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Nine5Four Magazine operate in the Canadian and US marketplaces, publishing both a physical print and digital online version. Their specific focus is on talent operating in the independent sector, whether musicians, models, DJs, athletes, actors and small business owners.

They balance the coverage with those who have operated in the sector for some time while giving new emerging talent a platform.

In the new issue, they have featured two of the artists we are currently working with.

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Adorning the front cover is west coast rap crew Horseshoe Gang who released their new album “Anti-Trap Music” on April 29th. The album sold out Amazon‘s initial CD stock, within a week charted Top 50 on iTunes in 15 different countries, and has had over 100,000 streams to date. The magazine carries an in depth two page interview with the group.

CHECK OUT THE OFFICIAL “ANTI-TRAP MUSIC” ALBUM STREAM

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Also featured in the new issue is east coast hip hop duo Constant Deviants.

They release their new album “Omerta” on their imprint Six2Six Records on June 28th.

Label co:owner MC M.I. has also made a significant move into the world of acting, film writing and film production, and developed the label subsidiary Six2Six Films. Having appeared in last year’s “Swiss Banks”, a collaboration with European affiliates SWC Records, he wrote, produced and features in a new movie “Six2Six”.

It co:stars Treach (Naughty by Nature), Syleena Johnson and Chief Rocker Busy Bee, and has been selected by Ralph McDaniels’ Hip Hop Film Festival for screening in NYC at the beginning of August.

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Constant Deviants will be in NYC in the last week of June meeting with press and appearing on various radio shows including Sirius XM, Beatminerz Radio, Bodega Cold Kutz and Classic Storm

Check out their single “So Underrated” and first of their Tre Volte Freestyle video series, Hard on these Streets

YOU CAN READ THE FEATURES WITH BOTH ARTISTS BY FLIPPING THROUGH THE PAGES IN NINE5FOUR’S DIGITAL EDITION HERE

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All press, media and radio station enquiries and requests regarding Horseshoe Gang and Constant Deviants can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Contact details are HERE

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A hip hop outfit delivering an album that demands our attention, deservedly and unreservedly getting all of mine” begins Simon Redley’s 4 star review of the new Constant Deviants album “Avant Garde” in the May issue of Blues & Soul Magazine.

One of the UK’s longest running publications covering hip hop, soul and r&b, the magazine published quarterly is in stores throughout England now and also available to buy internationally direct from www.bluesandsoul.com

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Emcee M.I. and producer DJ Cutt celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut 12″ single release “Competition Catch Speed Knots” next year, and they have warmed up for that in impressive style in part due to the extensive international media coverage of their fourth album swhich released on 12th May.

They also released their movie Swiss Banks earlier in 2015, a collaborative project under the name Trilateral Conspiracy with their associates in Switzerland “SWC Records” combining their album and best selling novel of the same name. With M.I. in an acting role, the album provided the soundtrack, the novel the visual direction.

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In April they launched their “3Stylez” series, a trilogy of freestyle videos rooted in the traditional concept of one mic and two turntables, and their single “Breathin” reached #1 in the US college radio charts.

While in NYC to promote the album’s release, they appeared on Beatminerz Radio with Smokin Aces and DJ Bazarro. You will be hearing a special Beatminerz remix of their most recent single End All Be All shortly. Here’s the original

The veteran east coast duo who originate from Brooklyn and Baltimore with a little bit of New Jersey thrown into the mix are currently filming a new movie “Six2Six” named after the label they founded. They will also be returning to the lab soon to begin recording new material

The album Avant Garde is available from Six2Six Records in digital, CD and limited vinyl formats, all of which can be bought HERE

Keep up to date with them on social media, either over on their Facebook Page or on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts and @Six2SixShift

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Cosmic Hip Hop are a magazine with connections to both France and Switzerland, reporting in the main on “rap Francais” but with some international content.

They have an online platform carrying news, reviews and interviews, but they also occasionally produce a physical magazine sold in stores in areas of Europe, Canada and Africa, typically French speaking territories. They recently published Issue 9, their summer 2015 edition which also included in amongst their regular content a specific focus on New York and New Jersey.

In addition, they featured their interview with Cincinnati Emcee Buggs tha Rocka who had at the time just released his new album “Scattered Thoughts of An American Poet”. You can read the full interview, in French obviously, on page 11 of the PDF version of the magazine HERE Availability of the magazine in stores which also includes ordering direct from Cosmic Hip Hop can be found HERE

Earlier this year, Buggs and Donte from MOOD signed a new record deal with Talib Kweli’s Javotti label for their new project Space Invadaz, and their first release is due out later in the year. This is the album stream of Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet which released free in December (available from www.buggstharocka.com)

Keep up to date with Buggs on twitter @BuggsThaRocka

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In the lead up to the release of their fourth studio album “Avant Garde” on 12th May, Constant Deviants duo DJ Cutt and Emcee M.I. sat down with US online Hip Hop Vibe to chop it up about the new release and various other issues.

Also on the agenda, the pair spoke about their near 20 years in the industry and how they first came to work together, the early lyricists who influenced them and they give their views on today’s commerical rap. They also discuss their time in the major sector, working with manager Mark Pitts, Arista and Roc-A-Fella and how going back to being independent and setting up their own label has been of benefit to them, and how the business model can be of benefit to other independent artists

READ THE WHOLE FEATURE HERE

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They released their single “Breathin” several weeks ago, and it has been reviewed by Neil Kulkarni in the current issue of his hip hop column for the UK’s physical print publication DJ Magazine, available in a wide selection of stores all over the country now.

HERE IS THE OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR THE SINGLE

Look out for much more media coverage on Constant Deviants in the weeks ahead, including some new audio and video releases including Episodes 2 & 3 of their new freestyle video series “3Stylez“. The first of these, “Heavy Artillery” was premiered by UK online Shout 4 Music as part of a feature they published on the duo

Constant Deviants – 3Stylez Series Episode 1 – "Heavy Artillery" from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

You can follow them on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts and @Six2SixShift and also connect with them on their official Facebook page “ConstantDeviantsMusic

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The UK’s Wordplay Magazine covers the full spectrum of hip hop culture, fashion, graffiti, music, breakin and much more. They produce a quarterly physical print version distributed around stores and of course have a regular online platform.

They have today featured the new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” by award winning Cincinnati MC Buggs tha Rocka, providing a full review written by Sam Bennett combined with the exclusive full album audio stream

The review which summarizes “Buggs Tha Rocka has delivered a quality offering here, with dope rhymes, dope beats and a unique approach. After listening through to the 19 tracks on display here, it’s no wonder a shock that legends like Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek are throwing their weight behind the Cincinnati MC, and his knack for spitting well structured bars over a selection of pretty chilled instrumentals will definitely stand him in good stead…One thing is for sure though; this kid can definitely rap.” can be read in full HERE

The album includes production by !llmind, Jake One, Hop Trax, Sal Dali & Kill Will, and features Chuck Inglish, Tanya Morgan, MOOD, Piakhan, Phoenix Aphrodite & Aida Chakra. It will be available as a free download on Wednesday 10th December from www.buggstharocka.com and also via the My Mixtapez App available for all mobile devices. (More at MyMixtapez.com) Tracklisting on the back cover :

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Check out the album stream on Wordplay’s Soundcloud

Look out for a lot more international press & media coverage of this release over the coming days & weeks ahead, and further official video launches strecthing into the new year. You can keep up to date with Buggs on twitter also @BuggsThaRocka

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2014 has been a landmark year for Detroit’s Kid Vishis with the release of his debut album “Timing is Everything”

Released on 22nd July through Seven 13 Entertainment and produced by Shady’s Mr Porter, Chase Moore of Hippie Sabotage, New Jersey’s Nemisis and Canadian Nick Zervos, the younger brother of Royce da 5’9″ has enjoyed extensive worldwide press & media coverage on the release

The MC has conducted a series of interviews throughout the summer with publications in the United States, Canada, the UK, Europe and New Zealand, the latest of which were with Stateside online Arena Magazine and Spain’s Hip Hop Life Magazine

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Kid Vishis jumped on the phone with Philly based journalist Jay Balfour for Arena Magazine, and they chopped it up about his early days when he first picked up the mic, the writing process involved with the new album, his thoughts on mainstream hip hop and the Detroit scene, and his future touring and recording plans, plus much more

READ THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE

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Some time earlier he sat down with Jaime Valero from Spain’s Hip Hop Life Magazine. In this interview they discuss why now appeared to be the right time to release his first studio album and the messages he’s conveying in the tracks, the influences which first played a part in him picking up the mic, the comparisons made between himself and his older brother, life & hip hop in Detroit, and as a boxing fan, how he’d compare the sport to the approach taken as an artist

The feature was published in the October print edition of the magazine currently available throughout Spain, and you can check their online platform at www.hiphoplifemag.es

The album is available internationally on iTunes Kid Vishis is now working on new material scheduled to be released in 2015 as well as developing ongoing plans to tour the USA, Canada and Europe. You can keep up to date with him on twitter @KidVishis

He released a brand new track “Just Rap” featuring Trick Trick & produced by Nemisis recently. It doesn’t appear on the album, however was made available as a free download from Soundcloud. Check it out

All international press & media inquiries regarding Kid Vishis can be sent by email to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Detroit rapper Kid Vishis sat down with international online hip hop website The Rap Up recently, and in this filmed interview discusses his new album “Timing is Everything”.

He speaks on the primary inspirations behind it, subject matter and the recording process, as well as the inclusion of his brother Royce da 5’9″ as the only featured artist in the final track. He also explains how he feels his approach differs slightly to that of the Slaughterhouse legend and outlines his plans for the future.

The feature, which also includes a review of the album and the stream on Spotify, can be read HERE

You can watch the video of the interview on Vimeo

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Released through Seven 13 Entertainment on 22/07/2014, “Timing is Everything is also available worldwide on iTunes & Amazon, while CD copies can be bought direct from the label at www.seven13ent.com You can keep up to date with Kid Vishis on twitter @KidVishis

Look out for more international media reviews, interviews & features on Kid Vishis and the album “Timing is Everything in the coming weeks. Any further press inquiries can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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