The latest Rapture & Verse monthly column written by Matt Oliver has just been published in the UK’s Monolith Cocktail.

The column serves as a regular update of all hip hop and rap music news from around the world, album, EP, mixtape and single releases, events, videos, and the latest breaking news about artists from both sides of the Atlantic.

Included in the new issue are Stig of the Dump, MF Doom, Tyler the Creator, Kutmah, Mr Lif & Akrobatik, Tanya Morgan, Action Bronson, Dave East and many more.

Also mentioned in honourable despatches is the new album “S.C.U.M.” by north west rapper Da Flyy Hooligan, produced by the UK’s Agor and including features by Westside Gunn and Hus Kingpin. Out on October 28th through US label 22 Entertainment whose back catalogues includes Royce da 5’9″, Fashawn, J-Kwon, Joe Budden, Bumpy Knuckles, KXNG Crooked, it will be available in CD and digital formats distributed by The Orchard

READ THE COLUMN IN FULL HERE

“S.C.U.M.” is also available to pre-order in 22 Ent’s BANDCAMP

The first single released was “Savile Row” featuring Westside Gunn, check out the stream

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Twitter @DaFlyyHooligan @22Entertainmen
IG @DaFlyyHooligan
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The new monthly column “Rapture & Verse” written by Matt Oliver has just been published in the UK’s Monolith Cocktail.

Serving as a re-cap of all the latest news in hip hop from around the world, whether single, EP or album releases, upcoming events or the latest videos, the condensed format makes it an excellent quick stop reference point to be fully updated.

Among the artists covered this month are Fliptrix, Yasiin Bey, Tanya Morgan, Journalist 103, Clear Soul Forces, Danny Brown, Kool Keith, Paul White, Mac Miller, Esoteric, Inspectah Deck, Lice, Mr Lif & L’Orange….you get the idea.

Also included is news and comment on the new “Veteran EP” by NY State rapper Tone Chop and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble which releases through Seven 13 Music & Ent on November 18th.

READ THE WHOLE COLUMN HERE

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The duo have been prolific with releases in recent weeks. Beginning with the first single from the EP, a tribute to Sean Price, “Leave It Alone” features Ruste Juxx and Nobi.

This was followed by the bonus cut “Being A Boss” which slices the Jadakiss x Nate Dogg joint “Time’s Up” for the hook, while only yesterday they launched their new “Relentless Freestyle” video. Check them out

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VETERAN EP AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER FROM iTUNES

Keep up to date with Tone Chop & Frost Gamble on social media :

TWITTER @ToneChop @FrostGamble
INSTAGRAM @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble
FACEBOOK JOINT PAGE

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Cosmic Hip Hop are a magazine with connections to both France and Switzerland, reporting in the main on “rap Francais” but with some international content.

They have an online platform carrying news, reviews and interviews, but they also occasionally produce a physical magazine sold in stores in areas of Europe, Canada and Africa, typically French speaking territories. They recently published Issue 9, their summer 2015 edition which also included in amongst their regular content a specific focus on New York and New Jersey.

In addition, they featured their interview with Cincinnati Emcee Buggs tha Rocka who had at the time just released his new album “Scattered Thoughts of An American Poet”. You can read the full interview, in French obviously, on page 11 of the PDF version of the magazine HERE Availability of the magazine in stores which also includes ordering direct from Cosmic Hip Hop can be found HERE

Earlier this year, Buggs and Donte from MOOD signed a new record deal with Talib Kweli’s Javotti label for their new project Space Invadaz, and their first release is due out later in the year. This is the album stream of Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet which released free in December (available from www.buggstharocka.com)

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Crowned once again as “Hip Hop Artist of the Year” at last month’s Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, Buggs tha Rocka has just featured in the new issue of France’s “Hip Hop Breathe” magazine.

He discusses his latest album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” which released as a free download on 10th December 2014, and includes production by Sal Dali, Hop Trax, !llmind and Jake One with a wide array of featured artists including Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD, Phoenix Aphrodite and Piakhan.

He also speaks on his future plans and the possibility of working with legendary producer Hi Tek, the artists who have influenced him the most over the years and the subject matters and various artistic outlets that inspire him the most.

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The magazine which also includes features with Mysonne, Saw Real, T-Ran and Curbside Jones is available as a free download HERE where the interview with Buggs can be read in full

The album can be downloaded for free from Buggs tha Rocka’s bandcamp HERE and is also available via the MyMixtapez App for mobile devices. Taken from the album is the track Angel of Death ft Chuck Inglish

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Having finished 2014 on a high with the release of his critically acclaimed album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” on 10th December, Cincinnati’s Buggs tha Rocka has begun the new year in similar fashion.

He performed at the recent Cincinnati Entertainment Awards where he picked up the title of “Best Hip Hop Artist” for the second year running and has just been featured in two more international press publications

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Hip Hop Life is one of Spain’s largest publications dedicated to the genre, and Buggs spoke with them towards the end of the year. The monthly magazine is produced online, and his full interview (written of course in Spanish) can be read by turning to page 37 HERE

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He also spoke with US online The 9 Elements recently as part of their “The Whole Nine” series of interviews. Here he speaks on the construction of the album, the scene in Cincinnati, his different musical influences and his plans for the year ahead. You can read that in full HERE

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Buggs tha Rocka has also just today launched his new video “Celebration for Us” which features local artist Moxy Monster of Valley High. The track features on the album and is produced by Rusko. Other producers and artists who feature on the album, which can be download for free at http://buggstharocka.bandcamp.com, include !llmind, Jake One, MOOD, Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, Hop Trax, Piakhan and many more.

CHECK THE VIDEO OUT ON VIMEO

Buggs tha Rocka – "Celebration for Us" ft Moxy Monster & OATW (Official Music Video) from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

Keep up to date with Buggs on social media via twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic” and look out for further international media coverage shortly. You will also be able to catch one of Buggs’ live shows soon as he tours various US cities in association with the K Hotel network and is due to be performing at SXSW in March

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London’s Guestlist produces a free newspaper each month covering a wide spectrum of musical genres, typically, urban, dance & hip hop, and has a substantial focus on events happening around the country & overseas, whether regular club nights, or festivals or concerts,

They are the latest to have interviewed Cincinnati’s Buggs tha Rocka who released his album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” on December 10th 2014 as a free download available from www.buggstharocka.com and also via the MyMixtapez App for mobile devices. The release represents his home city with many local artists featuring, and also includes production by !llmind, Jake One, Kill Will and guest features from Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD and Piakhan.

The interview appears in their latest issue opposite a feature on Afrika Bambaataa, and here Buggs speaks on the concept behind the album, his working relationship with Talib Kweli and his views on the intersection of an artist as a “commodity” and that as the musician.

Read the whole feature online HERE

The current holder of the title “Hip Hop Artist of the Year” as presented by the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards in association with City Beat Magazine, he has been again nominated for the second year running. Votes are open to the public and can be made HERE

Look out for further international media coverage on Buggs tha Rocka and further official video launches in January 2015. You can connect with Buggs on social media on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and on Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic” Check the video of bim performing live with Reflection Eternal at the “Resurrection of Hip Hop II” event held in Cincinnati in October this year

Resurrection of Hip Hop II featuring Buggs tha Rocka & Reflection Eternal Live in Cincinnati from Buggs Tha Rocka on Vimeo.

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Cincinnati MC Buggs tha Rocka jumped on Skype with UK online publication Subba Cultcha recently to discuss his new album “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” which was released on 10th December 2014, and available as a free download from www.buggstharocka.com

The film of the interview conducted by Thomas Schofield was recorded and uploaded as a video to Youtube

You can see the full feature online HERE and watch the interview on Youtube

The 19 track album includes production by !llmind, Jake One, Hop Trax, Kill Will, Sal Dali and Beats McGreevey, and also features Tanya Morgan, Chuck Inglish, MOOD, Phoenix Aphrodite, Aida Chakra, Piakhan and many more. A pre-cursor to a planned series of official releases in 2015, “Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet” has laid down a strong marker for what lies ahead with Buggs featuring in publications from the United States, UK, Europe & New Zealand.

Look out for further press coverage and official video launches in the weeks ahead, and connect with Buggs on social media on twitter @BuggsThaRocka and Facebook “BuggsThaRockaMusic” You can also hear the album stream on Soundcloud :

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