club promoters can be sent HERE

Meanwhile connect with them all on twitter @Melanin_9 @IHHmagazine & @EchoesMag

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