Latest review of the new hip hop album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” by NY State rapper & producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble comes courtesy of Swurv Radio.

Released through Miami label 22 Entertainment on Friday September 29th and including guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Bigga Haitian, rap battler DNA, Canadian upcomer White Rhino, DJ Waxamillion and Tragedy Khadafi, it is available on CD, digital mp3 and streaming formats including Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and Bandcamp.

The critique written by Wayne Allen which summarises “Respect is Earned Not Given is a debut album with enough steak to fulfill any Hip Hop head’s appetite“, and endorses the quality of production in declaring it “has some of the best beat mixing, scratches and sampling in a decade” can be read in full HERE

LISTEN TO THE FULL ALBUM STREAM

Look out for futher reviews of “Respect Is Earned Not Given” and interviews with Chop & Frost shortly. The pair will be in NYC October 16th & 17th meeting with press, including appearing as guests on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control Show” [Sirius XM Hip Hop Nation]

Connect with them on social media – they ALWAYS holla back – via Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble & over on their joint Facebook Page

All media, press and radio station enquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble including requests to interview the pair or for full quality mp3s for airplay can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information is available HERE

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For the benefit of anyone who temporarily left the planet in the last 24 hours, NY State rapper & producer duo Tone Chop and Frost Gamble released their new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” yesterday through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

Whether your preferred format is physical CD, digital mp3 or streaming, it’s all covered from a wide range of stores including Amazon, iTunes & Spotify

Given the pair started out in the late 90’s, it’s unsurprising that their style draws from the core principles of that era while not being stuck in it – a focus on meaningful rhymes and flow skills, battle bars mixed with the art of storytelling. The polished production fuses classic and contemporary sounds with a sprinkling of turntablism which in itself is an almost forgotten artform.

It’s inaccurate to apply labels such as old or new school to the genre generally as that depends on context and perspective. For Millenials who have been largely force fed a diet of bland, superficial, commercialised mediocrity passing itself off as culturally progressive – backed by a mainstream media who’ll literally say & write everything and anything to stay ‘on message’ and retain a writing gig – then Chop & Frost’s style IS new school to that generation.

The same generation were the catalyst in the resurgence of 90’s culture in recent years as college kids picked up on the classics for the first time in specialist clubs, where of course it all began in the first place.

To progress and evolve for the better rather than just for the sake of change, history has to be understood – evolution with core guiding principles brings longevity, without them a slow death follows. As such, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” plays an essential educational role for today, acknowledged by the three most recent reviews :

READ THE REVIEW BY “TRIPLE OT” HERE

READ THE REVIEW BY “RHYME JUNKIE” HERE

READ THE REVIEW BY “DOPE CAUSE WE SAID” HERE

INCLUDING GUEST FEATURED ARTISTS KOOL G RAP, PLANET ASIA, BIGGA HAITIAN, DNA, WHITE RHINO, DJ WAXAMILLION & TRAGEDY KHADAFI, LISTEN TO THE ALBUM STREAM ON BANDCAMP

Chop & Tone will be in NYC mid October promoting the album and meeting with press, including a guest appearance on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control” Sirius XM show October 16th

Connect with them on social media – they’ve very sociable! – via Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble & over on their joint FB Page

All media, press & radio station enquiries regarding Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, including requests to interview the pair in NYC on Monday Oct 16 and Tuesday Oct 17, can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR. Our contact information details are available HERE

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Latest review of the new album by eastcoast rapper / producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble comes courtesy of US online “Balcony Life”

Written in summarised form, the appraisal endorses the level of lyricism and production on offer. Choice beats, gritty rhymes, the art of storytelling, hard and tough street bars, it’s a classic concoction for the hip hop connoisseur that has the spirit of the Golden Era while adapted for a contemporary sensibility.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

The quality on display is enhanced further by the guest featured artists Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Canadian upcomer White Rhino, rap battling phenomenon D.N.A. and QB’s legendary Tragedy Khadafi with whom Frost releases a new EP “Rare Fabric” on October 20th.

Two singles released to date are “Walk the Walk” ft KGR and “Guillotine Chop” ft Planet Asia and White Rhino.

“Respect Is Earned Not Given” releases through 22 Entertainment on September 29th, available to pre-order on iTunes and in digital and CD formats via Bandcamp

Look out for more international media coverage in the weeks ahead, album reviews, artist interviews and of course the pair will be in NYC mid October appearing on various radio stations including DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control Sirius XM show on October 16th.

Meantime, connect with the pair on twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, on IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

All media, press and radio station enquiries regarding Tone Chop, Frost Gamble and the new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact information is available HERE

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