Flavour Magazine’s Shireen Fenner sat down with Melanin 9 recently ahead of the release of his debut album “Magna Carta” which releases on 3rd December.

They discuss a range of issues including the situation for a UK hip hop emcee and the general levels of support for the genre, the various issues which influence his writing, his choice of producers and working with Triple Darkness and what went into putting Magna Carta together and his plans for 2013.

You can read the whole interview HERE

There has been a fantastic response to this album from media in the UK, USA and Europe, and you will see more examples of this in the weeks ahead, together with new singles and videos

Anyone preferring CD versions of the album can buy them now directly from http://m9ether.bandcamp.com All those pre-ordered have just been sent out

You can keep up to date with him on twitter @Melanin_9 and the guys over at the magazine @shireenxoxo and @flavourmag

Any further magazine, press or general media enquiries about this release can be sent to UrbanElite PR HERE

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Flavour Magazine are one of the UK’s leading online urban culture publications edited by Annika Allan

One of their feature writers, Shireen Fenner, who is also a presenter for Channel AKA TV, got on the phone recently to Ohio’s Copywrite to speak with him about his beginnings in hip hop, working with Megahertz and the scene in Ohio generally. They also discuss the international rap battle network and the international flavour of the album featuring MC’s from the UK and the United States.

God Save The King (Proper English Version) releases on Tuesday 13th June on Man Bites Dog Records, and with quality production from Marco Polo, Jaguar Skills, Kount Fif, Vanderslice, Stu Bangas, Curtiss King, Surock & Bronze Nazareth, its one of the biggest international independent releases of 2012

The full tracklist is

Year of The Gun ft Killah Priest, Inspectah Deck & Bigz Flygerian prod by Bronze Nazareth
Crooked Coppers ft Crooked I & Iron Braydz prod by Surock
Love from Sarah (PSA) ft DJ Sarah Love
Troop Jackets ft Sean Price & SAS prod by Kount Fif
Ghost in the Machine ft Context prod by Jason Rose
Overdose ft Royce da 5 9 & Genesis Elijah prod Curtiss King
J.O.Y. ft Torae & Jason Rose prod Jason Rose
Got Myself ft Gillie The Kid & Sinista Daniro prod by Jason Rose
More Sorrow ft Illogic & Don Jaga prod by Stu Bangas
Yo! MTV Raps! (Money for Nothin’) ft Jason Rose prod by Jason Rose
Golden State (of Mind) ft Casual, Evidence, & Roc Marciano prod by Vanderslice
Opium Prodigies ft Illogic prod by Marco Polo
Arachnaphobia ft Killah Priest, Lord Basis & Melanin 9 prod by Jaguar Skills
Starter Hats ft Sonny Seeza (Onyx) & Akala prod by Kount Fif
G$K ft Dru Blu & Jason Rose prod by Stu Bangas
Still Pickin ft Sean Price, Mystro & Dom prod by Kount Fif
A Talk with Jesus prod by Poetiq Beetz

Read the full interview HERE

Follow them on twitter @Copywrite @Flavourmag @Shireenxoxo

A new single will be launched on Tuesday to mark the album’s release

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