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Cincinnati emcees Buggs tha Rocka and Donte from the group MOOD got together a couple years back to form the new group Space Invadaz.

They signed to Talib Kweli’s Javotti Media group imprint, Talib having strong historic links with the area from his own work with MOOD and of course another Cincy resident, Hi Tek.

To help launch the overall project, having just returned from performing at this year’s SXSW, the group’s debut release is the new free album “Contact” which is available to stream and download from AudioMack HERE and from DJ Booth HERE

Production comes from among others, Hop Trax, Hi Tek, Jake One and Buggs himself, with featured artists including Talib Kweli, Chuck Inglish and M1. Here’s the full tracklisting on the album’s back cover :

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The duo will link up with Talib in NYC from 16th April where they will be meeting with various members of the press and appearing on various radio stations including Smokin Aces on Beatminerz, Sway in the Morning, Tony Touch’s Toca Tuesdays and DJ Bazarro’s World on Beatminerz.

From the album there have been two official videos released, Gun Show and Annunaki Rap

The group are planning several shows and special releases, with an official album in the works due out at later this year. You can keep up to date with all of their news on their OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT

Any NYC based media, press or radio station djs who would like to meet with Buggs tha Rocka, Donte and Talib Kweli while they are together in the city next week, can get in touch with us at UrbanElite PR with your details and requests. Our contact details are HERE

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Back in December, one of Cincinnati’s most prominent hip hop Emcees Buggs tha Rocka released his free album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” and enjoyed extensive international coverage at the time.

Early this year, he signed a deal with Talib Kweli’s Javotti Organization for a new project with Donte from MOOD as the duo “Space Invadaz”. Both artists have known Talib for a number of years and of course Cincinnati’s Hi Tek.

In the past few weeks, Hip Hop Vibe contributor Stranga the Great caught up with Buggs in his hometown to discuss the link up with Talib, his early days starting out and his first releases, his immediate plans both with his solo career and the new Space Invadaz project and the pair speak about racial tensions in light of recent high profile news stories.

WATCH THE WHOLE INTERVIEW ON YOUTUBE

Keep up to date with Buggs tha Rocka on twitter @BuggsThaRocka

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Cincinnati’s rising hip hop star Buggs tha Rocka has had a busy past few months.

First with the release of his album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” in December 2014 which drew international critical acclaim, he then signed a two album deal with Talib Kweli’s Javotti Organization for his new project with Donte from MOOD going by the name of “Space Invadas”

He has also just been featured in the new Issue 40 of American multi genre printed publication Ghettoblaster Magazine which is hitting shelves now in the USA and Canada. Other features in this issue include Joey Bada$$, Ras Kass & Apollo Brown, Ghostface Killah, Torche, Swervedriver and many more.

His interview with the magazine’s writer (and local Cincinnati DJ) Mildred Fallen appears on Page 7, so pick up a copy in stores today. You can also check the magazine online at www.ghettoblastermagazine.com

Buggs tha Rocka will also be returning to Austin Texas later this month to perform at the SXSW Festival for the third consecutive year. To get a feel for his live show, check out these visuals taken in October last year at Cincinnati’s Rhinegeist Brewery for the Resurrection of Hip Hop II event which included performances by many of the city’s upcoming local artists, sets by Clockwork DJ & DJ Ghost, Buggs tha Rocka and the re-formed pairing of Hi Tek and Talib Kweli, aka Reflection Eternal.

Resurrection of Hip Hop II featuring Buggs tha Rocka & Reflection Eternal Live in Cincinnati from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

Any journalists and members of the press & media attending SXSW 2015 who would like to have an interview scheduled with Buggs tha Rocka or take in his show can contact UrbanElite PR with their details HERE

Keep up to date with Buggs online at www.buggstharocka.com and on twitter @BuggsThaRocka

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London’s Guestlist produces a free newspaper each month covering a wide spectrum of musical genres, typically, urban, dance & hip hop, and has a substantial focus on events happening around the country & overseas, whether regular club nights, or festivals or concerts,

They are the latest to have interviewed Cincinnati’s Buggs tha Rocka who released his album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” on December 10th 2014 as a free download available from www.buggstharocka.com and also via the MyMixtapez App for mobile devices. The release represents his home city with many local artists featuring, and also includes production by !llmind, Jake One, Kill Will and guest features from Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD and Piakhan.

The interview appears in their latest issue opposite a feature on Afrika Bambaataa, and here Buggs speaks on the concept behind the album, his working relationship with Talib Kweli and his views on the intersection of an artist as a “commodity” and that as the musician.

Read the whole feature online HERE

The current holder of the title “Hip Hop Artist of the Year” as presented by the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards in association with City Beat Magazine, he has been again nominated for the second year running. Votes are open to the public and can be made HERE

Look out for further international media coverage on Buggs tha Rocka and further official video launches in January 2015. You can connect with Buggs on social media on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic” Check the video of bim performing live with Reflection Eternal at the “Resurrection of Hip Hop II” event held in Cincinnati in October this year

Resurrection of Hip Hop II featuring Buggs tha Rocka & Reflection Eternal Live in Cincinnati from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

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Cincinnati MC Buggs tha Rocka sat down with The Word is Bond’s Chase March recently to discuss his new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” which releases on 10th December 2014.

Broadcast first on 17th November on CHRW 94.9FM(London Ontario) and repeated Saturday 22nd November on CFMU 93.3FM (Hamilton Ontario) for the WIB Rap Radio Show, the interview has just been streamed on the publication’s Soundcloud.

You can check out the feature on the website HERE and check out the stream below

The album includes production and features from many local artists in Ohio, and also includes contributions by !llmind, Jake One, Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish of The Cool Kids and MOOD. Buggs has been busy conducting interviews with many international publications recently, and filming new videos for the release. He will soon release a re-cap video of the Reflection Eternal reunion event held in Cincinnati’s Rhinegeist Brewery on 30th October, a night which of course featured Talib Kweli, Hi Tek, Buggs, DJ Clockwork, MOOD and many others

Keep up to date with him omn twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook at “BuggsThaRockaMusic

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British online Rawroots has reported on homegrown and international hip hop for a number of years now, and have featured the new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” by Cincinnati’s Buggs tha Rocka, due for release on 10th December 2014.

The article combines a short interview with a review and can be read HERE

The 19 strong tracklist includes features by Piakhan, Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD, Phoenix Aphrodite and production from Hop Trax, Sal Dali, Jake One and !llmind.

He performed at the A3C festival in Atlanta recently with Talib Kweli for the second year running, followed by shows with Bone Thungs n Harmony and the Reflection Eternal reunion event at Cincinnati’s Rhinegeist Brewery. Check his re-cap video which uses the backing track Electric Eel in a Pool of Catfish” featuring Tanya Morgan

Buggs tha Rocka – A3C Festival 2014 Re-Cap from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

Watch for extensive international press & media coverage on this release over the coming months and connect with him online via twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic

All press inquiries and requests to interview Buggs tha Rocka or receive a promotional copy of the album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” to review can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

The full press release with the album cover, tracklisting and more performance and official videos are available HERE

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Voted “Best Hip Hop Artist” at this year’s Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Buggs tha Rocka returns from performing with Talib Kweli at A3C with the release of this new video “Bad Habits”

Taken from his forthcoming album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” out on 10th December, the soul-sampled beat comes courtesy of Hop Trax who weighs in heavily on the album’s production together with Sal Dali, !llmind and Jake One. Tanya Morgan, Donte of MOOD and Chuck Inglish of the Cool Kids are among the featured artists. You can read the full press release & track listing HERE

Buggs performs again on 30th October at Cincinnati’s Rhinegeist Brewery with Reflection Eternal, MOOD and Mac Miller’s tour DJ Clockwork with whom he has previously released two mixtapes

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The new video was released today on Vimeo & Youtube.

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Buggs Tha Rocka – Bad Habits (Official Music Video) from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

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Check Buggs online at the following :

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