In May this year, ZotheJerk released his album “Black Beach” through 22 Entertainment, a collaboration with producer Frost Gamble which included guest featured artists Sadat X, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James and KXNG Crooked.

Orginally from Detroit where among other things he appeared in the film “8 Mile” and developed a working relationship with the late Proof of D12, he subsequently moved to Kansas where he recived a “Humanitarian of the Year” award for work in the community before currently settling in Ohio.

Known for a conscious rhyming approach encompassing all aspects of life, injected with passion and humour in equal measure, he described the concept of “Black Beach” as “the voice of a people who are tired and demand more, who ask what’s next, it’s the music of the current era

He sat down recently with US online magazine Rhymebeat to discuss his earliest influences and the creative inspirations in his writing, he spoke of his time on the come up at Detroit’s renowned “Hip Hop Shop” and discussed in more detail his move to Kansas and his thoughts on the wider Midwest rap scene.

THE INTERVIEW WAS PUBLISHED YESTERDAY WHICH YOU CAN READ IN FULL HERE

“Black Beach” is available in digital formats from Amazon, Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify

From it was the single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat X and the lyric video “Keep Me Safe”, a message from a father dedicated to his children.

He also appears on the first single to be taken from Frost Gamble’s new solo producer album “I Missed My Bus” due out in 2018. “Effin Great” is available now from Bandcamp and also features Ras Kass

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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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Just in, the latest international press coverage of the new hip hop album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” by NY State rapper / producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble, the latter now relocated to Winnipeg, Canada.

Released on Friday September 29th through 22 Entertainment and available on various formats from mutiple stores worldwide including Amazon, iTunes, Bandcamp & Spotify

Guest artists include Kool G Rap, rap battling phenomenon DNA, Planet Asia, Canadian upcomer White Rhino, and Tragedy Khadafi with whom Frost releases the new “Rare Fabric” Ep on October 20th. The album has just been featured in French online magazines ‘In The Mood” & ‘Abcdr du Son”, and reviewed by US online ‘Patrick’s Music Blog’ who afforded the release an 8 / 10 rating.

Read the Abcdr du Son feature HERE

Read Patrick Music Blog’s review HERE

Read In The Mood’s feature HERE

LISTEN TO THE ALBUM STREAM ON BANDCAMP

The pair will be in NYC October 16th & 17th meeting press including a guest appearance on DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control” show, Sirius XM Hip Hop Nation. Next week they release an animation video for the album track “Bing Stories” – it’s dope, wait til you see this !

Frost will also release his EP “Rare Fabric”, a collaboration with Tragedy Khadafi on October 20th, and a new solo album “I Missed My Bus” early 2018 which includes featured guest artists KXNG Crooked, Skyzoo, Rah Digga, Guilty simpson, Ruste Juxx, Ras Kass and many more.

Look out for more interviews and album reviews shortly, and meantime connect with the very sociable pair on Twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and via their joint Facebook Page

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Under previous incarnations, Miami based 22 Entertainment operated as a record label, distribution partner and production company releasing a wide range of urban and rock genres.

Notable landmarks includes their involvement in assisting the early development of what would become rap supergroup Slaughterhouse, and in 2011 they released Royce da 5’9″‘s “Success Is Certain”, the most successful independent rap album of that year.

A restructure and re-brand in the past year has seen the label sign a worldwide physical and digital distribution deal with Sony’s “The Orchard” who recently took over Sony Red’s operations. Musically the label continue to nurture new emerging rap and hip hop talent balanced with releases by established names, and they have also made the move into the huge worldwide phenomenon that is “ASMR” via their Dreamscapes series, music and sounds to assist with relaxation and sleep.

In the past few months they’ve added their own presence to online digital store Bandcamp.

Much of their back catalogue has been made available, releases by Fashawn, Royce da 5’9″, Crooked I (KXNG Crooked), Chingy, Horseshoe Gang, J-Kwon, Joe Budden, Stat Quo, Kid Vishis and of course several of their Dreamscapes series.

You can visit their store HERE Their most recent and forthcoming releases include the following :

RAMPAGE – “THE PAYBACK”

Available to buy now, the Flipmode veteran returns with a themed release, the production by Felony Muzik acting as a pastiche of a 70’s cop flick, the superior classic soul and rnb samples providing the soundtrack to a journey through the streets’ underbelly

TONE CHOP & FROST GAMBLE – “RESPECT IS EARNED NOT GIVEN”

Releasing on September 29th and available to pre-order, it’s the latest from the label’s in house producer signing Frost Gamble whose star has risen quickly in the past year. This time he’s teamed up with old sparring partner, NY state rapper Tone Chop to deliver the real deal in hip hop; rhymes, bars and beats for days aided and abetted by featured artists Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Canadian upcome White Rhino, Tragedy Khadafi and rap battling sensation D.N.A.

TRAGEDY KHADAFI & FROST GAMBLE – “RARE FABRIC” EP

Releasing October 20th and available to pre-order, it’s another from the eastcoast beatmaker, this time with Queens’ veteran rapper Tragedy Khadafi. The recording was only completed earlier this month and precedes a new solo project coming soon from Frost Gamble which includes guest featured artists Rah Digga, Ras Kass, Skyzoo, KXNG Crooked, Ruste Juxx, Guilty Simpson and many more….futher details to follow

DA FLYY HOOLIGAN – “S.C.U.M.”

Releasing October 27th and available to pre-order, it’s the new album by north west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan, long regarded as one of the most gifted and creative lyricists within the burgeoning UK rap scene. DFH also spent time based in NYC becoming part of J-Ronin’s “All Elements” movement, and went on to record with Sav Killz, Prince Po, M1 of Dead Prez, Hasan Salaam, D.V Alias Khryst and the late Sean P. The new album features US luminaries Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin.

You can keep up to date with news on the most recent single, EP and album releases via 22 Entertainment’s twitter feed @22Entertainmen

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Earlier this week, eastcoast rapper & producer duo Tone Chop & Frost Gamble jumped on Skype with Breakthru Radio host DJ Wayneski ahead of the release of their album “Respect Is Earned Not Given” releasing on September 29th.

Today, the hour long special on the pair broadcast for the “On The Avenue” show was uploaded online

The music played came from both their “Veteran” EP released last November and the new album either side of an in depth 25 minute interview section where they discussed the new album, their long history together, the general state of hip hop today, Chop’s lyrical approach, Frost’s various production projects and much more.

Fair to say, when it comes to his thoughts, the punchline rapper pulls no punches !! [lol] He’s even got his 8 year old son spittin bars now – his VIDEO on Facebook generating several thousand views already…..

LISTEN BACK TO THE SHOW VIA BREAKTHRU RADIO & ON iTUNES

Featuring Kool G Rap, Planet Asia, Tragedy Khadafi, rap battler D.N.A. and Canadian upcomer White Rhino, “Respect Is Earned Not Given” releases through 22 Entertainment, distributed worldwide by The Orchard. Available to pre-order on iTunes and various formats via Bandcamp

First single released was “Walk the Walk” ft Kool G Rap

Chop & Frost will link up again with Wayneski when they return to NYC mid October promoting their album, meeting with press, and appearing on various stations including DJ Eclipse’s “Rap Is Outta Control” Sirius XM show…so look out for part 2!

Meantime, connect with them on social media via twitter @ToneChop & @FrostGamble, IG @ToneChop & @Frost.Gamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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New video by north west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan, “Romero Bryan” is taken from his EP “Fucc Ya Life Praise Mine” released earlier this summer.

Long regarded as one of the UK’s most gifted and creative lyricists, his bullish rhymes are fuelled by Agor’s lavish guitar driven production. The newly shot visuals are equally as impressive, filmed and co:directed on location by DFH and Ringz ov Saturn, with further drone sequences choreographed by Subtle Satori.

The video was premiered by COMPLEX MAGAZINE

Watch it now on Youtube

In an extremely rare occurrence for a British rap artist, DFH has signed with a US label, 22 Entertainment, for the release his new album “S.C.U.M.”. Out on October 28th 2017 and produced entirely by Agor, it includes features by Westide Gunn and Hus Kingpin.

The label, whose back catalogue includes Royce da 5’9″, Joe Budden, Fashawn, Stat Quo, Crooked I, and J-Kwon, are distributed worldwide by Sony’s The Orchard, and the new album will be available in both digital and physical formats.

Both can in fact be pre-ordered from the label direct via their Bandcamp store

The “Fucc Ya Life Praise Mine” EP can be bought directly from Da Flyy Hooligan HERE

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One you don’t want to miss next week !

North west London rapper Da Flyy Hooligan will release his new video “Romero Bryan” next Tuesday, August 15th.

The track is taken from his “Fucc Ya Life Praise Mine” EP released earlier this summer which has already been featured heavily by onlines around the world. You can buy it HERE

Long regarded as one of the UK’s most gifted and creative lyricists, he kills it on producer Agor’s lavish guitar driven production. The newly shot visuals are equally as impressive, filmed and co:directed on location by DFH and Ringz ov Saturn, with further drone sequences choreographed by Subtle Satori.

IT’S A MUST SEE & WILL BE PREMIERED ON TUESDAY BY COMPLEX MAGAZINE

DFH releases his new album “S.C.U.M.” featuring Westide Gunn and Hus Kingpin on October 28th through US label 22 Entertainment whose back catalogue includes Royce da 5’9″, Joe Budden, Fashawn, Stat Quo, Crooked I, and J-Kwon. Worldwide distribution is by Sony subsidiary The Orchard.

The first single released was “Savile Row” ft Westside Gunn

“S.C.U.M.” can be pre-ordered in digital and CD formats via 22 Ent at Bandcamp

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Twitter @DaFlyyHooligan & @22Entertainmen
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