The past few years have proven to be an exceptionally busy and productive time for us, not least due to our various activities evolving beyond the original UK and European marketplaces.

This natural expansion developed over 5 years means we also now operate within the United States, Canada and Australia in addition to some further residual territories.

Simultaneously we streamlined some aspects of our promotional services which are now concentric around core products, typically EP’s and albums incorporating any affiliated singles or videos. In turn, this enabled us to provide further logistical support assistance for our clients which has regularly proven highly beneficial given we predominantly operate within the independent sector often working with new, emerging and developing artists and labels.

Handling publicity for an established artist is very different in nature to that of a new or emerging name, as are the promotional procedures.

Having worked with both categories for over a decade, and with a more re-alligned focus on the latter, our experience means we understand the multiple factors which media will consider in their decision making processes.

Consequently the additional guidance, assistance and support we regularly provide has proven pivotal in consistently securing a high turnover of coverage and airplay internationally, irrespective of an artist’s original perceived standing.

Our re-structure also means that while hip hop and rap music has diversified and become in itself multi-genre, by specializing in defined niche markets we ensure your music is provided to the most appropriate targets.

While our main site page is updated primarily with news of ongoing campaigns such as new published coverage, reviews, interviews and general release information, the pages provide all the details you would require to gain a clear understanding of all the services we provide, and the marketplace within which we operate. They are linked below as follows :

PREVIOUS MEDIA CAMPAIGNS

Recommended for those wishing to understand the full range of services we provide, this section includes summaries of the activity we undertook for select cases with a particular focus on campaigns involving new and independent emerging artists, the logistical assistance provided and resultant media coverage.

SINGLES PROMOTED

Now always affiliated to an ongoing EP or album campaign, this section has music content as a guide to the style we most commonly promote. Similarly the ARTIST VIDEOS : MUSIC & INTERVIEWS section has a mix of official music videos together with media and radio interviews we arranged.

MAGAZINES & PRESS

This section contains snapshots of media coverage secured for select campaigns. Most of the artists we’ve worked with are listed HERE

These pages have been designed to answer the questions we are most commonly asked, however if you would require any more information, our contact details are available HERE

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One of the leading names in the UK hip hop scene for the past several years, north London’s Melanin 9 is set to release a new solo album “Old Pictures” in the Spring of 2017.

A member of the highly rated Triple Darkness crew, his position as one of the country’s most gifted lyricists is well established and he brings all of his verbal dexterity to the table in this new joint “Polaroid”. Produced by Californian duo Walterwarm and Cowode, it is the first single to be taken from the new album and features British upcomer Karl Sage.

The accompanying video has been released today, filmed and edited by Melanin 9 himself. Check it out on Youtube

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TWITTER @Melanin_9 @KarlSageMusic
IG @9_grams
FB OFFICIAL PAGE

Any DJ’s not already serviced with the full quality MP3 (original & clean) of “Polaroid” can request it from us at UrbanElite PR. All our contact information is HERE

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Long Beach crew Horseshoe Gang, the younger brothers of KXNG Crooked, release their new album “Anti-Trap Music” on April 29th through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment

CD versions, including autographed copies with additional merchandise can be pre-ordered HERE The album will also be available on iTunes

The album includes production by KXNG Crooked and a number of European producers including Grammy Award winners Pitchshifters, Tabu (Kendrick Lamar, Aftermath) and Jonathan Elkaer who provided the beats for the two singles relased so far “Poverty Slogans” and “Crooked I Robot”

An early 4 star review comes courtesy of Andrew Kay for the long running UK online Blacksheep Magazine. The in depth track by track analysis which summarizes “Anti-Trap music lives up to its agenda through a mixture of styles and narratives. The production is way above standard, combining traditional and the present. Lyrically, it’s a professional and powerful combination of chemistry and raw talent, with a nod to the past and a uniqueness all of their own.” can be read in full HERE

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The group are currently busy conducting interviews with members of international media and in the studio recording some new material, the results of all of which you will see soon.

Meantime, you can stay updated on Horseshoe Gang news via their TWITTER and FACEBOOK accounts. Here are the stream of their singles, both of which are available on iTunes now.

All press, media and radio station DJ inquiries regarding Horseshoe Gang and the album “Anti-Trap Music” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are HERE

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Long Beach group Horseshoe Gang release their new album Anti Trap Music on 29th April through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment

The younger brothers of KXNG Crooked (aka Crooked I) and COB affiliates are among the most ruthless lyricists around. Quick-fire rhymes and on point wordplay have been their trademark since 2009 when they introduced their “Horseshoe Gang Weekly Series” followed by their debut album “Gangsta MC”.

A prolific release schedule culminated in the launch of their year long Monthly Mixtape series with DJ Far in 2014 and their 2015 EP “Knockin on Rap’s Door”.

Most recently they hit the headlines for their appearance on “Sway in the Morning” and for their rap battle with Funk Volume. They will be appearing at this year’s SXSW Festival.

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Here is the full tracklist

1. “INTRO” ft KXNG Crooked (produced by Jonathan Elkaer & DJ E.D.D.E.H)
2. “I Want” (produced by The Pitchshifters)
3. “Poverty Slogans” (produced by Jonathan Elkaer and DJ E.D.D.E.H)
4. “Stress Relief” (produced by The Pitchshifters)
5. “Shoe-icide Squad” (produced by Tabu)
6. “Poor Swagg” (produced by The Pitchshifters)
7. “Out of Touch” (produced by Komplex)
8. “Who’s the Best Rapper” (produced by KXNG Crooked)
9. “Broke Ass Nigga” (produced by Aktive)
10. “Falling” (produced by Serious Beats)
11. “Crooked I Robot” (produced by Jonathan Elkaer)

CD versions of the album, including signed copies and other merchandise can be pre-ordered directly from Seven 13 Music & Entertainment HERE

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The group released the joint “Crooked I Robot” yesterday, made available as a free download and premiered by HipHop DX. Read the DX piece HERE

Connect with HorseShoe Gang on twitter @HorseshoeGang & Facebook “HorseShoeGangCOB“. Producer Jonathan Elkaer on twitter @jonathanelkaer and the label @Seven13Music

All international press & media inquiries regarding Horseshoe Gang, including DJ requests for a full quality clean radio edit of “Crooked I Robot”, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR – contact details HERE

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Despite releasing their fourth studio album “Avant Garde” on 12th May, it’s remained a busy time for veteran hiphop duo Constant Deviants

The have just wrapped the filming of their new movie “Six2Six” and Emcee M.I. released his solo project “Psychedelic 60’s”, available as a free download HERE

They also spoke with London’s Rough Online Magazine recently where they discussed a variety of issues including first of all the new album, then the changes in the hip hop industry they’ve witnessed over the years since they started out in the mid 90’s.

The interview moves on to Sadat X’s comments to Jack Thrilla about “grown man hip hop” and the perceived resurgence of hip hop which owes more to the Golden Era’s values, before they outline other musical genres which influence their production style

READ THE WHOLE FEATURE HERE

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At the time of the album’s release, the pair were guests on Beatminerz Radio where M.I. hooked up with an old acquaintance in DJ Evil Dee. The net result being this brand new remix by Da Beatminerz released today of their earlier single “End All Be All”.

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Emcee M.I. and DJ Cutt are back in the lab recording a new album scheduled for release early next year. You can connect with them on social media on their FACEBOOK PAGE or on twitter @Cnstnt_Dvnts & @Six2SixShift

The album Avant Garde is available in digital, CD and limited edition vinyl formats HERE

Any djs not already serviced with a full quality mp3 of the End All Be All (Da Beatminerz Remix) can request it from us at UrbanElite PR. Contact details HERE

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Been a busy past couple of years for us here at UrbanElite PR working with hip hop artists from the USA and UK, in the main promoting their EPs & albums to press and media in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand & Japan.

In recent times, this has included artists such as Bumpy Knuckles, Melanin 9, ethemadassassin, Apex Zero, Matt Maddox, Iron Braydz, Kid Vishis with further tour & additional press for Ultramagnetic MC’s & Rah Digga. There is a full list of artists we have worked with HERE

This site is the primary online platform for UrbanElite PR, and the main page has all the regular updates of press coverage as they are published for current campaigns. We have just updated some of our other sections to reflect the promotional activity we’ve undertaken recently, and also to update information on the services we provide.

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In the VIDEO section you can watch some of those we have promoted usually as part of an EP / album campaign. They include official music videos and special feature & interview coverage by artists such as Souls of Mischief, D12, Copywrite, Iron Braydz, Genesis Elijah, Kid Vishis, Matt Maddox, Classified & Verbal Kent

In the SINGLES section, you can hear audio streams of just some of the tracks we have promoted worldwide to onlines and djs, again usually in conjunction with ongoing EP & album campaigns, but there are also some stand alone single projects. In addition to the artists mentioned above, they also include joints by Bumpy Knuckles, ethemadassassin, Ultramagnetic MCs, Apex Zero, Skyzoo, Butta Da Prince, & Vast Aire

If you’re a fan of hip hop which draws from the traditions of quality lyricism & production, then there should definitely be plenty in the VIDEO & SINGLES sections for you to enjoy!

We have also updated the PRESS section which includes snapshots & images of international press coverage during various EP & album campaigns, while the CAMPAIGN section provides details about specific previous press & media campaigns we have undertaken, and the results delivered.

Information about us and the full range of services we provide have also been updated HERE

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If you are a hip hop artist or label with an upcoming single, EP or album release of a similar nature to those we have promoted in the past, and may be interested in the range of international services we provide, drop us a line via the CONTACT section, providing us with a little background information about you & your project and we’ll send a reply within 48 hours.

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The international media coverage on Detroit MC Kid Vishis, who released his debut album “Timing is Everything” on 22nd July, continues with two new features in US online publications Face 2 Face Magazine & Spate Magazine

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Face 2 Face are a digital online magazine which publishes every two months with news on the hottest emerging new independent international artists. You can read their interview with Kid Vishis HERE

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Spate Magazine have just been nominated for “Best Website For Indie Artists” and carry reviews, interviews, news on events, and much more. You can read their interview with Kid Vishis HERE

The album is available worldwide on iTunes, Amazon and Cd’s can be bought direct from the label Seven 13 Entertainment at www.seven13ent.com Currently working on new releases including a future EP & album, scheduling tour dates ofr the States, Canada, UK and Europe, and conducting further interviews with international press, you can keep up to date with Kid Vishis on Instagram & twitter @KidVishis

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We have arranged reviews, news & features in relation to this release with numerous international publications in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe & New Zealand, and are still scheduling further intervies. Any further press & media inquiries regarding Kid Vishis and the album “Timing is Everything” can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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