Brick City rapper Tru Trilla released his much anticipated new album “God of Barz” through New Dawn Records on Friday May 29th 2020.

Rammed full of gritty rhymes, punchline bars and raucous lyricism, it is reminiscent of hip hop’s halcyon era, aided and abetted by guest featured artists Fly Kwa, Confucious, Middy Murdock and fellow 050 Boyz group member Prince Ak.

The album also benefits from the different production styles provided by Chicago’s DNA Beatz, the UK’s Chat One, Barcelona’s Sumerio Square and award winning Clinton Place (aka Jamal Nueve) originally of New Jersey and now based in Los Angeles. The sum parts contributing to the greater whole, pure energy being the common denominator.

A couple of in depth reviews have just been published by SoFlo Sound and Triple OT which articulate and reflect the overall concept and acknowledge the quality on offer.

Tru Trilla Brings Back East Coast Aggression on ‘God of Barz’

Read the review by SoFlo Sound in full HERE

Tru Trilla is Built To Last – God of Barz Review

Read the review by Triple OT in full HERE

Available on all digital platforms and stores including Apple / iTunes, Tidal, Amazon, Deezer and Napster, you can judge for yourself on Spotify and Soundcloud

The official video of the album track “Real Rap” ft Prince Ak produced by Sumerio Square will be released shortly. Meantime, connect with Tru on Twitter @Egofree2_050 and Instagram @Trilla050

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London rapper Phoenix da Icefire and producer Husky Brown released their phenomenal new album “Panacea” on Tuesday May 5th through New Dawn Records.

The fresh and rare fusion of hip hop, dub, bass, r&b, electronica and soul provides the soundtrack for Phoenix’s narrative addressing many of today’s key issues facing the planet including climate change, environmental destruction, mental and physical health, knife crime, racism and inner city life.

The caliber of this release has not been lost on the media, evident in two reviews published by Stateside onlines Slo Flo Sound and Triple OT.

Read the Slo Flo Sound review in full HERE

Read the Triple OT review in full HERE

Available to stream and download from all major digital platforms including Amazon, Tidal, Apple and Spotify

You can connect with Phoenix da Icefire, Husky Brown and New Dawn Records on twitter @phoenixdafire @huskybrown @newdawnrecs and instagram @phoenixdaicefire @huskybrown.official @realnewdawnrecs

Meanwhile, the label have just marked their first year back since re-launching last April with a new upload to Mixcloud. “Re:Generate” mixed by DJ Santoi includes a select choice of singles and tracks NDR have released over the past 12 months by Underground Cartel, Tru Trilla, Belles in Monica, Phoenix da Icefire & Husky Brown, Krash Slaughta and Az Izz. A spicy 30 minute mash up of beats, rhymes and turntablism

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North west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan released his new album “S.C.U.M.” on Froday October 27th through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

Produced entirely by one of the UK’s hottest emerging names Agor, current US luminaries Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin also make a guest appearance.

Kenya’s Afro-Way Magazine has just published a feature on the album which you can read HERE

DFH has long been regarded as one of England’s most creative and gifted lyricists who also spent time based in NYC as part of J-Ronin’s “All Elements” click and has worked with artists such as DV Alias Khryst, Prince Po, Dead Prez and the late Sean Price with whom he’d developed a close bond.

The album includes a tribute to the man in amongst a tracklist representing charismatic portrayals of an irrepressible underclass. Stylish and compelling, a series of bold, satirical and uncomprimising rhymes intelligently depict contemporary aspirations, and reaffirms his international reputation as a serious force in rap’s new wave.

HEAR THE ALBUM STREAM ON BANDCAMP (where it can be bought on both CD & digital formats)

“S.C.U.M.” is also available from Amazon, iTunes and Spotify

Look out for new reviews of “S.C.U.M.” in the weeks ahead and also a new video for the track “Aligator Skin” releasing next week.

Meantime, connect with Da Flyy Hooligan on social media via Twitter, IG & Facebook

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NY State rapper Tone Chop & producer Frost Gamble released their album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” on September 29th through Miami label 22 Entertainment.

Featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, rap battler DNA, Canadian upcomer Whito Rhino and Tragedy Khadafi, it’s rammed full of punchline bars, street stories, rugged rhymes and superior beats, with a welcome helping of turntablism thrown into the mix for good measure.

There’s been extensive worldwide media coverage of the release, and the latest review comes courtesy of Dynamic JAB writing for OK Tho Magazine. Read his appraisal HERE

The pair are now returning from a short stay in New York City where they were meeting with press and appeared as guests on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control Show” and Guerrilla Grooves Radio in The Bronx.

Frost also releases his new collaborative EP with Tragedy Khadafi “Rare Fabric” this Friday, October 20th, and is busy on remix and new music projects with Horseshoe Gang and Royce da 5’9″ while putting the finishing touches to his solo album “I Missed My Bus”.

Scheduled for a 2018 release, it will include guest featured artists Skyzoo, Ras Kass, Conway, Rah Digga, Crooked I, Guilty Simpson, Ruste Juxx and many more.

All his releases can be bought direct from 22 Entertainment’s BANDCAMP with the album also available on physical and digital formats from Amazon, iTunes and Spotify

RESPECT IS EARNED NOT GIVEN ALBUM STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

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Released on May 26th, the hip hop album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and eastcoast producer Frost Gamble has received plaudits by international publications for its intelligent social commentary addressing many aspects of life in today’s “Black America”.

This is not however just a barrage of protest anthems, but balances political issues with messages of hope, aspiration and the importance of providing the next generation with positive paternal role models, as witnessed in the duo’s most recent lyric video “Keep Me Safe”.

The album has also received praise for the production provided by Frost Gamble, who utilises a mix of soul, hip hop and electronica to reflect the mood swings, resulting in a perfect musical backdrop for the various themes.

The latest review published by Patrick Griffin on his personal blog encompasses both aspects. While affording the album an 8.5 rating, the article includes Zo’s in depth video interview with “The Underground Hip Hop”, and can be read HERE

WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO FOR “KEEP ME SAFE”

“Black Beach” includes guest featured artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Tone Chop, Young Bleed, Boldy James and Sadat X. Released through 22 Entertainment, it is available to buy on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and a special deluxe edition from Bandcamp

Producer Frost will release a new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” on September 29th. Again a joint project with his old NY State sparring partner Tone Chop, it is the follow up to their EP “Veteran” released in November 2016, and includes guest features by Kool G Rap, White Rhino, Planet Asia, DNA and Tragedy Khadafi with whom he has just begun recording a future project.

You can connect with the artists via social media, on twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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The latest review of the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and eastcoast producer Frost Gamble has just been published in French online magazine “Sagi Hip Hop”.

Featuring KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Sadat X, Boldy James, Young Bleed and Tone Chop, the album released on May 26th through 22 Entertainment and is available to buy in digital format from a variety of stores including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and Bandcamp where there is an exclusive Deluxe edition on offer including bonus cuts and free instrumentals.

The review by Sagi which also includes the Spotify stream can be read HERE

From the album, the first single released was “Risk vs Reward” featuring Sadat X. Check it out on Soundcloud

Frost has recorded a new album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” with his old NY state sparring partner Tone Chop.

Releasing on September 29th, it includes guest featured artists Planet Asia, rap battling internet sensation DNA, Kool G Rap, Tragedy Khadafi and Canadian upcomer White Rhino. The first single from the album, “Walk the Walk” featuring Kool G Rap will release on June 30th.

The album is the follow up to the pair’s critically acclaimed “Veteran” EP released in November last year from which was taken the single “Leave It Alone”, a tribute to the late Sean P featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi….give it a spin

You can connect with the artists mentioned on social media :

Twitter @FrostGamble @TheJerkNation @ToneChop
Instagram @Frost.Gamble @ZotheJerk @ToneChop
Facebook Zo & Frost Tone & Frost

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Two more reviews of the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and east coast producer Frost Gamble have just been published, this time from onlines based on either side of the Atlantic.

First up is The Dynamic JAB’s assessment for US online OK-Tho Magazine where he selects several of the album’s tracks for special attention, providing a breakdown of their themes which are often political in nature with a broader social commentary running throughout.

Summarizing with “It was great to hear and cover a Frost Gamble project again, while being introduced to Zo for the first time. Quality project, good for Hip-Hop.” the review can be read in full HERE

The next appraisal is by the UK’s Stuart Sharpe, editor of “Sharpe’s Reviews”. The article provides a more overall view of the nature of the release, subject matter, delivery style and approach to production.

With a final analysis “this is a very enjoyable album with some poignant messages as well as some more entertaining songs that will appeal to a wide audience.” you can read their review in full HERE

Featuring KXNG Crooked, Boldy James, Sadat X, Tone Chop, Young Bleed and Guilty Simpson, “Black Beach” released on Friday May 26th through 22 Entertainment and is available to buy on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify, with the special Deluxe edition available on Bandcamp

Hear the full album stream on Soundcloud

Look out for a lyric video for the track “Keep Me Safe” being launched next week together with further media coverage of “Black Beach” in the weeks ahead.

Meantime connect with Zo and Frost on social media, on twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on IG @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and on their joint Facebook Page

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Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble released their collaborative album “Black Beach” on Friday May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

The latest review comes from US online “Triple OT”, a site with a focus on music and basketball. The appraisal is in depth, an appreciation of the production styles which draw from the finest tradtions of J Dilla & Premo, the choice samples used and the soundscape this provides Zo’s impassioned rhymes.

There is an acknowledgement of the themes addressed, including issues which gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement, a sense of identity, the importance of family, aspiration and an undetered feeling of hope.

The review reflects the sense of purpose and musical approach well, and can be read in full HERE

Including guest featured artists KXNG Crooked (Slaughterhouse), Sadat X (Brand Nubian), Guilty Simpson (Random Axe), Boldy James, Tone Chop & Young Bleed, the album is available from a variety of digital stores including iTunes, Amazon & Spotify.

The special Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals is available from Bandcamp

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Expect to see more reviews of “Black Beach” and interviews with Zo & Frost shortly, with a special lyric video for the track “Keep Me Safe” releasing next week

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The new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer (now resident in Winnipeg) Frost Gamble released today, Friday May 26th through 22 Entertainment.

Zo’s powerful social commentary on the experience of today’s “Black America” is complimented by Frost’s production, infused with a mixture of soul, electronica and straight hip hop bangers further enhanced by the contributions of featured artists including KXNG Crooked, Sadat X, Guilty Simpson and Boldy James.

Available to buy now from the following digital stores

iTunes *** Amazon *** Spotify

The Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and free instrumentals is available exclusively from Bandcamp

Renowned international music publication MOJO Magazine has reviewed the album in their current issue (July 2017) in stores now. As part of their pick of the 5 best urban releases of the month on page 93, “Black Beach” is included together with LP’s by Freddie Gibbs, Cody ChesnuTT, Profusion and Ho99o9

CHECK THE ALBUM STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Connect with Zo, Frost and the label on twitter @TheJerkNation @FrostGamble & @22Entertainmen or over on their joint Facebook Page

Look out for further reviews of the album and interviews with the artists shortly, and a new video being launched in early June. All international media, press and radio station inquiries regarding “Black Beach” can be sent to us at UrbanElite PR, our contact details are available HERE

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The latest review of the new album “Black Beach” by Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and producer Frost Gamble has been published in the UK’s Blacksheep Magazine.

Written by regular contributor Andrew Kay, the article first of all acknowledges the creative nature of the album with both artists given equal billing, in a similar vein to Premo and Royce da 5’9″s PRhyme project.

A track by track summary follows reflecting the contrasts in mood swings reflected in the style of production and subject matter which has at its core a stream of social commentary, a personal perspective on the experience of today’s “Black America“.

READ THE REVIEW IN FULL HERE

Releasing next week through 22 Entertainment on Friday May 26th, “Black Beach” includes guest feature artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Tone Chop, Sadat X, Young Bleed and Boldy James.

It will be available from all digital stores including Spotify & iTunes, while a special Deluxe edition including bonus cuts and instrumentals will be available exclusively from Bandcamp.

Two singles have already been released, “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat X and “My Negus” ft Guilty Simpson. Hear the audio streams on Soundcloud

Look out for more reviews of “Black Beach” by international media in the weeks ahead, including in the next issue of renowned print publication MOJO Magazine, with further interviews of Zo and Frost appearing shortly.

Meantime, keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, Instagram @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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