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M.I. and DJ Cutt from Constant Deviants visited the Guerilla Grooves Radio Studio in The Bronx at the end of June as part of their weeklong stay in NYC promoting the release of their new album “Omerta”

Video footage of their interview and M.I.’s freestyle on the show has emerged. The interview goes further into the group’s history, their work in the past with artists such as Rick Ross, the concept behind the new album and M.I.’s move into film making.

Hosts Rhinocerous Funk, DJ Fredones and L.I.F.E.Long add greatly to the lively vibe in the studio and it’s not hard to see why the show has become so popular. Check the footage from Youtube

Splitting his time between Baltimore and Miami, M.I. is due back in New York in the first week of August as his new movie “Six2Six” will be screened at Ralph McDaniels’ Hip Hop Film Festival. Co:starring with M.I. are Treach from Naughty by Nature, Syleena Johnson and Chief Rocker Busy Bee.

The album “Omerta” is available to buy in digital format direct from Six2Six Records HERE Vinyl and CD versions are now being distributed to specialist stores worldwide by Fatbeats Distribution.

Keep up to date with Constant Deviants on Facebook (Group & Label) and on Twitter (Group & Label) and meantime check out the album stream

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Last Friday, M.I. and DJ Cutt from Constant Deviants dropped into Brooklyn’s Bodega Cold Kutz studio, the show streaming live every Friday from 5pm – 8pm EST.

DJ Joe Bodega spins the real deal when it comes to hip hop, assisted this week by DJ Toshi, and the show breaks for interview segments.

In this 30 minute interview with Constant Deviants (it begins 45 minutes into the show), hosts Jay Drilla and J2ThaMar cover a lot of interesting territory with the duo. First off they discuss the group’s earliest days, how they came together to form the group and how between 2000 – 2006 the group was on an effective hiatus.

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This was due to M.I. signing a solo deal with Arista at the time, arranged by J Cole’s current manager Mark Pitts, while DJ Cutt engineered several albums for Roc-A-Fella. In this particular interview M.I. and Cutt go into far more detail than perhaps has been previously the case about the realities of life at these labels and the consequences it had for them.

In a similar vein, more specific information is provided regarding the circumstances around a 2006 remix of the Rick Ross track “Yup” which featured N.O.R.E. and M.I., but which was sent around djs incorrectly naming M1 from Dead Prez as the featured artist…just so this is cleared up once and for all !

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Baltimore’s M.I. is then asked for his perspective on the riots in the city which took place in 2015 and he gives an interesting and informative perspective on the realities of what led up to these events and the extent to which it actually affected the city as a whole.

They also discuss a range of other subjects including the new album “Omerta”, the move into film making, the use of sampling and differentials in hip hop production, underground and mainstream hip hop and much more. Definitely worth a watch, check it out on Vimeo

Omerta” is being distributed by Fatbeats worldwide on CD and vinyl formats from July 15th, and the digital version can be bought now direct from Six2Six Records’ BANDCAMP

Look out for more international media coverage on the group and the release in the coming weeks and connect with them on social media :

TWITTER Group @Cnstnt_Dvnts Label @Six2SixShift DJ Cutt @IncredibleCutts

FACEBOOK ConstantDeviantsMusic

INSTAGRAM M.I. @M.I.Six2Six DJ Cutt @TheCuttyProfessor

Hear the full album “Omerta” via the stream

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Brick City’s 050 Boyz are renowned for their energetic live performances, witnessed this year at various summer festivals and most recently at Brooklyn’s Black Bear Bar earlier this month.

The trio of Riq da Kid, Prince AK and Tru Trilla released their debut group album “Everything 050” in August, and received worldwide media coverage reflecting their dope lyricism over Clinton Place’s bangin beats. The album also featured long time associates Treach (Naughty by Nature), DoItAll (Lords of the Underground), Lakim Shabazz, and many others from the Garden State scene.

They appeared on DJ Eclipse’s Rap Is Outta Control show, performing an acclaimed freestyle cypher with Boston’s N.B.S. before returning to Sirius Xm in September as guests of DJ Premier. Their album is available HERE

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You will have the opportunity to see them performing live on Sunday 20th December at Newark’s Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street, NJ 07102 as part of the Battle of the Cities event which will have streetballers from Newark, Los Angeles, NYC and Boston reppin their territory.

050 Boyz are appearing on the main bill headlined by Rick Ross, Rich Homie Quan and Migos. A massive show leading you nicely into the holidays, not to be missed. Tickets are $25 in advance, available online from TICKETMASTER, or at The Prudential Center’s Box Office, or by phone 1 800 745 3000

This is the lively kinda business you can expect to see from 050 Boyz, check their video for the single “Hot Damn”

050 Boyz – Hot Damn (Official Music Video – produced by Clinton Place) from UrbanElite Promotions on Vimeo.

Connect with the group on FACEBOOK, or on twitter @050_Boyz. Individually they’re @RiqdaKid_050 @EgoFree2_050 & @PrinceAK_050

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Southern rapper & producer Ande Bishop released his debut EP “Ocean$” on 19th May having signed a pertnership deal with his own American Roulette Records enterprise and Seven 13 Entertainment

It is available on iTUNES

In the aftermath, he sat down with London’s Guestlist Network who produce a monthly free paper as well as having their online version of the publication.

They discuss his early days starting out in music, his influences and his move from focusing solely on producing to picking up the mic at the turn of 2015. They then turn to the impact of his releases “50 Centences” in January and his single “Old Jay-Z Videos” which was publicly endorsed by Rick Ross.

Ande then explains the hook up with Seven 13 Entertainment, the creative process behind the “Ocean$” EP and his future plans both in terms of recording a new album and the development of the American Roulette roster.

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

“50 Centences” was his first solo release and premiered in The Source. Check the stream

From the album, here’s the official video for “Old Jay-Z Videos”

Ande Bishop is planning a series of releases over the next 12 months, and is recording the first of these now. You can keep up to date with him on twitter @2AndeBishop and Seven 13 @Seven13Music

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Just after the release of his debut EP “Ocean$” in May, Southern rapper & producer Ande Bishop sat down with London based online Rough Magazine for a “One on One” with their contributor Bunmi Adigun

The pair discussed the progression from producing for fellow American Roulette stablemate Londn Blue to picking up the mic since the turn of 2015 as he embarks on his own solo career, and the recording process of his EP.

He then goes on to talk about being invited onto Hot 97 and the public endorsement of his single “Old Jay Z Videos” by artists such as Rick Ross, the rapid expansion of public awareness both at home and abroad, and his future plans including the recording of a debut album in the not too distant future

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

The EP available through American Roulette’s label partner Seven 13 Entertainment can be bought on iTunes HERE At the start of 2015, Ande Bishop released a number of introductory buzz tracks in the lead up to the EP, one of which was the self produced “$77.43”

Now busy recording his new album, you can keep up to date with Ande Bishop on twitter @2AndeBishop

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Rising Southern rapper & producer Ande Bishop released his debut EP “Ocean$” just over a month ago on 19th May through Seven 13 Entertainment. It is available on iTunes HERE Italian online publication Storia della Musica are the latest international publication to cover the release with a review which you can read in full HERE

Hotly tipped to be the one to watch from the new wave of emerging urban artists in the Southern scene, the first half of 2015 has seen him release a string of buzz tracks, singles and videos which culminated in the release of the EP. Among them were his first solo release “50 Centences” which premiered in The Source Magazine in January, and the video to his single “Old Jay-Z Videos” which was publicly co:signed by Rick Ross

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Currently recording new material for a new album scheduled to be released later in the year, you can keep up to date with Ande Bishop via twitter @2AndeBishop

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A rapid rise to prominence from a new wave of emerging Southern urban artists has seen rapper and producer Ande Bishop make serious moves since his first solo track release “50 Centences” in only January of this year

A further string of single and buzz track launches leading into the Spring culminated in his own American Roulette enterprise signing a partnership deal with expanding US label Seven 13 Entertainment, marked by the release of his introductory EP “Ocean$” on 19th May.

It’s been a remarkable few months for the young artist, and recently journalist Ethan Everton spoke with him for the UK’s multi genre online magazine DataTransmission.

In this feature, the pair discuss that first release “50 Centences” premiered by The Source and the impact it made, including with G Unit themselves. He then speaks about the tie up with Seven 13 Entertainment, how that came about and his production work with stablemate Londn Blue last year on his EP “False Hope”.

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They then turn their attention to the new EP, and the reasons behind why he didn’t handle any of the production himself, preferring to hand over to others on the American Roulette roster together with Taylor $upreme, and the influence The Game had in some of the concepts.

While also touching upon his approach to production, the feature concludes by outlining his plans for the next 12 months and the obstacles he’s overcome to achieve his level of progress.

Probably one of the most in depth insights into Ande Bishop’s world to date which you can read HERE

The Ocean$ EP is available now on iTunes

Here is the stream for the track 50 Centences which has acted as the catalyst for a highly impressive first half of 2015

Currently writing new material for an album scheduled to be released later in the year, you can connect with Ande on twitter @2AndeBishop

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